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2 hrs ago | Internet Retailer

Books-A-Million names a vice president of e-commerce

Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.

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Related Topix: BooksAMillion, Retail, Science / Technology, Marketing, Mobile Marketing

5 hrs ago | Internet Retailer

Mobile commerce: The 50%-plus club

Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Science / Technology, Groupon, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple, Startups

Wed Aug 27, 2014

West Australian

Ratan Tata invests in Indian online retailer Snapdeal

Ratan Tata, the former chairman of India's salt-to-steel Tata conglomerate, has bought a stake in Indian online retailer Snapdeal, the company said on Wednesday, joining a list of funds who have invested in the country's growing e-commerce industry.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Amazon

Newkerala.com

'Apple of China' to make India launch of Mi 4 by yearend

Chinese handset manufacturer Xiaomi, often referred as the "Apple of China", plans to launch its flagship Mi 4 phone by the yearend in India and also plans to set up its Mi Home experience zone in Bangalore within four to six months, a top company official said.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Science / Technology,

Reuters

Mega-IPO to rekindle the 'bromance' behind Alibaba's rise

Masayoshi Son's nose for an investment has turned a $20 million start-up punt on Alibaba into a stake worth maybe $50 billion or more as the Chinese e-commerce giant co-founded and led by Jack Ma heads to what could be the biggest U.S. tech IPO of all time.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Startups, Yahoo!, Science / Technology, Yahoo, Dapper, Citizen Sports, iPhone and iPad App

The Code Project

Search engine friendly URLs in ASP.NET

URL rewriting can be one of the best and quickest ways to improve the usability and search friendliness of your site.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Widevine Technologies, Search Engine Optimization

Seobythesea.com

Google Patent Attacks Reverse Engineering of Local Search Listings

The title from a Google patent reached out and grabbed me as I was skimming through Google's patents.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Local Search, Science / Technology

Democracy Now

NSA Creates Google-Like Search Engine to Help Other Agencies Access Collected Phone, Email Records

Ryan Gallagher , Reporter for The Intercept, the news website recently banned by the military.

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Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US News, Liberal Political News

Bloomberg

Alibaba First-Quarter Profit Triples Ahead of IPO

Alibaba's profit jumped in the first quarter as advertisers boosted spending on the Tmall and Taobao Chinese e-commerce platforms ahead of its initial public offering.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

Reuters

China's Wanda, Tencent and Baidu team up for $813 million e-commerce deal-sources

China's privately-held Dalian Wanda Group is set to launch a 5 billion yuan e-commerce joint venture with domestic internet giants Tencent Holdings Ltd and Baidu Inc, said two sources familiar with the investment.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Science / Technology, Tencent, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Baidu

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Data Center Knowledge

Amazon Planning $1.1bn Data Center Project In Central Ohio

Amazon is planning a major data center in Ohio. Columbus Business First has surfaced plans for a massive project in Central Ohio.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Tax

West Australian

Snapchat valued at $10 bln: reports

US media on Tuesday reported that Snapchat was valued at $10 billion based on funding pumped into the startup by a powerhouse Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Science / Technology

Fox News

Secret Spy Data? 'Google-like' search engine highlights Nsa snooping

The National Security Agency's surveillance machinery is again in the spotlight after a media report claimed that it is secretly providing data to almost two dozen U.S. government agencies via a powerful "Google-like" search engine.

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Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

GigaOM

It's not just the Fire Phone: Looks as if Amazon doesn't...

If a recent sales estimate is in the ballpark, then Amazon hasn't sold many Fire Phones at all.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Science / Technology

CIO

Global Ecommerce Doubles as Shoppers Get More Adventurous

Shoppers around the world are becoming a bit more adventurous and a lot more focused on buying what they're hunting for online, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Sinopec teams up with Tencent in retail ahead of stake sale

Chinese oil giant Sinopec Corp has signed a preliminary deal with internet company Tencent Holdings Ltd to introduce digital commerce to the retail arm the oil giant is partially privatising.

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Related Topix: Tencent, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Meet the Fast 100: Houston digital marketing firm moves to bigger digs to retain talent

Fast-growing Houston-based digital marketing firm TopSpot Internet Marketing will stretch its legs by moving to a new Galleria-area location at the end of September.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology, Sales

Emmy Advanced Media

NSA Built 'Google-like' Search Engine for Metadata

The National Security Agency built a " Google -like" search engine to give domestic and international government agencies access to details of billions of calls, texts and instant messages sent by millions of people, according to The Intercept.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Widevine Technologies, Search Engines

Reuters

RPT-Ipo View-Fund managers look to make room for Alibaba

Investors are looking over portfolios to make room for Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Inc's market debut next month - and that means some less attractive stocks that funds are holding might be shown the door.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology, Financial Markets, Amazon, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Yahoo!

GlobeNewswire

Send Press Releases with GlobeNewswire

ValueJET, a new manufacturer of supplies for ink jet printers, today announced its introductory product line of environmentally friendly refill kits and compatible ink jet cartridges for printers from Hewlett-Packard, Canon, Epson and Lexmark, via an E-commerce site on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Printers, Science / Technology

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