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Upping its ante in India's fiercely competitive online shopping space, e-commerce giant Amazon today said it will invest USD 2 billion in the country to grow its business in a market that is dominated by homegrown players like Flipkart and Snapdeal.
They didn't expect much at first. Aside from being friends with an employee's father, Burch had no prior connection to the jewelry e-commerce site founded in late 2010.
The European Court of Justice's demand for internet search engines to respect individuals' "right to be forgotten" is unworkable and unreasonable and should be written out of future EU law, a House of Lords committee has said.
Jeff Koons' orange "Balloon Dog" sold for $58.4 million at auction last year, making it the most expensive work ever sold by a living artist.
Walmart 's Silicon Valley R&D group @WalmartLabs is announcing this morning that it has acquired its 14th startup, social marketplace Luvocracy .
With this round of fund raising, Flipkart is valued at about USD 7 billion , says sources.
When the web address Sex.com was sold in 2012 for a reported $2.6 million, it was most likely the highest price ever paid for a single domain name.
Twitter shares have fallen 8% in the last three months and 40% year-to-date, with investors wary that the social network's user base isn't growing fast enough.
OXFORD'S oldest shop is embracing the internet age and creating an online store for the first time in its 276-year history.
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Government investigators visited Microsoft offices in four Chinese cities on Monday, according to a company spokeswoman.
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EBay Inc. plans to experiment with selling auto mechanics' services alongside car parts, said Devin Wenig, president of the marketplaces business, in an expansion of the e-commerce company's offerings.
Attackers are exploiting a vulnerability in distributed search engine software Elasticsearch to install DDoS malware on Amazon and possibly other cloud servers.
Online retailer Jumia, a would-be African Amazon set up by German venture capital firm Rocket Internet, is expanding into three new markets - Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon, the company said on Monday.
If someone is thinking about suicide, the Internet often serves as a source of information.
According to a July 15 article published by Facebook for Business News titled, "The Value of Storytelling on Facebook for Marketers," the best way to increase landing page visits and sales using social media ads may be to release a series of ads that tell the brand story.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 02:54 am
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