Groupon to Cut 1,100 Jobs, Pull Out of 7 Countries
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Groupon to Cut 1,100 Jobs, Pull Out of 7 Countries

(Chicago Tribune) – Groupon, once believed by many to be a catalyst for Chicago’s technology…

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PayPal Continues Acquisition Spree, Buys E-commerce Startup Led By Former Obama Campaign CTO
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PayPal Continues Acquisition Spree, Buys E-commerce Startup Led By Former Obama Campaign CTO

(Forbes) – In the months leading up to its split with eBay, PayPal made two significant acquisitions. The…

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Amazon’s Value Surpasses Wal-Mart After Surprise 2Q Profit
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Amazon’s Value Surpasses Wal-Mart After Surprise 2Q Profit

MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It’s official: Amazon is bigger than…

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‘Buy Button’ to be Added to Google Search Results
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‘Buy Button’ to be Added to Google Search Results

(BBC) – Google has confirmed that it is to introduce a “buy button” to its…

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Amazon Offers Free Same-Day Delivery for Prime Members
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Amazon Offers Free Same-Day Delivery for Prime Members

  (Bloomberg) – Amazon.com Inc. will offer free same-day delivery to Amazon Prime subscribers in…

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Amazon Starts Travel Service Amazon Destinations
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Amazon Starts Travel Service Amazon Destinations

  NEW YORK (India Times) – The site that sells everything from toilet paper to…

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Alibaba Wants You to Pay for Things on Your Smartphone by Scanning Your Face
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Alibaba Wants You to Pay for Things on Your Smartphone by Scanning Your Face

Seth Fiegerman, MASHABLE   HANOVER, Germany (Mashable.com)—The future of payments may be staring us right…

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Facebook Buys And Shuts Down Shopping Site TheFind To Boost Commerce In Ads
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Facebook Buys And Shuts Down Shopping Site TheFind To Boost Commerce In Ads

Josh Constine, TECH CRUNCH   (TechCrunch.com)—Facebook today announced it has acquired personalized shopping search engine TheFind…

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Target Raises Ante in e-Commerce Fight with Amazon, Walmart
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Target Raises Ante in e-Commerce Fight with Amazon, Walmart

  (Fortune) – Target has lowered the minimum online order size by half as the…

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Here’s How to Send Money Over Gmail
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Here’s How to Send Money Over Gmail

  (Time) – Gmail users in the United Kingdom may notice a new attachment icon…

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