After years of attempts to craft a federal law that would affirm states’ rights to tax online purchases, the issue may still be far from being resolved. The House Judiciary Committee has put the brakes on the Marketplace Fairness Act passed by the Senate in May. On Wednesday, prospects for federal action to resolve the long-standing issue of whether … [More]
The makers of Fiver call it the world's largest marketplace, and while I cannot verify that claim, you will find loads of people on the site that offer their services for $5. What makes Fiver interesting in my opinion is that it is not limited to the usual Internet related services. Show More Summary
Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. is recalling Dole brand Italian Blend salad from the marketplace due to possible Listeria contamination. The following product is known to have been distributed in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick and mayShow More Summary
Sosh has been around since 2011 and brought a curated activities concierge to SF, NY, and Seattle for three years. But today, the app that offers up cool things to do is adding a new layer to the platform in the form of the Sosh Marketplace. Show More Summary
The administration has said that March 31 is a hard deadline and there won't be any extensions. The post States With Glitchy Obamacare Marketplaces Want An Enrollment Extension appeared first on ThinkProgress.
After the popular mobile game Flappy Bird was taken off of the App Store and Google Play Marketplace, the game’s …
“Part magazine, part marketplace” TRNK go inside the impressive San Francisco abode of Todd Barket & Carl Chiara, founders of Unionmade. The couple have shared the home, high up on a hill overlooking the northern half, for twelve years. A more minimalist,… Inside the San Francisco Home of Todd Barket & Carl Chiara of Unionmade is a post by Lena Dystant on Selectism.
The Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act on May 6, 2013. The chairman of the House committee that oversees the legislation issued his own seven Internet sales tax principles on Sept. 18, 2013, four months later. Amazon keeps adding states to the list of where it collects sales taxes from purchasers. Show More Summary
Introducing a radical new pricing model to an existing business is not for the faint-hearted. Just ask veteran German taxi app startup, mytaxi, which last January was preparing to shift into a new gear by switching from a fixed fee to marketplace model pricing in its home market of Germany. Read More
ByDallas Salazar: Who is Care.com?: Care.com, Inc. (CRCM) operates an online marketplace for finding and managing family care in the United States and internationally. The company helps families to address their care needs, including...Show More Summary
Cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, could revolutionize money to the same degree that the Internet has revolutionized communication. However, like any economic marketplace, human exuberance is the greatest threat to the cryptocurrency phenomenon. Markets fail to the degree that the market can …
After making its mobile debut on iOS just in December, Fiverr is making its way to Android today. If you haven't heard of Fiverr before, it's an interesting concept that helps link up buyers and sellers in the so-called "gig economy" to perform services starting at just $5 each. Show More Summary
Credit Karma, the online credit score provider and credit marketplace, has raised $85 million in a new round of financing led by Google Capital with participation from Tiger Global Management and existing investors. The company’s announcement confirms...Show More Summary
Rover, the Seattle-based online community that connects dog owners with in-home sitters, is today announcing $12 million in Series C funding, in a round led by new investor Menlo Ventures. Existing investors Madrona Venture Group, Foundry Group, and Petco (yes, the retailer) also participated. Show More Summary
Fiverr, the Task Rabbit-rivaling startup that serves as a microtask marketplace for people to buy and sell services starting from $5, has launched its first Android app. To recap, Fiverr lets registered users monetize their skills and resources, which can be anything from Web design to gardening. Show More Summary
The cloud can be confusing. Computenext aims to make the landscape a lot simpler.
The pace at which Americans signed up for health plans slowed last month in the fledgling federal and state insurance marketplaces, according to new government figures showing that slightly fewer than 1 million people enrolled in February. Read full article >>
About 4.2 million Americans have enrolled in private health plans through the end of February via the online insurance marketplaces established by the federal health law — with enrollment jumping by nearly 1 million people last month,...Show More Summary
A little more than 4.2 million people have enrolled in new health insurance plans through ObamaCare's state and federal marketplaces since they went live in October, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday. Of that total — which runs through the end of February — about 943,000 enrollees signed up last month alone. Show More Summary
The Chinese e-commerce market is becoming an extremely competitive space. With lots of dollars at stake, companies that were not originally e-commerce focused are expanding their services to include digital marketplaces and payments platforms. Show More Summary