Sometimes, when you buy a hotel reservation in advance, the reservation isn't refundable. Plans change and if you can't keep your commitment, Roomer is a marketplace that lets you sell that reservation instead of losing your entire investment. Read more...
Overstock.com thinks VOD needs a pure-play marketplace rival to Amazon's Prime Instant Video
This week, Amazon announced their WorkMail solution as a business-class email and calendaring solution in the cloud. Over the past several years, Amazon has produced some amazing solutions. But is WorkMail…
Search engines are now the marketplace where it makes the most sense to invest most of your real estate marketing budget. But competitiveness for high rankings has resulted in an ugly trend whereby some may try to destroy the reputations of those above them through negative SEO or publicity...
The trial against Russ Ulbricht — the alleged mastermind of illegal online marketplace Silk Road — doesn't look awesome for the defense. He's charged with money laundering, computer hacking, and conspiracy to commit narcotics trafficking...Show More Summary
Allegations of collusion and marketplace manipulation are being thrown around as average asking prices for Super Bowl tickets topped a staggering $9,000 this week.
Technology, marketplaces, and economic trends are all aligning to favor the self-employed.
Many fresh produce suppliers have learned that accommodating the needs of the U.S.’s largest retailer — Wal-Mart — can be profitable, for some even a requirement if they want to compete in the marketplace.
Attention Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon…there may be another heavyweight competitor around the corner! India Post, having one of the largest logistics network in the world, is now all set to launch their own ecommerce portal, which will work as a market place to connect buyers and sellers from all over the country. Show More Summary
Prosecutors turned up the heat on Ross Ulbricht on Thursday, accusing the alleged mastermind of online drug marketplace Silk Road of using threats of violence and murder for hire to protect his criminal enterprise.
Steve Rhodes via Flickr Harry Campbell has already been featured in The New York Times for his expertise (he runs the blog and podcast The Rideshare Guy). You may have even heard him recently on NPR's Marketplace Tech. It's not uncommon for rideshare drivers to drive for multiple services, and Campbell drives for three. Show More Summary
Despite federal policies in education, increased standardized testing of students and futile strategies to bring "competition" into the education marketplace, it is clear that there is a high correlation in the United States between the education achievement gap and poverty. In 2002, my friend and colleague, Dr. Show More Summary
If you or anyone in your household enrolled in a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2014, this tax season you’ll get a new Form 1095-A — Health Insurance Marketplace Statement. You’ll get it in the mail by early February and use it to file your 2014 federal income tax return. Keep it...
Zend Technologies today is announcing the arrival of the latest version of the Zend Server application platform on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. That should come as good news to developers who work in PHP and prefer to run their applications on the biggest public cloud around. Zend Server 8 is a PHP application […]
Steam Workshop content creators have earned over $57 million since Valve corporation launched the user-generated marketplace in 2011, and now Valve is expanding the Workshop to two non-Valve games for the first time ever. Steam Workshop began in 2011 as … Continue reading ?
Koru is a Seattle-based talent marketplace that helps college grads find jobs at tech companies by putting them through an intensive business program. As the company today announced, it has raised an $8 million Series A round led byShow More Summary
When a Chinese agency accused Alibaba Group in a white paper of allowing fakes, bribery and other misdeeds on its Taobao marketplace, it did more than shake up investors.
Fitness gadget maker Jawbone announced today that it has launched a new “partner marketplace” for third-party apps and hardware that work together in an attempt to embrace the “Internet of Things.” The new store features “smart home” products like the Nest Learning Thermostat and other automation tools, such as Automatic’s driving assistant. Software, like the Sleepio […]
People love free shipping, even if retailers don’t necessarily love it so much. For customers who don’t have Prime memberships, Amazon’s free shipping on orders of $35 or more is a popular policy. Yet if one item in a customer’s cart ships from a third-party seller, it doesn’t count toward that $35 total. Amazon has now changed this policy…but … [More]
“In order for a child to watch the Disney Channel, her parents must now also pay for a live sex show on WE tv. Something is terribly, horribly broken in the marketplace when an industry is capable of making that happen,” said PTC President Tim Winter. read more