E-Commerce market news and reviews

Mar 3, 2015

As robots start to take over retail, will there be any jobs left?

The world’s first robotized sales assistants were rolled out last month in California. Nicknamed OSHbots, the two machines cost $50,000 apiece, are 5 feet of plastic on wheels and carry built-in natural language processors, computers, product scanners and navigation tools.

Dec 26, 2014

6 Things Warren Buffett Says You Should Do With Your Money In 2015

With the year winding down, we combed through all the advice Buffett has given us in 2014, from the sublime (“Price is what you pay, value is what you get”) to the ridiculous (“A bull market is like sex. It feels best just before it ends”).

Jan 14, 2015

PayPal and Microsoft punch up the POS

Certainly not PayPal and Microsoft, who announced yesterday (Jan. 12) that its PayPal Here mobile app and ...

Dec 22, 2014

6 Predictions about the state of digital marketing In 2015

Times are changing. If you want to continue reaching prospective customers online, you need to follow the trends. You need to stay ahead of the game when it comes to connecting with people through your digital marketing efforts.

Jan 13, 2015

Startup wants to help clients turn Instagram accounts into mobile e-commerce engines

Berliner, a 2013 Wharton MBA, co-founded the startup – which launched in a trial phase called beta in November – with ...

Dec 25, 2014

Top 5 Tech Predictions From Research Firm IDC

Despite slowing growth and challenges, China – with a population of nearly 1.4 billion – will have a booming technology market in 2015. Nearly 500 million smartphones will be sold in China next year, three times the number sold in the U.S. and one third of global sales, says IDC.

Nov 7, 2014

Silk Road 2.0 Seized, Alleged Operator Unmasked in FBI Crackdown

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) together with the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York have announced that they have arrested 'Defcon', the operator of illicit black market website Silk Road 2.0.

Dec 22, 2014

Coinffeine Demonstrates Distributed P2P Bitcoin Exchange Platform

Spanish cryptocurrency startup Coinffeine has demonstrated a trial version of its upcoming peer-to-peer (p2p) bitcoin exchange platform. The distributed and open-source exchange will allow users to buy and sell bitcoins anonymously without having to depend on a centralised entity.

Oct 2, 2014

E-retailing veteran Michael Rubin says exactly what he thinks

In a long-ranging discussion, Kynetic CEO Michael Rubin explained how being aggressive and adaptable is essential to e-commerce success.

Oct 29, 2014

US Senator: Dark Market Fight Requires More Funding

US Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) has called for a crackdown on the dark web following reports that illicit marketplaces are thriving even after the government shutdown of Silk Road. In an open letter addressed to Attorney General Eric Holder and published by Schumer’s office on 27th October...