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Posts tagged “E-commerce”

May 22

Apple-IBM apps for Watch go enterprise IT; Uber loses in France; FAA apps target delays; PayPal going mobile; PowerSecure solar at Cree

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Apple and IBM unveil enterprise apps for the Watch; Uber loses legal case in France; PayPal is going mobile; the FAA hopes apps will fight flight delays; and PowerSecure teams with Cree for a solar project in Durham.

May 21

HP sells China server unit; Peak 10 grows in Triangle; Time Warner Cable back in play?; Spotify expands; PayPal's $25M fine

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: HP is selling its server business in China; Peak 10 expands in the Triangle; will Altice buy Time Warner Cable?; Spotify adds more services; and PayPal pays $25 million settlement.

Updated May 20

Premium Lock Will martech, ad tech platforms solve challenges facing marketers, ad agencies?

E-Commerce Analysis: As consumers' focus on and dollars move to digital devices, marketers and agencies follow. In the past marketers and agencies dictated the terms of engagement with consumers through traditional media formats, such as print, TV and radio. Today's digital consumer dictates terms of engagement with brands. As a result, marketers and agencies are turning to data-driven marketing technology (martech) and advertising technology (ad tech) platforms to create personalized, engaging user experiences. Technology Business Research examines what these changes mean.

May 19

Prostitute guilty in Google exec death; Apple updates Macs; Allscripts cuts Raleigh jobs; anti-Muslim video back online; Alibaba's apology

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A prostitute pleads guilty in the death of a Google executive; Apple updates some of its Macs; Allscripts is cutting jobs in Raleigh; an anti-Muslim video is back online at YouTube; and Alibaba's founder apologizes for counterfeit goods.

Updated May 19

Airbnb agrees to collect state, county taxes in North Carolina

Airbnb's webpage ​Five months after Raleigh officials declared room-sharing apps to be illegal in the city, online lodging service Airbnb has agreed to collect taxes in connection with stays in Raleigh booked through its site. The company also says it will collect taxes elsewhere in the state.

May 18

Premium Lock Two boosts for bitcoins: A new exchange, a new transaction server

Bitcoins     Two news announcements Monday could give a boost to the fledgling bitcoin industry: A new exchange in Sweden and a $1.5 million investment in a startup focused on building a bitcoin transaction verification server.

May 14

Despite losses, MaxPoint demonstrates muscle in first post-IPO quarter

An expanding number of enterprise customers and a growing diversity of a surging revenue mix gives encouragement to MaxPoint CEO in the first quarter after the ecommerce and advertising firm went public. But don't expect profits any time soon.

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May 11

Premium Lock Red Ventures acquires Pitney Bowes marketing group for $310M

Tech services and marketing firm Red Ventures, which is based just outside of Charlotte, is acquiring the marketing services organization of Pitney Bowes in a deal worth $310 million in cash. Red Ventures received a capital infusion of $250 million in January.

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May 6

Premium Lock Salesforce's independence may end soon; will IBM, Oracle buy?

Merger Analysis: Salesforce's rumored acquisition talks come as the end of "the end of software" era looms, writes Allan Krans, principal analyst at Technology Business Research.

Updated May 5

COO Spitz replaces co-founder Scot Wingo as top exec at ChannelAdvisor

Scot Wingo, the co-founder and CEO of ChannelAdvisor, has resigned that post and has been replaced by Chief Operating Officer David Spitz. The news was disclosed Monday evening after ChannelAdvisor reported a first-quarter loss of $9 million and its stock traded at about one fifth the value they did just a year ago.

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May 1

Premium Lock Inside SciQuest: On the hunt for more acquisitions, but ...

Stephen Wiehe SciQuest Chair and CEO Stephen Wiehe tells Wall Street analysts that the e-procurement and related services company is on the prowl for acquisitions. But what are the opportunities? Are there good buys? Plus: SciQuest hires its first chief marketing officer.

April 30

Is Oracle gunning for Salesforce? IBM? Deal would be $50B

Oracle ​Investors are betting that business software service company Salesforce.com will be sold, with Oracle emerging as the early favorite to pull off a deal that could cost about $50 billion. IBM also could make a play.

Updated April 28

Covance boosts LabCorp earnings; ESPN sues Verizon; data case to SCOTUS; Apple Pay for Discover; Raleigh startup raises $470,000

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: Covance gives a boost to LabCorp earnings but currency headwinds hurt; ESPN sues Verizon over unbundling; the Supreme Court to hear personal data privacy case; Discover supports Apple Pay; and a Raleigh photo app startup raises $470,000.

April 24

Premium Lock Why NetSuite bought Bronto for $200M - in CEO's own words

Zach Nelson Zack Nelson, chief executive officer of NetSuite, was in Durham along with other executives wrapping up a $200 million deal to buy Bronto Software In his own words, he describes why he's making the buy.

April 23

Premium Lock Facebook call app; AT&T expects merger OK; FCC killing Comcast-TWC deal?; Facebook earnings; eBay thinks small

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Want to make a call on Facebook? There's an app for that; AT&T sees DirecTV merger advancing; is the FCC killing the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal?; Facebook strong in mobile ads; eBay thinks small as PayPal split nears.

April 17

Premium Lock IBM, SAS top 'Magic Quadrant'in multichannel campaign management report

Marketing When it comes to services that clients can use for management of promotional campaigns across multiple channels, IBM and SAS lead the way, according to a new study from research firm Gartner. These services are a big ($400M) revenue producer for SAS. Why do IBM and SAS ranking highly? Our Insiders can get the details.

April 16

Premium Lock European Union alleges Google's abuses hurt consumers, innovation

EU vs. Google  The European Union's escalating legal attack on Google is likely to ignite a debate about whether the Internet search leader makes life more convenient for consumers or abuses its power to squeeze out rivals who might have something better to offer.

April 16

Premium Lock Mati Energy-ABC update; Yahoo buying Foursquare?; Symantec selling Veritas?; Netflix soars; Etsy's $267 IPO

Bulldog Bulletin In today's wrapup of technology and science news: Durham startup Mati Energy's ABC interview coming later; is Yahoo buying Foursquare?; Semantic reportedly talks with EMC, NetApp about selling Veritas; original content helps Netflix soar; Etsy goes public for $267 million.

April 15

Premium Lock Bitcoin news in NC; Game of Thrones hack; Apple buys 3D photo firm; airlines' hack threat; tablets at Olive Garden

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Cryptolina returns to N.C.; Game of Thrones is hacked; Apple buys 3D tech to improve iPhone photos; airlines face increasing threats from hackers; and Olive Garden is adding tablets at tables.

April 14

Premium Lock Industry: Digital music sales match physical for 1st time

iTunes on iCloud   The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry's annual digital music report says digital and physical sales each accounted for 46 percent of the $14.97 billion in global music revenues. Income from performance rights and synchronization revenue made up the rest.

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