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Posts tagged “E-commerce”

Updated 7:40 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Cash for tech: Windsor Circle to invest new funding in development

Fresh from closing on a new round of $4.1 million in venture funding, Windsor Circle CEO explains what he plans to do with the funding.

Matt Williamson Matt Williamson

Updated 11:22 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Windsor Circle raises $4.1M in new venture round

Windsor Circle, the Durham startup whose CEO loves to wear green pants as a marketing ploy, has plenty more "green" around. The company has raised new venture funding, according to a securities filing.

Windsor Circle's team goes green - and looks for dough Windsor Circle's team goes green - and looks for dough

April 18

Amazon takes on Netflix; drones threaten aircraft; backing for Burr encryption bill; Google library prevails

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Amazon is going head-to-head with Netflix and Hulu; drone threat to jetliners grows; law support for Burr's encryption bill; and Google's library effort prevails at Supreme Court.

Updated April 18

NCTA State of Technology conference features 6 NC startups

Social networking Six startups from across North Carolina will be featured at the upcoming NCTA State of Technology conference. Plus, three events from NC RIoT highlight upcoming events on the region's tech calendar. And don't forget WRAL TechWire's "Full Steam Ahead Awards" party.

Updated April 18

Premium Lock Global net survey: 83% of users want new rules for personal data

Internet Individuals are growing increasingly concerned about how their personal data is being handled by both governments and private companies, a new global survey finds. And 83 percent of the nearly 24,000 people surveyed across 24 countries want new rules to govern the use of data.

April 14

Premium Lock IBM asks: How can you improve marketing results? 10 trends for 2016

Only 21 percent of consumers say marketing messages they receive are "usually relevant." How can your company improve that percentage? Silverpop, an email marketing firm owned by IBM, has just published a new whitepaper offering potential trends for 2016. Here they are.

Silverpop's whitepaper Silverpop's whitepaper

Updated April 14

Premium Lock Changing world requires new digital advertising business model

Internet Advertising Analysis: Ad Age's recent Digital Conference brought together thought leaders to discuss the state of advertising, and Technology Business Research Analyst concludes: "A digital, consumer-centric world requires an updated advertising business model."

Updated April 14

Are women-only car services legal?; Uber adds motorbikes; Amazon's new e-reader; electric car startup's $1B plant

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Do new car-services for women discriminate?; Uber adds motorbike taxis in Indonesia and also launches service in Argentina; Amazon unveils a smaller but more expensive Kindle; and electric car firm Faraday breaks ground on $1 billion production plant.

April 12

Why you might soon text robots as often as your friends

Chatbot Boom In coming months, users of Facebook's Messenger app, Microsoft's Skype and Canada's Kik can expect to find new automated assistants offering information and services at a variety of businesses. These messaging "chatbots" are basically software that can conduct human-like conversation and do simple jobs once reserved for people. Google and other companies are reportedly working on similar ideas.

April 11

Tech calendar highlights include Internet of Things programs

Social networking Three events from NC RIoT highlight upcoming events on the region's tech calendar. Plus, don't forget WRAL TechWire's "Full Steam Ahead Awards" party.

April 7

Premium Lock Zift Solutions names former Bronto exec as CFO

Will Sendall, a former executive at Bronto and Red Hat, is the new chief financial officer at fast-growing Zift Solutions. The hire is part of Zift's continuing growth strategy, says its CEO.

How Zift technology works How Zift technology works

April 6

Premium Lock Red Hat offers own blockchain alternative to BitCoin

Bitcoins     Companies seeking to explore new digital currency alternatives beyond the BitCoin phenomenon now have an opportunity through Red Hat. The Linux giant is offering so-called blockchain support.

April 6

Amazon expands Prime delivery service to Raleigh

Amazon Prime Now delivery service Amazon announced on Wednesday the expansion of its free same-day delivery service to 11 new metro areas, including Raleigh.

Updated March 21

Premium Lock Twitter turns troubled 10; SCOTUS to hear Apple-Samsung case; Google boots Cuba Internet; FDA OKs anthrax drug; PayPal's 400 NC jobs

Bulldog In this afternoon's tech and life science news roundup: Twitter searches for answers to growth as it turns 10; the Supreme Court will hear the Apple-Samsung patent fight; Google boosting Internet in Cuba; the FDA approves an anthrax drug; and PayPal is coming to Charlotte.

March 14

Premium Lock Billy Beane of 'Moneyball' fame headlines ChannelAdvisor conference

ChannelAdvisor Billy Beane turned his "Moneyball" strategy into a winning one with Major League Baseball's Oakland A's. Now he's going to share some of his insight with ecommerce providers.

Updated March 14

Premium Lock 'Go' champ beats machine; pay via Echo; 15-year-old wins drone race; GM autonomous software buy

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A human Go champ records first win vs. computer; Capital One to let users pay via Amazon's Echo; a 15-year-old wins drone Grand Prix; and GM buys a software startup focused on autonomous cars.

Updated March 1

Premium Lock State Treasurer Cowell to receive $200K in joining ChannelAdvisor board

State Treasurer Janet Cowell, who is not running for reelection, is joining the board of directors at Triangle-based ChannelAdvisor. She will receive a $50,000 annual retainer and $150,000 in stock options from the e-commerce services provider.

Janet Cowell  Janet Cowell

February 19

Premium Lock Medfusion CEO departs; company promotes a VP to top post

Vern Davenport Vern Davenport "recently announced his departure" after just over a year on the job, Medfusion disclosed in an announcement Friday. The news came in an announcement of the Cary company's promoting a vice president to the CEO role.

February 19

Premium Lock Hospital pays in ransomware hit; Yahoo CEO reassures developers; 2 Twitter execs buy shares; Apple Pay in China

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A hospital pays hackers in ransomware case; Yahoo's CEO seeks to reassure mobile developers about the company; two Twitter executives buy shares; and Apple Pay launches in China.

Updated February 18

Premium Lock RTP investor on fast-growing 3D tech startup: 'Not pursuing unicorn silliness'

ZVerse is one of several startups that drew enough interest from ChannelAdvisor co-founder and chairman Scot Wingo for him to write a check. On Wednesday, the 2D-to-3D conversion technology startup announced what he describes as a "huge win" - a reseller agreement with Konica Minolta. But Wingo says developing a VC "unicorn" isn't the vision. So what is?

ZVerse LAYR tech turns 2D images into 3D items ZVerse LAYR tech turns 2D images into 3D items

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