Posts tagged “E-commerce”
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.
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.
Covance boosts LabCorp earnings; ESPN sues Verizon; data case to SCOTUS; Apple Pay for Discover; Raleigh startup raises $470,000
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.
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.
Facebook call app; AT&T expects merger OK; FCC killing Comcast-TWC deal?; Facebook earnings; eBay thinks small
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.
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.
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.
Mati Energy-ABC update; Yahoo buying Foursquare?; Symantec selling Veritas?; Netflix soars; Etsy's $267 IPO
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.
Bitcoin news in NC; Game of Thrones hack; Apple buys 3D photo firm; airlines' hack threat; tablets at Olive Garden
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.
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.
The public will have its first chance to see, touch and buy the Apple Watch on Friday, as Apple stores in the U.S. and eight markets abroad start previews and online orders commence. But the Apple Watch isn't the only gadget available this week. Here are five other new devices and services targeting your wallet.
Yes, "The Force" will soon be available to stream. The Walt Disney Co., which owns Lucasfilm Ltd., and 20th Century Fox are releasing a digital collection of all six episodes of the Star Wars series. But the news was not greeted with universal acclaim.
A new report by expense management system provider Certify shows that 47 percent of the ground transportation rides by its users in March were through Uber. That's more than tripled from the 14 percent of rides that Uber had just over a year ago in January 2014. In a few cities, Uber now tops taxi rides for business travelers.
The new YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with unfair and deceptive advertising and should be investigated, a group of consumer advocates told the Federal Trade Commission in a letter Tuesday.
n its five short years of life, Pinterest has become 'the' place where brides-to-be create wish boards of wedding china photos and do-it-yourself home renovators bookmark shiny turquoise tiles for bathrooms. It's where people share ideas and ingenuity and get creatively inspired. And it's fueled a new way of searching for items that's even stolen traffic from tech giant Google.
Autonomous car's 3,400 miles; Red Hat JBoss big data; Windsor Circle's new product; SciQuest partnership; ChannelAdvisor winners
In today's Bulldog wrapup: An autonomous car goes cross-country; Red Hat bolsters JBoss with more big data; Windsor Circle unveils new product; SciQuest forms a new partnership for transportation services; and ChannelAdvisor hands out awards at its annual showcase.
Ticketmaster North America's president defines the next mission for Two Toasters, the mobile messaging app developer bought by the ticketing giant on Wednesday: Redefining mobile ticketing. Our Insiders get the details on how the deal came about and what will happen to TT in the Bull City. Suffice to say: The Toasters are not toast.
Cisco phone hack vulnerability; Google Glass not dead; gluten-free wheat; Square's biz fee; Ikea stops online mag in Russia
In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and biotech news: Cisco warns about a vulnerability in its Internet phones; Google's Eric Schmidt backs Glass; researchers to seek gluten-free wheat; Square's "Cash" app for businesses; and Ikea drops its online magazine in Russia over gay law concerns.
As Google expands into car insurance searches, an in-depth package from The Wall Street Journal cites a previously undisclosed FTC staff report documents how Google skewed search results to favor its own shopping, travel and other services.