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Posts tagged “E-commerce”

12:17 p.m. today

Microsoft expands advertising-free Bing search for schools

Bing Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine. The program, launched in a pilot program earlier this year, is now available to all U.S. schools, public or private, from kindergarten through the 12th grade.

Updated 11:41 a.m. Monday

If Amazon unveils a phone, here are 5 features to expect

Amazon.com Amazon hasn't confirmed that it has plans for a smartphone. Introducing such a device would be tough in a crowded market dominated by Apple and Samsung. Even so, innovations like the Kindle Fire and Prime membership program demonstrate that the online retailing giant has a knack for using its massive size and marketing budget to capitalize on gaps in the marketplace.

Updated April 17

Shrinking ad prices cut into Google's earnings

Google logo Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas.

April 15

Netflix's Comcast streaming deal improves quality of video

Netflix Netflix's videos are streaming through Comcast's Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to a recent deal that bought Netflix a more direct connection to Comcast's network. The data released Monday by Netflix Inc. may become another flash point in a debate about whether the Federal Communications Commission should draw up new rules to ensure that all online content providers are treated the same by Internet service providers.

April 11

US Internet ad revenue surpasses broadcast television

ecommerce     For the first time, U.S. Internet advertising revenue has surpassed that of broadcast television thanks to sharp growth in mobile and digital video ads.

Updated April 8

Premium Lock Bravo! 'The Escapist' is a finalist for a 4th Webby Award

The Webby game is on again at The Escapist. The Durham-based news and entertainment web site that is the self-proclaimed "mouthpiece for the gaming generation, is gunning for a fourth Webby Award. Founder and General Manager Alexander Macris is one excited exec - and he shares with WRALTechWire the five reasons why he believes the site could be giving another five-word acceptance speech - but "funner" this time.

The Escapist goes for another Webby The Escapist goes for another Webby

Updated April 8

Premium Lock Digital ad technology firm MaxPoint picks London for European HQ

MaxPoint, which has developed proprietary technology to help advertisers target customers down to neighborhoods, has zeroed in on London as the site for a new European headquarters.

MaxPoint's method MaxPoint's method

Updated April 7

Review: Amazon's Fire TV device great, but not fully ready

Amazon's new Fire TV streaming device shows a lot of potential in bringing together the best features from competing devices and adding voice search on top of that. But for now, it's largely promise.

Fire TV device, bootm right, promises entertainment variety Fire TV device, bootm right, promises entertainment variety

Updated April 3

Windsor Circle wins Google Demo Day; Automated Insights also brings home some gold

Durham's Windsor Circle wins Demo Day at Google's headquarters, locks up $100,000 pledge from Steve Case. So does Automated Insights, which also calls Durham home. Plus, Automated Insights releases new product.

Windsor Circle Windsor Circle

Updated April 3

Amazon in your living room? Giant unveils $99 TV streaming device

Amazon The company says its $99 Amazon Fire TV device has better speed, performance and search functions than other streaming services such as Apple TV and Google Chromecast.

April 3

ExitEvent news: Google victory leaves Windsor Circle CEO humbled

ExitEvent ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman accompanies the Triangle delegation to the Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day, which Durham-based Windsor Circle wins. She reports from the scene in this latest post as part of the news partnership between WRALTechWire and ExitEvent.

Updated March 28

Premium Lock Haven't heard of I-Cubed? You will - and they're hiring

The "help wanted" sign remains on at the headquarters of high-tech services firm I-Cubed on N.C. State's Centennial Campus. They have 20 jobs open right now and expect to add more. Just this week, the privately held company bought an analytics group in Chicago. CEO Donald Thompson Jr. talks about what's driving his company's success.

I-Cubed talks PLM - product lifecycle management I-Cubed talks PLM - product lifecycle management

Updated March 28

SciQuest shares dip then rally after pricing of 3M share offering

SciQuest SciQuest shares dropped some 5 percent Thursday after the company set a price of $26.75 per share in an offering of some 3 million. SciQuest dropped $1.25 from Wednesday's close of $26.98 before rallying. On Friday, SciQuest traded at $30.41.

Updated March 27

Premium Lock Durham firms go West aiming to strike $12 million in VC gold

Automated Insights' Robbie Allen and Windsor Circle's Matt Williamson - complete with green pants for money, not The Masters - are heading to the first Google Demo Day determined to put on a show and to land investors.

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

March 26

IRS: Bitcoin is not currency, will be taxed as property

The IRS issued a series of 16 questions and answers Tuesday to clarify the tax treatment of virtual currencies like bitcoin. In general, the IRS says it will apply the same rules that govern other barter transactions.

Bitcoins   Bitcoins

March 25

SciQuest looking to raise $90M in stock offering

SciQuest SciQuest is rolling out a 3 million share offering today and says it will use the proceeds as working capital plus "general corporate purposes." Underwriters have the option to purchase another 450,000 shares.

March 21

Premium Lock Mt. Gox finds 200,000 missing bitcoins

Bitcoins   Bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox said Friday it found 200,000 bitcoins, which were previously thought stolen and another 650,000 bitcoins remain unaccounted for.

March 20

Premium Lock Driven by Facebook and Google, eMarketer sees 2014 mobile ad spending at $31.5B

Going Mobile? Global mobile ad spending increased 105 percent last year to hit $17.96 billion, according to new eMarketer estimates. Spending on mobile ads worldwide will rise another 75.1 percent in 2014, thanks largely to Facebook and Google.

March 17

Premium Lock Alibaba plans to public on U.S. stock exchange

Hong Kong Alibaba IPO Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group plans to go public on a U.S. stock exchange, possibly raising up to $15 billion in the biggest initial public offering since Facebook.

March 13

Premium Lock Amazon jumps Prime membership cost to $99

Amazon Prime The hike will apply to users when they renew their membership. Users who renew membership before April 17 will pay $79 for the year. After April 17 the price will change to $99. New customers that start a free trial between now and March 20 will lock in the $79 rate for the first year.

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