Posts tagged “E-commerce”
Members of the Bitcoin Foundation brief representatives of agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internal Revenue Service, Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and Secret Service on the nature of the virtual currency, created four years ago.
Apple has bought navigation-software company Embark Inc., part of an effort to improve the performance of its mapping system after a bungled debut last year. Meanwhile, investor Carl Icahn is meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook to discuss Apple's stock buyback plan.
In its annual economic impact report, Google says its data shows Cary as having the "strongest online business community" in North Carolina.
Not making money is rampant in a mobile-payments market that Crone Consulting estimates has more than 100 competitors. Companies are going head-to-head with EBay Inc.'s PayPal and Square as well as traditional card-terminal providers, such as First Data Corp.
Fresh from raising $2.1 million in funding and receiving international media attention through music bible Billboard, the Raleigh-based startup lands five-time Grammy winner Coolio as its latest client.
The program allows users to place payment data on file with Facebook into a checkout form on partner mobile apps, the company said in an e-mailed statement. The system enables the application's own payment processor to complete the transaction, not Facebook.
The Justice Department and 33 state attorneys general on Friday said they want to prevent Apple from entering into contracts with sellers of e-books, movies, music and other digital content that are likely to raise prices.
SciQuest CEO Stephen Wiehe said Colorado and Oregon are the only states that have not followed through on implementing the software after initially signing up. He said the risk other states would do the same is low.
VacationFutures, which developed an online platform to manage vacation home listings, is expanding to Hilton Head, S.C. following its launch in the Outer Banks.
Biotech IPOs represented 13 of the 21 venture-capital companies that went public in the second quarter. Get more more details of an analysis of second quarter IPOs.
Small business websites don't have much data measuring their performance. Startup BoostSuite is filling that gap.
Emerging markets will drive growth for Appia, which helps app developers get visability via online marketplaces. CEO Jud Bowman explains why.
New Bull City, Dave Five: In the second of a two-part first-person essay, Matthew Davis talks about the lessons he learned in the failure of GetZeek - a startup with a great idea that failed.