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Posts tagged “E-commerce”

May 1, 2014

Premium Lock FCC chair vows he won't allow Internet 'slow lane'

FCC    The nation's top telecommunications regulator defended his latest proposal to protect an open Internet, warning cable companies that manipulating data traffic on their networks for profit would not be tolerated.

April 30, 2014

Premium Lock Google joins Microsoft in shielding students from ads

Google HQ Google will no longer try to sell ads based on personal information collected about students using a suite of products tailored for schools. Last week, Microsoft said it would help schools prevent ads from showing up in its Bing search engine.

April 25, 2014

Premium Lock Retailers turning to 'pins,' hoping Pinterest boost sales

Retailers increasingly are using Pinterest, a social media site that allows users to create collections of photos, articles, recipes, videos and other images that are called "pins," to draw business to their own sites.

Retailers embrace Pinterest  Retailers embrace Pinterest

Updated April 24, 2014

Premium Lock Raleigh firm seeking to transform mobile commerce

PointSource, a fast-growing company that now has 54 employees, rolls out a new mobile commerce product called "Currency." The Raleigh firm's goal is to transform how businesses cash in on mobile commerce. How fast a start for the company? It's grown to 54 employees from just four after formation two years ago. And they are still hiring. By the way, clients include HH Gregg. WRALTechWire's Jason Parker has the exclusive story.

PointSource aims to unify mobile commerce delivery PointSource aims to unify mobile commerce delivery

April 23, 2014

Premium Lock 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 April 21, 2014

Premium Lock If Amazon unveils a phone, here are 5 features to expect    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, 2014

Premium Lock 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, 2014

Premium Lock 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, 2014

Premium Lock 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, 2014

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  The Escapist

Updated April 8, 2014

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, 2014

Premium Lock 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, 2014

Premium Lock 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, 2014

Premium Lock 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, 2014

Premium Lock 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, 2014

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, 2014

Premium Lock 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, 2014

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, 2014

Premium Lock 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, 2014

Premium Lock 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.

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