Posts tagged “E-commerce”
Federal regulators are going after people who raise money online through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe but don't follow through on their promises. Plus, the FTC is offering advice on how to avoid such scams in the future.
$200M NetSuite-Bronto deal closes; analyst expects 'strong' Red Hat earnings; Monsanto after Syngenta investors; China frees GSK investigator; HP paying $100M in Autonomy deal
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: NetSuite closes on its acquisition of Durham-based Bronto Software; RBC expects "strong" earnings from Red Hat; Monsanto targets Syngenta shareholders; China frees a GSK investigator; and HP to pay $100 million in Autonomy class-action suit.
When Apple launches its Apple Music streaming service at the end of June, it will affect things big and small in the music industry. Here's a look at some of the major aspects of Apple Music.
Apple's iTunes helped change the way music-lovers bought their favorite songs, replacing plastic discs with digital downloads. Now the maker of iPods and iPhones wants to carve out a leading role in a revolution well underway, with a new, paid streaming-music service set to launch this summer.
Venture firm Pappas sues 'John Doe;' RT Foundation COO retiring; taco bikes in Raleigh; Microsoft's mobile app move; Softbank's $1B investment
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Durham venture capital firm A.M. Pappas files suit against unknown critic; the COO of the research Triangle Foundation is retiring; taco bikes are coming to Raleigh via entrepreneur Justin Miller; Microsoft makes a big mobile apps play; and Softbank invests $1 billion in an ecommerce firm.
Opponents of proposed legislation to govern bitcoin currency in North Carolina have wasted little time in asking members of the General Assembly to oppose the law, which is being sought by the state's banking commissioner.
Apple-IBM apps for Watch go enterprise IT; Uber loses in France; FAA apps target delays; PayPal going mobile; PowerSecure solar at Cree
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Apple and IBM unveil enterprise apps for the Watch; Uber loses legal case in France; PayPal is going mobile; the FAA hopes apps will fight flight delays; and PowerSecure teams with Cree for a solar project in Durham.
HP sells China server unit; Peak 10 grows in Triangle; Time Warner Cable back in play?; Spotify expands; PayPal's $25M fine
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: HP is selling its server business in China; Peak 10 expands in the Triangle; will Altice buy Time Warner Cable?; Spotify adds more services; and PayPal pays $25 million settlement.
Analysis: As consumers' focus on and dollars move to digital devices, marketers and agencies follow. In the past marketers and agencies dictated the terms of engagement with consumers through traditional media formats, such as print, TV and radio. Today's digital consumer dictates terms of engagement with brands. As a result, marketers and agencies are turning to data-driven marketing technology (martech) and advertising technology (ad tech) platforms to create personalized, engaging user experiences. Technology Business Research examines what these changes mean.
Prostitute guilty in Google exec death; Apple updates Macs; Allscripts cuts Raleigh jobs; anti-Muslim video back online; Alibaba's apology
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A prostitute pleads guilty in the death of a Google executive; Apple updates some of its Macs; Allscripts is cutting jobs in Raleigh; an anti-Muslim video is back online at YouTube; and Alibaba's founder apologizes for counterfeit goods.
Five months after Raleigh officials declared room-sharing apps to be illegal in the city, online lodging service Airbnb has agreed to collect taxes in connection with stays in Raleigh booked through its site. The company also says it will collect taxes elsewhere in the state.
Two news announcements Monday could give a boost to the fledgling bitcoin industry: A new exchange in Sweden and a $1.5 million investment in a startup focused on building a bitcoin transaction verification server.
An expanding number of enterprise customers and a growing diversity of a surging revenue mix gives encouragement to MaxPoint CEO in the first quarter after the ecommerce and advertising firm went public. But don't expect profits any time soon.
Tech services and marketing firm Red Ventures, which is based just outside of Charlotte, is acquiring the marketing services organization of Pitney Bowes in a deal worth $310 million in cash. Red Ventures received a capital infusion of $250 million in January.
Scot Wingo, the co-founder and CEO of ChannelAdvisor, has resigned that post and has been replaced by Chief Operating Officer David Spitz. The news was disclosed Monday evening after ChannelAdvisor reported a first-quarter loss of $9 million and its stock traded at about one fifth the value they did just a year ago.
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.