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Alibaba made $1 billion in 8 minutes

China is in the throes of the world's single largest day of shopping, Single's day. Shoppers are expected to spend a record amount of money, mainly through online platforms like Alibaba and JD.com.

By November 11, 2015


Explore the Milky Way at 46 billion pixels

A 194-gigabyte image is the largest astronomical image ever created, showing a swathe of the Milky Way galaxy across the southern sky.

By October 21, 2015


Streaming music pumps up the volume, crosses $1 billion in US sales

US revenue from streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and Apple Music crossed a key threshold in the first six months of 2015, according to data from the major labels' trade group.

By September 21, 2015


One billion people used Facebook on Monday

During just a single day, roughly one out of every seven people on Earth logged in to the social network, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

By August 27, 2015


1 billion Fallout Shelter sessions played in first month

Players created 85.3 million vaults and spent a combined 29 million hours playing the game during its first month.

By August 18, 2015


QVC owner to buy Zulily shopping site for $2.4 billion

Liberty Interactive Corp., parent company of TV shopping network QVC, will acquire the popular mommy-oriented flash-sale site to create "a digital commerce powerhouse."

By August 17, 2015


Apple: More than 100 billion app downloads from iTunes Store

At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple says its App Store has paid $30 billion to developers for their apps.

By June 8, 2015


Uber to be valued at $50 billion in new funding round, say reports

The round could make the ride-hailing company the most valuable venture-funded startup ever.

By May 9, 2015


Volkswagen: No cash for European diesel buyers, no major cuts for US operations

The German automaker is handling Dieselgate quite differently in Europe than in North America.

By November 23, 2015


Microsoft announces goal of Windows 10 on 1 billion devices

At Microsoft Build 2015 in San Francisco, Executive Vice President Terry Myerson sets a goal of 1 billion devices for Windows 10 adoption in the next two to three years.

April 29, 2015