The intuitive and aesthetically pleasing Zune Marketplace works well as an audio jukebox and Zune companion, but it's missing some key ingredients that would make it a one-stop shop.
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The new funding is announced in conjunction with a site redesign meant to make it easier to find services, which start at $5 a pop.
Ross Ulbricht, a San Francisco resident who goes by the online moniker "Dread Pirate Roberts," was indicted Wednesday for allegedly operating the drug Web site Silk Road after federal authorities shut it down.
The change comes not long before Microsoft launches its new console, the Xbox One
Oculus VR has taken the wrapping off its brand-new marketplace, Share, where you can self-publish and download games and experiences for the Oculus Rift headset.
The company says that gamers who currently have Microsoft Points should spend them before next Thursday or risk losing them entirely.
A previous version of this story misreported Amazon's listing charges. Listing is free, but Amazon collects 99 cents per sale.
The new Square Market from the mobile payments startup will allow merchants to sell their wares online without the expense of building and maintaining their own sites.
The site will allow third-party users to list and sell their merchandise to customers, but the retail giant is prohibited from selling its own inventory.
Even as exchange rates make life easier for Kazuto Yamaki, CEO of the Japanese lens and camera manufacturer, the profusion of new camera models makes it vastly more complex. Also: Are the Foveon-based cameras a flop?