The site, which specializes in arts and crafts, raises $267 million for a valuation of $1.8 billion.
Alibaba's Tmall online marketplace for consumers in China plays host to retailers like Apple and Nike, which pay Alibaba a commission on all sales. Amazon decides to suck it up and join the list.
The alleged Dread Pirate Roberts faces up to life in prison after a jury finds him guilty of the so-called "kingpin" charge, among others.
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.
The parent of the wireless carrier gains a set of new online advertising tools in the deal, as well as media sites such as The Huffington Post.
The online retailers' prohibition comes after bans from Walmart and Sears. Google, Etsy and Newegg also make similar changes.
For the thousands who buy and sell photos, the rules are changing again as Adobe links its software to its own stock-art site. Next up: an upstream connection so photographers can contribute works to the marketplace.
Both software and hardware sales in the US retail market plummeted last month.
The resilience of physical video game sales highlights one of the industry's rarer roadblocks to an all-digital future.
Craft makers, would you decamp from Etsy for someplace called Handmade at Amazon? The e-commerce giant is looking to gauge your interest.