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Fiverr freelance marketplace raises $30M in Series C round

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.

By August 11, 2014

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FBI seizes online drug marketplace Silk Road, outs owner in indictment

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.

By October 2, 2013

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With Calendar app revamp, Google aims to keep rivals at bay

The app will automatically turn flight confirmations and concert tickets sent to your Gmail account into calendar events.

By November 3, 2014

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Driven by GTA Online's success, Take-Two sees future in Internet games

Ahead of the re-release of Grand Theft Auto V for newer consoles, the game maker's fiscal second-quarter earnings shed light on its growing online business.

By October 29, 2014

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Fashionistas who need to unload clothes? There's an app for that

Second-hand clothing apps are luring women from other online marketplaces by promising built-in community and profits.

By September 29, 2014

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NY AG's report: 72 percent of studied Airbnb listings seem illegal

New York's attorney general releases a report detailing the impact of short-term rentals on New York City. Airbnb says the conclusions "rely on incomplete and outdated information."

By October 16, 2014

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Amazon's hope for gaming success at last? Build a multimedia empire

The e-commerce company's fall lineup of games, which also packs in audio books and comics, shows Amazon is thinking big when it comes to gaming.

By October 14, 2014

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Xbox Live Marketplace replaced with Xbox Games Store

The change comes not long before Microsoft launches its new console, the Xbox One

By August 30, 2013

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eBay, PayPal to split into separate companies in 2015

The separation, brought up by activist investor Carl Icahn in January, will include new management teams for both businesses.

By September 30, 2014

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Pressure is on: eBay needs to deliver after PayPal's spin-off

The split is a logical progression for PayPal, but eBay needs to show that it's also a smart decision for its core e-commerce business as Amazon lures away sellers.

By October 1, 2014