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Surprise! Amazon opens online marketplace on rival Alibaba's Tmall

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.

By March 6, 2015

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Ross Ulbricht convicted of running drug marketplace Silk Road

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.

By February 4, 2015

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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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Florida police seek to stop Craigslist crimes

The growing number of crimes and attacks related to online classifieds has states like Florida seeking ways to make these transactions safer.

By March 20, 2015

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Nintendo pushes video game industry positive in February

Thanks to its most successful portable Zelda game ever, the Japanese game giant led the industry in software sales last month.

By March 12, 2015

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Alibaba purchases $590M minority stake in smartphone maker Meizu

The Chinese e-commerce giant's investment could signal another step into the mobile business, in a play not unlike Amazon's Fire devices line.

By February 8, 2015

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Alibaba's revenue soars as profit takes a nosedive

The company's revenue was up 40 percent and its mobile revenue was up a whopping 448 percent. Alibaba's profit, however, dipped 28 percent to $964 million.

By January 29, 2015

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Silk Road paid off hackers to keep site running

According to testimony in US federal court, more than a few hackers tried to blackmail the illegal marketplace before it was shut down in 2013 -- and at least two were paid off.

By January 29, 2015

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eBay cutting jobs ahead of PayPal split

The e-commerce company will cut 2,400 postions this quarter and is mulling selling off its eBay Enterprise unit ahead of the spin out of its PayPal payments service.

By January 21, 2015

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Entertainment-discovery app Shazam raises $30M on $1B valuation

Shazam says that it has over 100 million monthly active mobile users and has added more tracks to its music catalog.

By January 21, 2015