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marketplaces

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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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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

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For video game industry, 2014 couldn't escape slumping game sales

The latest figures show that sales of games on discs staggered during the holidays, continuing a trend that persisted throughout the year.

By January 15, 2015

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Amazon third-party vendors sold more than 2 billion items in 2014

That's a plus, given the retail giant's profit margins are higher when products are sold through third parties, say analysts cited in The Wall Street Journal.

By January 5, 2015

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Amazon job posts point to global same-day delivery

A series of job postings hint at Amazon's desire to expand its same-day delivery service, including for products sold by third-party merchants.

By December 11, 2014

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Video games aren't all guns and gore; artistic titles are on the rise

When it comes to setting themselves apart, small studios have one especially effective tool in their arsenal.

By November 23, 2014

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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