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Amazon's new Launchpad shows off stuff from startups

The storefront illustrates Amazon's continued hunt to offer up different products than its competition.

By July 28, 2015

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'Darkode' goes dark: Police shut down infamous cybercrime marketplace

The forum was used by cybercriminals to buy and sell malicious software, stolen data and more. It was, says an official, the "most sophisticated English-speaking forum for criminal computer hackers in the world."

By July 15, 2015

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Online marketplace Etsy prices IPO at $16 a share

The site, which specializes in arts and crafts, raises $267 million for a valuation of $1.8 billion.

By April 15, 2015

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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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Vroom raises $54 million to make buying a used car less horrible

Investors continue pouring cash into online car buying as companies keep trying to bridge the lack of trust between used-car buyers and sellers.

By July 20, 2015

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eBay to shed enterprise business for $925 million

Just before eBay and PayPal will split up Friday, eBay signs a deal to ditch another distraction from its focus on its marketplace.

By July 16, 2015

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eBay bids for a chance at success after PayPal split

The struggles and triumphs of eBay could shape where we buy things online and for how much. Here's why.

By July 15, 2015

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Airbnb brings sharing economy under the microscope

The home-sharing site learns the hard way that it can't assume San Francisco supervisors won't change their minds -- even after they passed a law legalizing short-term rentals.

By July 12, 2015