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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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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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Oculus VR launches games marketplace

Oculus VR has taken the wrapping off its brand-new marketplace, Share, where you can self-publish and download games and experiences for the Oculus Rift headset.

By August 19, 2013

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Microsoft to close Xbox PC Marketplace on August 22

The company says that gamers who currently have Microsoft Points should spend them before next Thursday or risk losing them entirely.

By August 16, 2013

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Tablet gaming market expected to exceed $13.3 billion by 2019

Juniper Research says tablet gaming should expand quickly in the next few years as the devices' graphics get sharper and as storage and broadband penetration grow.

By August 26, 2014

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Superman's Action Comics No. 1 sells for record $3.2 million on eBay

Swooping in almost at the last second to win the "holy grail" issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book in the world.

By August 25, 2014

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So why isn't there more app store competition?

If you want to download an app on your phone, you'll most likely head to a marketplace owned by Apple or Google. It'll be tough for any wireless carrier to establish an alternative.

By August 20, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Correction: Square launches online marketplace

A previous version of this story misreported Amazon's listing charges. Listing is free, but Amazon collects 99 cents per sale.

By June 26, 2013