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Snapdeal’s Shopo Marketplace to Shut Down on Friday

Snapdeal’s Shopo Marketplace to Shut Down on Friday Snapdeal-owned marketplace Shopo will close down from February 10, after a year and a half of operations. The move comes at a time when Snapdeal is aggressively looking at optimising costs amid intense battle with Flipkart and Amazon. “We started, a year and a half ago, from a small conference room with ... Read More »

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal Argue Against GST’s Tax Collection at Source Provision

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal Argue Against GST’s Tax Collection at Source Provision HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal partnered to lobby against a GST provision They want the tax-collected at source requirement removed They argue that this provision will increase complexity and costs At a press conference organised by FICCI on Thursday, the heads of Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal all found common cause ... Read More »

LinkedIn Gets New Look on Desktop — and Bots to Fine Tune Your Feed

LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) last week unveiled its largest desktop redesign since the professional social network’s inception in 2002. LinkedIn Desktop Redesign The new desktop design was reportedly built from the ground up with the social network’s new mobile app in mind. The streamlined look is supposed to provide a LinkedIn experience that’s more intuitive, faster and creates more value for users. See ... Read More »

App or Credit? Why Cash May be Replaced by Mobile Payments

It is Monday morning in San Francisco, and you have just woken up late. To help in your rush to get to work on time, you use your favorite ride service app to pay for a driver to bring you to work. On the way to work, that pre-coffee, drowsy feeling starts to kick in, so you use your Starbucks ... Read More »

Shopify Announces Apple Pay as New Payment Option

The release of the new iOS 10 was not the only announcement made at the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco recently. The tech giant said that Apple Pay, Apple’s mobile-payment service, will come to the Web this fall. Shopify, a cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, is among the first companies to publicly ... Read More »

Apple Unveils iOS 10 Update with New 3D Touch Pop Ups, More

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced some updates to its mobile operating systems across the board during Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2016 recently. Those updates included some new features and a more open policy for app developers, which will hopefully bring more innovative solutions in the future. Since the mobile division is the bread and butter of the company, the spotlight was definitely ... Read More »

10 Features of Apple’s iOS 10 Small Businesses Need to Know About

The new iOS 10 by Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been described by the company as its biggest release yet, and as an operating system with more personal, powerful and playful features. The good thing for small business owners is that the new features would seem to drastically enhance the way you can run your business on your iPhone or iPad. Whether ... Read More »

Acer Swift 7 and Spin 7 Seem Useful for Mobile Business — If You Don’t Mind the Price

When Apple launched the MacBook Air, it introduced a new level of portability in computing with a very slim form factor and functionality that got everyone’s attention. Although it has taken a while, Acer (TPE:2353) has one upped Apple with the announcement of its new laptop and a two-in-one, called the Swift 7 and Spin 7 respectively, at the IFA ... Read More »

Oh, microprocessor, how can we live without thee?

Change text size for the story Print Report an error The microprocessor is something that most of us interact with every single day and, in my opinion, one of the most underappreciated parts of tech. I usually get strange looks when I ask people if they know what a microprocessor is. Most know that a computer contains a microprocessor. It ... Read More »

What Super Bowl Ads Teach About Getting the Most from Your Marketing (Watch)

Super Bowl Commercials Are Getting Too Big For The Super Bowl ‘Split’ Keeps The Top Spot While ‘Rings’ Bombs At The Box Office The Patriots Pulled Off The Best Super Bowl Comeback Ever Meet The Girl Representing All Of Africa In This Year’s Spelling Bee Companies that advertised during the Super Bowl Sunday paid millions for ad space and creation. ... Read More »