Alibaba predicts that 2013 will be the year that Chinese e-commerce surpasses U.S e-commerce, with $265 billion in sales compared to a projected $230 billion for America, and that total Chinese online sales will reach $445 billion in 2015.
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Pinterest just raised $200 million at a $2.5 billion valuation. But if the company seriously starts to monetize what marketers like Sephora are finding in the social shopping platform, two and a half billion dollars is far too cheap.
Amazon's assault on Apple's iTunes empire continues today as the Seattle company released its Cloud Player app for iPad and iPad Mini.
If you haven't already pre-ordered, however, the price is now a little higher: $79.99, up $10 from the pre-order cost.
Editor's Pick Walter L. Shaw is someone you've never heard of. But he invented big chunks of your world, and then died, almost penniless, living on the charity of his international jewel thief son, a made man in John Gotti's New York mob.
77 percent of all new smartphones and tablets activated in the enterprise last quarter were Apple devices, according to a new report from Good Technology.
Given that this is the first increase in more than a decade, the music industry has a legitimate reason to scream, and shout, and let it all out.
If you're like me, your smartphone movies look like crap.
Only 15 percent of developers would go native-only when building an app for multiple platforms.
70 percent of North American developers are already using HTML5, as are roughly 60 percent of South American, European, and Chinese developers.
With tracking capabilities like these, the new SDK is almost starting to impinge on dedicated app analytics solutions like App Annie and Flurry, but of course in a purely Facebook-focused manner.
The noob "Google Glass or Google Glasses" question sounds like its about to get tougher to answer: Google Glass is going bi.
Earlier this month, founder Dalton Caldwell told me that people won't adopt a new social network just because it's good for them -- it needed to be "truly better." That's probably true -- but free is also good.
After three months of iPhone supremacy, Android is back as the top-selling mobile operating system in the U.S. And those who want Apple to produce a cheaper iPhone will know exactly why.
The Oscars are here, and guaranteed, some arty French film with subtitles that no man has voluntarily watched will win one or three. But what if Twitterati and Facebookers chose the winners?
Every year, the hiring and recruiting industry spends about $9 billion on job ads for a pitiful success rate of under 4 percent. KarmaHire is is trying to change that, to flip the funnel on hiring -- and it's succeeding, so far.
According to FixYa, Apple smartphones are the best-performing devices on the market: three times more reliable than Samsung smartphones, and a staggering 25 times more reliable than Motorola phones.
Yesterday, Zendesk was hacked and the personal information of an unknown number of Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr users was stolen. Last year, 12.6 million U.S adults were the victims of identity fraud.
A security breach at cloud-based customer support vendor Zendesk has exposed personal information including email addresses of Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr clients, the company said today in a blog post.
Memolane is a small Internet startup in San Francisco, it says, that strongly believes in the power of memories. Soon, that's all that will be left.