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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Ebay Now Pulled From App Store As Company Rethinks Its Same-Day Delivery Plans   —  Ebay Now, the same-day local delivery service from the online marketplace giant, was pulled from the App Store over the weekend, where previously it allowed mobile customers to shop from their phones in order …
Nov 24, 2014, 12:10 PMIn context
Felix Gillette / Businessweek:
Behind PayPal-owned mobile payments app Venmo, which processed $700M in payments in Q3 2014   —  Mobile Payment Startup Venmo is Killing Cash  —  Kristen Geil, a writer for an Internet marketing firm in Chicago, heard about Venmo for the first time two summers ago.
Nov 22, 2014, 12:40 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Bigcommerce Gets $50 Million to Set Up Online Shops for Small Businesses Worldwide   —  Bigcommerce, a software service that helps small and mid-sized businesses set up online shops, has taken on a new $50 million investment, led by SoftBank Capital, as it pursues its goal of becoming the dominant …
Nov 19, 2014, 8:30 AMIn context
Ruth Reader / VentureBeat:
PayPal unveils Pebble app for notifications, watch-only payments at stores accepting PayPal   —  PayPal challenges Apple Pay with an app for the Pebble smartwatch  —  PayPal's mobile payments app is now available for the Pebble smartwatch, the company announced in a blog post today.
Nov 18, 2014, 9:35 PMIn context
Lucy Teitler / Motherboard:
Hackers are building and open-sourcing spy tools based on leaked NSA documents   —  Let's Play NSA!  The Hackers Open-Sourcing Top Secret Spy Tools  —  Last August, at Defcon, the hacker conference in Las Vegas, a boyish 40-year-old engineer and security researcher named Michael Ossmann stood …
Nov 18, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Lizzie Widdicombe / New Yorker:
Inside 10x, a talent agency representing superstar programmers   —  The Programmer's Price  —  Want to hire a coding superstar?  Call the agent. … “Technically, we have an open marriage, but so far there's just Michael and me.”  —  BUY OR LICENSE »
Nov 18, 2014, 7:15 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
How the Russian Anonymous Marketplace has maintained a thriving dark web drug trade for more than two years   —  How a Russian Dark Web Drug Market Outlived the Silk Road (And Silk Road 2)  —  Silk Roads come and Silk Roads go.  But after every law enforcement crackdown shakes the dark web …
Nov 16, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Kevin Rose launches Watchville, an app for luxury watch enthusiasts, and looks to launch more luxury ecommerce apps   —  Kevin Rose Plots A Luxury Ecommerce Empire Starting With New App Watchville  —  “I did not like watches my entire life,” Digg co-founder Kevin Rose tells me.
Nov 15, 2014, 7:10 PMIn context
Reuters:
Google Glass's future clouded as consumer launch slips to 2015, key employees depart, and many developers abandon projects on the platform   —  Google Glass future clouded as some early believers lose faith  —  (Reuters) - After two years of popping up at high-profile events sporting Google Glass …
Nov 14, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
AngelList rolls out new “Funds”, which allow institutional investors to back portfolios of startups   —  A disruptor shakes up angel investing  —  One recent evening a group of institutional money managers was ushered into a backroom at San Francisco brasserie the Cavalier via …
Nov 13, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context

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