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Showfields raises $9M for a more flexible approach to brick-and-mortar retail

Showfields, which helps online brands move into offline, brick-and-mortar retail, is announcing that it’s raised $9 million in seed funding. “Our thesis was simple: Make the process of becoming physical as easy as becoming digital,” co-founder and CEO Tal Zvi Nathanel told me. I’ve written about other companies, like Bulletin, promising a more flexible approach to ...

DoorDash raises $400M round, now valued at $7.1B

Delivery company DoorDash is announcing that it has raised $400 million in Series F financing. Earlier this month, The Wall Street Journal reported that the company was looking to raise $500 million at a valuation of $6 billion or more. In fact, DoorDash now says the funding came at a $7.1 billion valuation. The round ...

Service Integration and Management (SIAM) Market 2019 Industry Analysis by Size, Growth, Key Players (HCL Technologies, IBM, Atos, TCS, Wipro, Accenture, etc.) and 2024

Global service integration and management (SIAM) market is predicted to grow at 6.0% CAGR during the forecast period with the market size reaching USD 5.4 billion by 2024. The major factor fueling the growth of the market include increasing demand for multi-vendor outsourcing, increasing demand for automation in business processes, increasing service management complexities, and ...

Web Content Management Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Sales and Forecast By 2024

Global web content management market is predicted to grow at 14.7% CAGR during the forecast period with the market size reaching USD 13.0 billion by 2024. The major factor fuelling the growth of the market include increasing adoption of digital marketing by different industry verticals, increasing focus on customer engagement solutions, technological advancements, increasing adoption ...

Google WiFi is *the* solution for *** routers — and 3-packs are on sale for $60 off at Amazon

02.20.2019 · Posted in Internet Articles, Technology Articles

The router market is a war zone. Each brand has infinite models, and trying to compare devices with 10-digit long names and four antennas gets old fast. There's a much simpler way, guys: Google WiFi. That's it. That's the name. Arguably the prettiest... ...

You can now register .dev domains

Google today announced that you can now register .dev domain names. Google acquired the .dev top-level domain when ICANN opened up the web to new generic top-level domains (gTLD) a few years ago. At the time, Google acquired gTLD’s like .app, .page and .dev (for some reason, Google also owns .soy). Right now, the .dev ...

Walmart’s U.S. e-commerce sales up 43% in Q4, thanks to growing online grocery business

Walmart this morning posted strong holiday sales growth for its holiday quarter, with U.S. sales up 4.2 percent over the same time last year, and a 43 percent rise in Walmart’s U.S. e-commerce sales. The retailer topped analyst expectations, with $138.8 billion in revenue for the quarter, just ahead of the forecasted $138.76 billion; and ...

Amazon is reportedly merging its China import unit with NetEase

You’d be forgiven for not knowing Amazon has operated in China for more than a decade, but perhaps not for much longer. The company is reportedly in talks to merge its China-based import business with local peer Kaola, the cross-border shopping platform run by Chinese internet behemoth NetEase, Caijing reported (link in Chinese) on Tuesday. The deal, ...

Instagram’s fundraiser stickers could lure credit card numbers

Mark Zuckerberg recently revealed that commerce is a huge part of the 2019 roadmap for Facebook’s family of apps. But before people can easily buy things from Instagram etc, Facebook needs their credit card info on file. That’s a potentially lucrative side effect of Instagram’s plan to launch a Fundraiser sticker in 2019. Facebook’s own Donate ...

Amazon aims to make half of its shipments carbon neutral by 2030

Perhaps hoping to distract from Greenpeace’s latest report on its “***** cloud, Amazon this morning announced a new environmental commitment, focused on reducing its carbon footprint. The company says it aims to reach 50 percent of all Amazon shipments with net zero carbon by 2030. The company is calling this program “Shipment Zero.” Details on this ...