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Alibaba reports record $9 billion Singles' Day sales


E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) reported more than $9 billion in sales on China's Singles' Day on Tuesday, illustrating the buying power of the Chinese consumer and the importance…


Alibaba to Open Offices in Europe as U.S. Expansion Continues


Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will open offices in three European countries and expand further in the U.S. as it seeks to revive growth and reassure jittery investors. China’s biggest e-commerce…


Julia Reda: The European Commission is preparing a frontal attack on the hyperlink


They're trying to ambush us with a link tax! MEP Julia Reda explains why our hyperlink is under attack.  Article by Julia Reda The European Commission is preparing a frontal attack on the…


The end of traditional internet?


Scientists are figuring out how to create a 'quantum Internet' that will be totally secure and virtually unhackable. So secure, in fact, that even if someone did manage to listen in to your private…


Censoreship of the Czech internet


President Miloš Zeman has signed a law tightening the regulation of the betting industry. The bill gives the Ministry of Finance the power to block selected websites, which critics say represents…


SAP and First Data Team Up to Transform B2B Payments


DAVOS — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and First Data (NYSE: FDC) today announced plans to eliminate the complexity from business-to-business (B2B) payments with the rollout of the AribaPay solution across…


Testing firm picks Kaspersky and Bitdefender as the best antivirus suites of 2015


AV-Comparatives' annual security roundup tested elements such as real-time protection, file detection, and malware removal. Independent antivirus testing lab AV-Comparatives works hard all year…


Logistics to be the game changer for e-commerce in 2016


E-commerce has seen an unprecedented rise in business in the past year, with Paytm joining Flipkart and Snapdeal in the eight-member unicorn club. A report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2015…


The Top B2B Marketing Trends For 2016


The 2016 B2B Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends report from Content Marketing Institute and Marketing Profs announced a new, lofty aim: to uncover what an effective content marketing program looks like.…


Commission’s 2015 EU Consumer Scoreboard shows untapped e-commerce potential


The 2015 edition of the Consumer Scoreboard shows that cross-border e-commerce is still an under-developed market in Europe: 61% of consumers feel more confident buying online from their own country…


The difference between e-business and e-commerce


E-Commerce Definition E-commerce is “any transaction completed over a computer-mediated network that involves the transfer of ownership or rights to use goods and services,” defines the U.S. Census…


2015 Mobile ecommerce Europ + USA + Canada


Many retailers already report that up to one-half of website browsing occurs through customers using mobile devices, both smartphones and tablets. However a much small proportion actually uses their…