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Chatting and Texting

Millions of Americans love to text as their primary form of communication. The challenge is that most businesses are on landlines, so texting with them is much less common. Can website chat become a great alternative for businesses to have the same experience regardless of device? The answer is that
Expedia is consolidating the online travel market with another acquisition

Expedia is on a buying spree, one that seems to be consolidating the travel website market. The company acquired Travelocity for $280 million last month and acquired Orbitz for around $1.34 billion earlier this week which means that there are now two juggernauts in the market, the other one being
Dan Akerson

Forgive him for being skeptical, but he’s been there, done that. Former General Motors CEO is skeptical about Apple’s desire to build cars and is warning them that they may be biting off more than they can chew. He would know. He was there through the ups and downs of
The Road to Relevance: Kodak’s Post-Bankruptcy Emergence

There was a time when the Eastman Kodak Company was synonymous with photography. Back in the days when people used film-based cameras to take photos, Kodak was the brand that you bought. The company’s control over the market was so strong that it was responsible for more than 90% of
Microsoft of all companies is now accepting Bitcoin

Great news for Bitcoin users, Microsoft is now accepting the cryptocurrency as payment for digital content from it various stores! Customers looking to purchase digital copies of Xbox games, mobile apps, music, and a few other items will now be able to do so with Bitcoin, an especially surprising move
Google admits that 56% of digital ads are never seen

Online advertisement viewability is somewhat of a hot topic in the advertising industry right now as marketers become more aware, not to mention concerned, that many of the advertisements that they purchase online aren’t actually seen by anyone. A full study of this was done by Think With Google, which
Snapchat gets in to the money transfer market with Snapcash

Snapchat has become one of the most popular mobile apps in the world by allowing users to share pictures and videos with each other for seconds at a time, but according to Tech Crunch, the company has partnered up with Square to create Snapcash, a new payment feature that allows
Wal-Mart stores are matching Amazon’s prizes ahead of Black Friday

With Black Friday just a couple of weeks away and the holiday season just around the corner, retailers are rushing to prepare for the massive influx of shoppers that will be hitting their stores soon, and competition between retailers is starting to heat up. In response to this, managers of
Apple and Alibaba plan to rollout Apple Pay in China together

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is currently in talks with Apple to discuss the specifics of the rollout of Apple Pay in China. Alibaba says that it’s positive about the potential partnership with the American technology giant, which will focus exclusively on the Chinese market, but that it will depend on
Vudu Spark is Walmart’s answer to Google’s Chromecast

Walmart is the latest company trying to cash in on the success of Google’s Chromecast, the HDMI video streaming dongle that has become especially popular among cord-cutters, according to a leaked filing from the FCC, as reported by GigaOm. Walmart is planning to release a Chromecast-like streaming dongle that works