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Women dominate online business sector

A new study by the Alibaba Group revealed that women who were born in the 1980s and 1990s account for the majority of online entrepreneurs thanks to their strong determination to launch online businesses.

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Frame lands $10 million in funding

The cloud-based service Frame announced that it managed to obtain $10 million in a Series A funding round. The app launcher helps users run programs that were originally designed for their desktop computer, such

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Techstars buys non-profit company UP Global

The startup incubator Techstars has expanded with its purchase of UP Global. The company has already constructed an impressive network of programs across Europe and the U.S., focussing mainly on health and education initiatives.

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Brazil’s Nubank raises $30 million Scom news

Brazil’s Nubank raises $30 million

Brazil has 90 million smartphones and a population of 200 million, making the country one of the fastest growing mobile markets in the world. Nubank, a fin-tech company with a focus on catering, has

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UK online sales picked up in April

Online sales of non-food items in the United Kingdom increased by 15.4 per cent in April 2015, which is a notable increase from the 11.2 per cent recorded during the corresponding period last year.

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Google X executive moves to Oculus

The virtual reality company Oculus, owned by Facebook, have been busy in the last week hiring Google X’s Mary Lou Jepsen. Jepsen ran the research lab’s Display Division for three years but has agreed

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Google launches tool for games

Google has announced the release of two new tools for game developers on its Android platform. The tools include new analytics to help developers better understand in-game player behaviour. In addition, the tools include a

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Pinterest to hit 50 million users

Researcher eMarketer is set to announce that Pinterest, the visual bookmarking service, will reach a projected 47 million active monthly users in the U.S. this year. This will then top 50 million by next

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