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 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
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
Kirondo, which has previously claimed to be the market leader for ‘pre-owned children’s clothing’ in Germany, has been acquired by Spain’s Percentil. The amalgamation creates a large commercial block at the heart of the
Logi Analytics is offering hourly pricing for its Logi Vision software on Amazon’s AWS Marketplace, hoping it will help cloud apps become more flexible to companies’ needs. The Holy Grail that is cloud services
In acquiring Fancy That, Palantir has added retail and shopping information to its already successful data analytics platform. Currently used in sectors like finance, insurance research and healthcare, Palantir hopes to support retailers with
About 65 per cent of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the United Kingdom that sell products and services online plan to boost their international sales in 2015.
As China’s massive ecommerce market gets even bigger, the reputation for selling fake products still hangs over the country’s e-tailers.
With US-based ecommerce giants aggressively wooing Canadian buyers with various promotions, established retailers in Canada are being advised to strengthen their online presence.
According to Econsultancy, the longer duration of the recently concluded holiday season is a key factor behind the period’s spectacular online sales.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi’s latest valuation has soared to US$45 billion after securing US$1.1 billion in additional funding, according to the company’s president and co-founder Bin Lin.
Although some large cinema chains refused to show The Interview by Sony Pictures Entertainment due to threats of violence from hackers, the movie still managed to rake in US$18 million during its opening weekend.