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Ecommerce

Enterprise Tech Startups Among Big Winners in Recent VC Deals [Video]

U.S.-based companies offering services over the internet, including startups selling software tools and services for artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, as well as e-commerce providers, landed $15.3 billion in funding across 687 financing deals in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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Ecommerce

Americans Banned From Investing in Xiaomi as U.S. Expands Blacklist [Video]

Smartphone giant Xiaomi became the latest Chinese technology group to be targeted by the Trump administration, with its surprise addition to an investment blacklist sending its shares sharply lower.

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Social Media Marketing

Apples App Store Removes Social Media Platform Wimkin Over Calls to Violence [Video]

Apple removed social-media platform Wimkin from its App Store, part of a crackdown by tech companies on potentially dangerous content during the presidential transition. The small site, which markets itself as a free-speech haven, had hosted posts that included a call for civil war.

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Ecommerce

Americans Wont Be Banned From Investing in Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu [Video]

Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent were among a dozen companies being examined for inclusion in a Defense Department list of firms deemed to support Chinas military, intelligence and security services.

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Ecommerce

Apple, Amazon Move to Marginalize Parler [Video]

Amazon said it would stop providing cloud services to the platform and Apple suspended Parler from its App Store, sharply escalating a campaign by tech giants to regulate content they see as dangerous in the wake of the Capitol riot.

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Ecommerce

Tesla’s Elon Musk Overtakes Amazon’s Jeff Bezos as World’s Wealthiest Person [Video]

The value of Teslas shares rose around 6% intraday Thursday, enough for Elon Musk to surpass Amazons Jeff Bezos in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

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Shopify

Some CEOs Fire Rioters, Call for Trumps Removal From Office [Video]

In the wake of the riot at the Capitol, companies moved to cut ties with President Trump and his supporters and fired workers who participated.

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Shopify

Shopify Takes Trump Organization and Campaign Stores Offline [Video]

Online stores run by the Trump Organization and Trump campaign were taken offline on Thursday by the e-commerce software provider, which said President Trump violated company policy against promoting violence.

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Ecommerce

Costco Says Sales Rose 12% in December [Video]

The increase was driven by frozen foods, sundries and liquor sales, despite lower frequency of sales world-wide because of restrictions tied to coronavirus pandemic.

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Ecommerce

Where Is Jack Ma? Alibabas Founder Has Kept a Low Profile Since October [Video]

The billionaire businessman and Alibaba founder has disappeared from the public limelight after brushes with Chinese regulators in recent weeks, sparking speculation about his fate.

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Ecommerce

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan End Health-Care Venture Haven [Video]

Haven, which had targeted innovations in areas such as primary care, insurance coverage and prescription drug costs, is shutting down.

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Ecommerce

Beijings Ant-Eaters – WSJ [Video]

The ruling Party shows Jack Ma and investors whos the real boss.