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Etsy sidesteps PayPal, builds own payment system for its 2M monthly sales

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Etsy, the handmade and vintage marketplace that lets anyone set up their own online shop, has finally introduced its own, direct checkout. Prior to this, buyers were directed to a third party payment processor, such as Paypal. Considering that the handmade giant is processing over 2 million items a month, you’d...
Etsy sidesteps PayPal, builds own payment system for its 2M monthly sales

Apple’s attention to detail and its extension into ‘iPad in Business’ case studies

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You would expect that when Apple reached out to businesses to learn more about how they used iPads and create case studies around them, it would do so with the incredible level of detail it employs in all other areas of its operations. And you’d be right. The company recently...
Apple’s attention to detail and its extension into ‘iPad in Business’ case studies

Monoqi see, Monoqi do: Another European Fab launches

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Here’s a question: when a heavily design-oriented e-commerce startup gets big, how long does it take for competitors to appear, claiming that they now offer a better spin on the same formula? Judging by the launch this week of Berlin’s Monoqi, not long. It was only last June that Fab.com...
Monoqi see, Monoqi do: Another European Fab launches
Sony's PlayStation Vita and the state of portable gaming: two Verge editors face off

You built it but they didn’t come: 8 tricks for marketing your mobile app

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This story is brought to you by Sourcebits, a Global leader in Strategy, User Experience & Engineering for Mobile & Cloud. Follow Sourcebits on Twitter for recent news and updates. If a tree falls in the forest, does anyone hear it? And if your app joins the 50 bajillion...
You built it but they didn’t come: 8 tricks for marketing your mobile app
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UAV industry promises 'safety, professionalism, respect' with new privacy guidelines

“Heroes” actor’s mobile coupon startup Yowza nabs $1.5M (exclusive)

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Yowza, a mobile coupon startup, secured $1.5 million in its first round of funding, founder Greg Grunberg (a.k.a. the actor who played Matt Parkman on NBC TV show Heroes) told VentureBeat in an interview today. Yowza is a mobile application that lets you scan your area for stores that offer...
“Heroes” actor’s mobile coupon startup Yowza nabs $1.5M (exclusive)

When a freelancer changes the game

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Often, businesses hire freelancers (writers, photographers, process consultants, trainers) to solve a specific problem for the lowest possible cost. And a good freelancer at the right price is often the right approach.Sometimes, though, you spend more and get something great. You seek out and find a linchpin who combines inspiration...
When a freelancer changes the game

Common Questions About Design Professionalism

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  The design profession is full of happy folks, and understanding why so many designers enjoy their work is not hard. But not all are so happy. If you’re not careful, the joy of getting paid to pursue your passion can be tainted by the less joyous realities of the...
Common Questions About Design Professionalism

Google's Schmidt to Bloggers: Drop Dead!

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Google's CEO Eric Schmidt addressed the American Society of News Editors yesterday in D.C. As part of an apparent strategy of mollifying the media, he insulted the integrity and professionalism of bloggers and the quality of blogs. You know. Like this one. "There is an art to what you do,"...
Google's Schmidt to Bloggers: Drop Dead!
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