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We've entered the age of emotional, design-centric, e-commerce

gigaom.com
When I opened up my first package from online women’s clothing startup Everlane, an immediate smile spread across my face. The company had wrapped the cashmere sweater I bought in a soft, silky Everlane-branded cream-colored bag. It was a very basic choice — not something meant to blow your mind...
We've entered the age of emotional, design-centric, e-commerce

Microblog commerce sees success in China, as Xiaomi sells 50,000 smartphones in 5 minutes on Sina Weibo

thenextweb.com
Earlier this week, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi undertook an ecommerce experiment to sell its handsets directly on the Sina Weibo microblogging site, while the link-up offered Sina a chance to test out its new WeiboPay e-payment service. The trial was a success, as the batch of 50,000 Mi2 smartphones sold...
Microblog commerce sees success in China, as Xiaomi sells 50,000 smartphones in 5 minutes on Sina Weibo

Apple rejects Endgame: Syria iOS game

www.guardian.co.uk
British developer disappointed that its game exploring the civil war will need changes to get onto the App StoreBritish developer Auroch Digital says its Endgame: Syria game has been rejected by Apple due to its political content.The game, which is available already on Android and as an HTML5 browser game,...
Apple rejects Endgame: Syria iOS game

What is local radio for in the age of the internet? | Stephen Curry

www.guardian.co.uk
BBC East's decision to rein in the Naked Scientists radio show raises the question of how local radio can serve its audiences, especially when information is so accessible on the web. But there may yet be an answerI had the pleasure last Monday of observing a recording of Dara O'Briain's...
What is local radio for in the age of the internet? | Stephen Curry
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