Prime Video Available $8.99 per month

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You no longer have to be a Prime member to take advantage of Amazon’s impressive log of movies and TV shows. Only a few years ago Prime Video seemed more like marketing stunt. Now it is a full service complete with its own separate subscription. Although it certainly has a much later start than Netflix, Amazon is pushing hard to present … Read More

Airbnb Planning to Enter India’s Travel Market

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With its population over one billion it is no surprise that India is Airbnb’s latest project. The travel service first entered into the Asian market last year when investors such as China Broadband Capital, Hillhouse Capital, and Sequoia China helped them enter the Chinese market. This time around Airbnb has recruited the Times of India Group to help. While the … Read More

Fashion Resale Giant Poshmark Raises $25 Million

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Poshmark, the highly successful company that allows you to buy and sell women’s clothing, has just revealed that it raised $25 million in its latest round of funding. The money largely comes from GGV Capital, although also includes contributions from Menlo Ventures, SoftTech VC, Mayfield, and AngelList. This latest round puts Poshmark’s total at over $70 million in funding since … Read More

Felt and Punkpost Let You Craft Personalized Cards

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Handwritten greeting cards and notes have almost become a relic of the past. Sure, you may receive the odd birthday or Christmas greeting card in the mail, but more often than not communication has gone almost completely digital. People are tied more to their devices than ever and the collective penmanship has decreased because of it. Still, who doesn’t love … Read More

Facebook Live Adds New Features

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Facebook Live is a relatively new feature that only came to the social media site late last year. What started out as a function only for celebrities through Live for Facebook Mentions has come available to every user on Facebook. And with these new features, users now have more possibilities than ever before for sharing live video with friends and … Read More

Thrive Market Now Available on Android

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Thrive Market has always sought to offer healthy and organic products to consumers. And with the demand for these items growing, the company itself has expanded into new territory. While it will still maintain its online grocery store, it will now also offer a new mobile application. Rather than navigate to the webpage, the app allows shoppers to purchase natural … Read More

Etsy Sellers Can Now Build Their Own Website

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Etsy, the popular online marketplace where people sell handmade goods, has launched a website builder called Pattern. With this program, users can easily turn their existing Etsy shop into an actual website. Because many sellers say that having a separate website is important to them in terms of building their brand, Etsy designed a program that will easily allow for … Read More

Cartwheel App Lets You Clip Coupons for Target

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Cartwheel – Target’s shopping app – has expanded into coupon territory. Now users can find digital coupons from manufacturers and save even more money at checkout. The original version of Cartwheel only focused on offering percentage off purchases. While it still saved customers money, the discounts were often negligible, adding up to a few dollars per shopping trip. These digital coupons … Read More

Amazon Launches Amazon Payments Global Partner System

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New this week comes info from Amazon detailing a new payment service. The leading ecommerce giant already has a successful payment platform of its own, Amazon Payments, that customers are able to use when purchasing something on the website. With this new plan, titled the Amazon Payments Global Partner System, you will now be able to “Pay With Amazon” at … Read More

Square Offers New Online Checkout API

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Stripe might have had their day in the sun, but Square is coming for them and other online checkout systems with their latest API. The upgrade now allows businesses to process credit card payments via a simple form. Square then processes the payment in the background. On the customer side, there is no need for an e-wallet. All they need … Read More