Three ways to find the real deals on Amazon

Here’s some trivia for you: Amazon, the largest and most versatile marketplace in world history, has more than 2 million sellers — almost as many people as live in Houston, the fourth largest city in America. And every one of those sellers is clambering to sell you things.

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Microsoft Strengthens Partner Bonds


Microsoft on Monday announced several new offerings aimed at strengthening its position in the cloud marketplace, including Microsoft 365 Enterprise and 365 Business, at its Inspire partner conference in Washington, D.C. Microsoft 365 Enterprise is designed to empower employees of large organizations to be creative and work together securely. Microsoft 365 Business, which targets small and medium businesses with up to 300 employees, includes a console for deploying and securing devices and users in one location.

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Reinventing Online Marketplaces in the Cloud


In the world of the cloud, showcasing the partner ecosystem in an online marketplace has become an imperative. Salesforce has been in the vanguard of this trend. Since its inception in 2005, the AppExchange has grown to include more than 3,000 partner solutions that augment Salesforce’s growing portfolio of cloud services. AppExchange has strengthened significantly Salesforce’s position in the marketplace by cataloging the company’s rapidly expanding ecosystem of ISV and consulting partners.

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Facebook Cuts Ribbon on New Online Marketplace


Facebook on Monday announced Marketplace, a new mobile app that facilitates buying and selling between peers. Marketplace allows members of a community to discover, buy and sell items, noted Facebook Product Management Director Mary Ku. The service is scheduled for rollout this week in the United States, UK, Australia and New Zealand. Users can access Marketplace by tapping a shopping icon at the bottom of the Facebook mobile app. The opening screen displays photos of items for sale by people who live in a user-defined geographic area.

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Illicit Weapons Traders Flock to Facebook


Facebook has served as an online marketplace for armed militias in Libya and other war-torn countries, according to a news report published Wednesday. An array of light weapons bought and sold after the fall of Moammar Gadhafi unleashed a torrent of unregulated commerce in Libya, which previously had controlled online communications strictly, according to a study by Armament Research Services. Widespread trading of illicit weapons between online or hidden groups occurred between September 2014 and March 2016.

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The Year of Connected and Self-Driving Cars


Connected cars and self-driving cars are two of the hottest and fastest-growing segments in the marketplace today. However, they are often confused. Connected cars are here today. Self-driving cars are not yet, but they are coming. They both mean advancements in automotive. They both use wireless networks, wireless technology, satellite technology, ground-based sensors and more. As workers, investors and customers, what can we expect in the next few years from connected and self-driving cars — and what’s coming next?

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Dish Network to Automate TV Ad Sales


Dish Network on Monday launched Dish Media Sales, an automated marketplace that will let advertisers buy TV spots the same way they can buy ads online. With the initiative, Dish will give advertisers the ability to purchase targeted, linear TV ads, impression by impression, using real-time bidding technology — similar to the way online ads are purchased. “Our addressable technology offers an improved viewer experience as we deliver ads with greater relevance to a consumer’s needs,” said Adam Gaynor, vice president of Dish media sales.

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Study: Apple's lead in enterprise mobility threatened as tablet share plummets

Apple’s dominance in the enterprise mobility marketplace waned during the second quarter on a precipitous drop in tablet marketshare, the balance of which went to devices running Android and Windows, according to mobility solutions firm Good Technology.

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Amazon Goes Full Bore for B2B Commerce


Amazon on Tuesday announced Amazon Business, transforming its 3-year-old Amazon Supply B2B marketplace with new features and benefits, and a massively increased product selection. Amazon Business offers customers everything from IT and lab equipment to traffic signs, industrial deep fryers and 55-gallon steel drums. Customers will need a business license to register. Orders of $49 or more for any of tens of millions of items will get free two-day shipping. The marketplace will carry more than 250 million items, said spokesperson Lori Richter.

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Amazon Wants to Help Clean Your House


Amazon on Monday launched a new marketplace for professionals who can help with everything from basic home cleaning to skilled labor, including electric, plumbing and appliance installation. Amazon Home Services enlists professionals who have been prescreened through background checks and are officially licensed and insured, and it guarantees service satisfaction. It provides upfront pricing on prepackaged services, as well as customer reviews. The number of services actually available at launch varies according to market size.

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Smartphone users becoming more discerning about the apps they use, Gartner says

Six years into the current incarnation of the mobile app marketplace, a recent survey suggests that while smartphone owners have not lost their appetite for new apps, developers hoping to make it into users’ everyday rotation have a higher bar to reach.



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The Apple Watch Will Take Its Own Sweet Time


The wearable technology marketplace is already in place and growing. Now, enter the Apple Watch. Although it will speed up growth, this new space will be very different from the iPhone and iPad markets. Large companies like Google, Samsung and Sony, and smaller companies like FitBit and others have already thrown their hats into the ring and seen limited success. Apple did not create the wearable marketplace, but it has just poured some gasoline onto the growth fire.

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Beware Craigslist dangers, security experts warn

While buyers and sellers must enter the popular online marketplace at their own peril, security experts say certain precautions can be taken to ensure safe and lawful transactions.

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Amazon May Set Up Neighborhood Services Market


Amazon reportedly is planning to test a local marketplace that could make it a one-stop shop for local services. Those services could include anything from dog walking to a plumbing. Backed by Amazon’s already established ratings and recommendations infrastructure, the service could take on sites like Yelp, Angie’s List and Craigslist. It might also threaten home improvement chains such as Home Depot and Lowe’s, which also have begun assisting customers in finding local home service providers like painters and plumbers.

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