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Ecommerce Market Battleground Shift Because of Legislation

Yesterday, the US Senate passed the online sales tax bill by a 69-27 vote. The measure will shape the e-commerce space, certainly affecting Ebay, Amazon, Etsy and others.¬† The bill still needs to pass the GOP-controlled House of Representatives and receive the signature of President Obama, a supporter, to become law. The legislation would require  More

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Trend to Watch: Mobile Payments

Starbucks has become that much more convenient. ¬†Today, the NYT showed us that we can use our phone to buy coffee. No more carrying your wallet, and your phone. At over 7000 Starbucks locations, we can start to do micropayments with our phone app. Anything that gives us easier, faster access to coffee deserves a  More

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Trends to Watch, January 2011 (alpha)

A good friend of mine, Harry Max, keeps pointing out that I am obsessively good at spotting trends & market moves that matter, and that I ought to use that force for good. So I'm going to experiment with some posts to point out key trends, technologies, and ideas that matter. It could cover some  More

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