James Halliday

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HideMyAss! Your secret’s safe with Jack

Jack Cator was 16 when he started a website that allows users internet anonymity. Nine years on, HideMyAss! is a multi-million-pound global business<p>There are several moments when Jack Cator is telling me his story that sound like they’ve been written by a slightly lazy Hollywood scriptwriter. …

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Poundland to hit £1bn sales mark as bargain fever continues

The UK's largest pound shop is still luring shoppers away from the supermarkets<p>Poundland is on course to break through the £1bn sales mark for the first time as shoppers continue to desert the major supermarkets for cheaper alternatives.<p>The high street discount chain is expected to post annual …

Sportswear giant Nike reports 24% rise in profit to $865m

Sportswear maker Nike has published reported a better-than-expected profit for the eighth quarter in a row.<p>It reported a 24% increase in profit from …

Tesco shows signs of UK recovery as turnaround plan takes shape

LONDON (Reuters) - Price cuts and better service helped Tesco (TSCO.L) win back shoppers in its latest quarter, Britain’s biggest retailer said on Friday, suggesting new boss Dave Lewis’s turnaround plan is starting to have an impact.<p>Tesco has had a horrendous 18 months, with competition from …

Tesco

Taylor Swift may have given us a huge clue about Apple's plans to hurt Spotify

We don't know exactly how this is going to work, so I asked a source who is an employee at Apple what was going on. My source told me to look at Taylor Swift. "Loads of big names left Spotify last year, and we all wondered why," my source says. Though Swift got all the headlines, my source points …

The state of e-commerce in 2015

The way consumers are finding products, interacting with brands, and making purchase decisions is changing. Thanks to Twitter and Facebook, a small business doesn’t only have to rely on SEO to compete with their larger competitors. Larger retailers are able to spotlight specific products in front …

Exclusive: Amazon brings e-commerce to Fire TV and prepares to launch its own shopping channel

Last night, with just a few clicks of an Amazon Fire TV Stick remote, I bought a Hershey’s Halloween Snack Size Assortment 50-Count Bag of candy via …

Anonymity Is a Threat to E-Commerce

That's why Amazon is right to go after fake reviewers.

eCommerce

Apple Pay is coming to China in early 2016

Apple Pay is headed to China early next year.<p>The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple reached a deal with the four major Chinese banks and is planning on launching Apple Pay support by February 2016.<p>Financially speaking, Apple Pay, which enables people to make retail payments using their Apple …

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