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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Is Going to Disrupt Retail Again

<b>Amazon.com, Inc.</b> (NASDAQ:<b>AMZN</b>) is making a major run at <b>Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.</b> (NYSE:<b>WMT</b>) for grocery store supremacy, as Amazon lets slip documents …

Uber’s success signals need to fix flawed taxi systems in Canadian cities

At a glance, Uber's assault on the taxi business seems like a classic case of a disruptive technology threatening an entrenched and backward industry.<p>The San Francisco-based ride-sharing service loves to mock its detractors as misguided Luddites, resisting the march of progress.<p>Protesting taxi …

How Many Millions Should I Take From My Startup?

<i>Dear Danny, I am a young founder currently finishing a fundraising process and have multiple term sheets at absurd valuations with no expectation of offering board seats. I am trying to find ways to distinguish between these offers, and I recently heard that some of my best friends are using VCs</i> …

This year’s Christmas stocking essential, how the ‘selfie stick’ is set to storm Britain

There was a time when most of us didn’t see our Christmas “happy family” photographs until the summer, having finally finished the film and taken it to be developed at Boots. No longer. The selfie stick which allows photographers to extend their camera phone to a metre in length for group shots, …

Black Friday ad roundup: eBay Daily Deals will have PS4 for $330, iPhone 6 discounts, iTunes cards 25% off, more

This time next week we’ll all be recovering from our Black Friday hangover and prepping for Cyber Monday. But before that, we have a whole lot of deals (and turkey!) to splurge on.<p>eBay Daily Deals is one of our favorite places to score a hot deal and we finally have its Black Friday plans. As …