Alex Delgado

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9 Pieces of Data E-Commerce Entrepreneurs Should Collect

There’s no question that the future of e-commerce is in personalization. But you can’t improve your customers’ online shopping experience (or retain existing customers) without understanding what it is they want in the first place — which means you need to be understanding, and then acting, on …

How to Create a Bodybuilding Diet

Ok, so you want to get huge?!<p>All you have to do is make it to the gym, crank out reps until you get a sick pump, head home and get on with the rest …

The 'Unorthodox' Way PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin Hired The Best Talent In Silicon Valley

At First Round Capital's CEO Summit, he revealed his hiring secrets.<p><b>Many of the people Levchin hired were friends of current employees.</b> "Peter [Thiel] sat me down and he made me write down every smart person I knew in college personally," Levchin told the audience. "It turned out to be a list of …

Silicon Valley

Here’s why CERN ditched OpenNebula for OpenStack

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>CERN, Europe’s big particle physics lab, had been what might be termed showcase deployments of OpenNebula, the OpenStack rival …

Physics

Amazon Updates Route 53 DNS Service To Make Hosting High-Availability Sites On EC2 Easier

Thanks to an update to its Route 53 DNS web service, Amazon now makes it a bit easier to host sites that need high availability in multiple AWS regions. Route 53 has been offering DNS Failover since February, but that wasn’t really an option if your application was also running behind Amazon’s …

The web isn’t one-size-fits-all anymore, so the as-a-service world just keeps on growing

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user avlxyz<p>Hiring a bunch of people with varied talents to develop a web service in a silo seems to be less and …

Connecting Offline Shopping With E-Commerce, Curebit Partners With Bonobos On New “Retail Referrals” Program

Curebit, an e-commerce startup that has built its business around optimizing and tracking word-of-mouth referrals for customers like Bonobos, Restaurant.com, Jawbone, True & Co., and others, is now stepping into the world of offline brick-and-mortar commerce with a new solution it’s calling “Retail …

With Over 12M Users, Wish.com Hopes Its AdWords For Shopping Will Stick

Hey kids, there’s a new personalized shopping platform in town. Since it raised $1.7 million in angel funding, ads recommendation system ContextLogic has put its ads optimization technology to good use in a wishlist-making app called Wish.<p>As its moniker belies, Wish allows you to view a feed of …

Beyond Price: Comparison Shopping 2.0 Is About Customer Experience

iStockphoto.com/mbortolino<p>E-commerce is undergoing some radical changes as price-based comparison shopping loses steam, forcing online merchants to …

eCommerce