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Overstock’s Bitcoin Purchases Account For Less Than 1% Of Revenue, But It’s Growing

Since Overstock.com started to accept Bitcoin as a purchase currency, the company has received a good press for its efforts to support the nascent cryptocurrency. Working with Coinbase to process Bitcoin, Overstock.com announced that it crossed the million-dollar sale mark in the currency earlier …

Design

Incredible 3D GIFs Created with a Simple Visual Effect

Animated gifs seem to be everywhere these days, but some gif creators are taking the visual experience of viewing quick clips of silent motion to another level. By carefully adding a couple of solid-colored (typically white), vertical lines to the moving images, an incredible three-dimensional …

GIF Animations

What Distinguishes The Top 1% Of Product Managers From The Top 10%?

<i>Ian McAllister, Senior Manager for Traffic at Amazon</i><p>The top 10% of product managers excel at a few of these things. The top 1% excel at most or all of them:<p><b>Think big</b> – A 1% PM’s thinking won’t be constrained by the resources available to them today or today’s market environment. They’ll describe …

Buyhandpicked Applies Mechanical Turk Model To Personal Shopping

Shopping online can be a tedious affair, characterised by bottomless trawling of search engine results and price comparison websites to try to locate whatever finicky thing you really need this time.<p>Shopping requirements can also get pretty specific — a pair of blackout curtains with a 70+ inch …

Associated Press News

Ibotta Expands Beyond Mobile Coupons, Now Lets You Earn Cash Back From Restaurants, Fast Food & Home Improvement Stores

Denver-based mobile couponing application Ibotta, which pays you cash back for items you buy in grocery stores by simply scanning your receipt, has today debuted its iOS 7-optimized version 2.0 that now brings its shopping discounts to a number of new stores, including home improvement stores like …

A Virtuous Cycle

• Share to email<br>• Share to facebook<br>• Share to twitter<br>• Share to linkedin<br>• Share to google<p>In 18th- and early 19th-century Britain a sizable chunk of the nation's economy was run by members of the religious sect known as the Quakers. Quakers owned more than half of the country's ironworks. They were key …

Senate panel launches inquiry in Bitcoin, other virtual currencies

Following suit with other government bodies, the Committee on Homeland Security asks financial regulators and law enforcement agencies to report on "threats and risks related to virtual currency."<p>Bitcoin and other virtual currencies are getting hit from all sides by U.S. regulators. The Senate …

Retail Experiences Are Getting a Tech Makeover | Inc.com

For eBay, every part of a retail experience is a business opportunity. It's not just about what happens online, says John Donahoe, CEO of the online marketplace.<p>"In the eyes of the consumer, e-commerce and retail are now one. It's just shopping, right?" he said in a recent interview with Bloomberg …

eCommerce

Smart UK hotel room will let you check in, control temperature, and order meals from your phone

The UK's biggest hotel chain is set to open a new line of budget city hotels that provide app-based check-ins and improved connectivity for people who pride location and design over space. Whitbread will open its first Premier Inn 'hub' in Covent Garden, London in the fall of 2014, compacting a …

What We Can Expect From The Next Decade Of Technology

While these things are always hard to predict with any specificity, much of the writing is already on the wall. Humanlike, no-touch interfaces will combine with a pervasive array of sensors and intelligent back-end systems to form a new Web of Things. Computing will become truly ubiquitous.<p>This new …

How technology will transform your visit to the supermarket

Jessica Winch looks at the technology set to speed up your shopping trips.<p>When I go into a supermarket, particularly on a Sunday afternoon when it is packed with small children, my main goal is to grab the items I need and check out as quickly as possible.<p>To that end, I usually head straight for …

Customers

Here's An Excellent Presentation About The Rise Of Mobile And The Massive Implications

It's on the rise of mobile and what it means for the industry.<p>It's full of great charts like the one on the right about Microsoft. We first spotted it on Slideshare. We asked Evans if we could republish it, and he said yes.<p>Anyway … dig in!