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Accepting bitcoin in an attempt to cash in on the craze. This time it’s Expedia the travel booking site that’s accepting the virtual currency for hotel bookings. They’re working directly with Coinbase to accept and then convert the BTC into dollars as soon as they hit the travel agent’s coffers.
Google announced a suite of tools this morning for business owners, offering them a one-stop shop to update their business information, add photos, read reviews and, of course, use Google+. The service, called “Google My Business,” seems to be aimed at those who have yet to figure out how to “get on Google” so to speak; in fact, there’s a button that even uses that same expression.
Google is today confirming that it has purchased Skybox Imaging, the satellite startup that we reported it was close to acquiring last month. The price is somewhat lower than we had heard it would be: $500 million rather than close to the $1 billion our sources had told us…
Amazon Said To Start Selling Babysitting And Other Home Services Later This Year
Amazon wants to be your one-stop shop for everything – including trades and services, according to a new report by Reuters. The company is looking at debuting sales of things like babysitting, handymen services, painters, haircuts, home repair and more. The move would extend Amazon’s range of competitors to sites like Angie’s List and Craigslist.
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The service, which is reportedly considering an IPO, announced a partnership Monday with Salesforce.com that would let advertisers target users via the service. Marketers have already had the ability to reach consumers on Line, but Salesforce now lets them include the messaging app in a dashboard with a suite of apps. The upshot: Line and possibly other messaging services may become just another channel for marketers, along with Facebook, Twitter and search.
When matching with clothes, it’s easy. But for projects, ad campaigns and posters, the millions of colors to choose from can be overwhelming. Working under a tight deadline forces many people to choose safe or dull colors that lack substance.
New investors include Fidelity Investments, Wellington Management, and BlackRock Inc., according to the Wall Street Journal, with Summit Partners, Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures, and Menlo Ventures also participating.