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The Top 10 Countries In The $2 Trillion Global ECommerce Market

ECommerce has been called “the great equalizer” and with good reason: nearly 3 billion people have access to the internet, with another 3 to 4 billion expected to be online by 2020. Moreover, it’s global: increased shipping speeds, ease of payment, lower overhead, and competitive pricing have led consumers and retailers to start buying and selling…

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Your Worst Nightmare: 3 Cyberattacks You Need To Prepare For

As Internet penetration increases around the world, so do the risks involved with global connectivity. The inherent fragility of online ecosystems was made abundantly clear in May and June of this year as tens of thousands of computers were held hostage by hackers wielding exceptionally sophisticated cyberweapons stolen from the American intelligence community. We spoke…

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Riot Games Sues Chinese Mobile Game Developer In U.S. Court: But There’s A Twist

2016 was a massive year for  video games: Superdata Research reports that the market was $91 billion worldwide, with $41 billion spent on mobile gaming alone. Meanwhile, the P.C. industry held its own claiming $34 billion, which the company notes was “driven largely by free-to-play online titles and downloadable games.” In fact, $18.6 billion belonged squarely to…

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Opportunities Abound As Mobile Commerce Surges: What You Need To Know

With thousands fighting for influence in the hyper-competitive online retail universe, mobile commerce is seeing a huge surge in worldwide growth. Statista forecasts that mobile commerce will be worth a staggering $693 billion by 2019 and will account for 39% of e-commerce by 2018.  (Via Statista) What’s more, Coupofy reports, m-commerce is growing at twice the rate of e-commerce,…

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Jeff Bezos And Indian Prime Minister Express High Hopes For Eastern Ecommerce

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took to Twitter yesterday to express confidence in the company’s growing relationship with India after a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and vowing to continue investing in its growing ecommerce mega-market. Terrific meeting with @narendramodi. Always impressed, energized by optimism and invention in India. Excited to keep investing and…

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