- EU’s right to be forgotten to include .com websites?
- Tumblr and Pinterest see biggest increase in user base
- Uber’s user data collection on Android criticized
- Android Pay coming to China
Gooibiz is back with another roundup of some tech stories that flew under most people’s radar. Has Google given up on Google Glass on the downlow? We are little heavy on Google stories this week, but a lot of interesting things have been happening in Mountain View.
- Google Glass seems to be on life support
- Man implants ‘cold’ bitcoin wallet in his hand
- Chinese developers start making money on the Google Play store
- Google launches Contributor its alternative to advertising
Forget Black Friday, Cyber Monday! Singles’ Day is the biggest e-commerce day in the world and so far it’s only really happening in China. However while Singles’ Day is beginning to spread to other regions, American consumers are not getting involved.
Singles’ Day is a perfect example of how a savvy business latched on to a recent trend and turned it into the shopocalypse (how is this not a thing already) and shows how, in two decades, a university joke can transform into the biggest e-commerce event of all time.
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- Larry Ellison steps down at Oracle
- iPhone 6 Camera put to the test
- China introduces cell phone lane
- 5 reasons why everyone hates ISPs
- Marijuana in the American workplace
I’ve made it through another week of typhoons here in Japan to bring you another news round up. A lot of interesting stuff has been going on this week from China’s draconian bans online to crowdsourced news vetting on social media. And has the business card resurrected?
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