The Rise of Facebook Commerce

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Facebook is looking to turn its army of business pages into e-commerce sites (F-commerce to be more exact). David Fisch, who runs a newly formed commerce partnerships group at Facebook told Businessweek that the group aims to help retailers set up shop on its pages that allows users to interact while they shop. To kick-start the initiative, […] Related posts: …

EU Launches Search and Advertising Antitrust Investigation Against Google

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News is out this morning that Google is being investigated by European Union antitrust regulators. They are looking into the possibility that Google is discriminating against competitors in it search results and ads.  Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports: "The European Commission will check whether Google ‘imposes exclusivity obligations on advertising partners, preventing them from placing certain types of competing ads on their …

iPhone Dominates Japanese Smartphone Market

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When it comes to smartphones in Japan, the market has changed drastically in the last year. Approximately one year ago, Wired wrote that the Japanese hated the iPhone. Three months later, a survey showed that the iPhone was the top selling smartphone in Japan. And in December 2009, a report from Impress indicated that the iPhone had a 46.1% market …

Apple Remains America’s Most Innovative Company [REPORT]

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BusinessWeek and Fortune have both released their annual rankings — the 50 Most Innovative Companies and the Fortune 500, respectively — and Apple has strong showings in both publications. For the sixth consecutive year, Apple ranked number one in BusinessWeek’s 50 Most Innovative Companies report. When you consider that BusinessWeek only started this ranking system in 2005, that statistic becomes …