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So, in 2007, she founded Minted, an online marketplace of independent artists and designers. The company crowdsources art and graphic design by way of online “challenges,” where the community votes on which items should be sold through the site.
Minted, an online marketplace of independent artists and designers, joins a host of other companies that are increasingly tapping third-party sellers. Could this be the future of e-commerce?
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Analysts worry that the slowdown raises doubts about Baidu’s ability to manage the transition from an internet dominated by PC users to one dominated by smartphones, where users pick from a screen full of apps instead of finding content through search engines.
Baidu is looking to restore investor confidence with a $1bn share buyback, after $12bn was wiped off the Chinese search engine’s stock market capitalisation in the wake of disappointing quarterly earnings. The buyback will be funded with existing
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While Silicon Valley may stand undefeated as the most prominent name for tech entrepreneurs and startup visionaries, other regions all over the world are worthy competitors.
While Silicon Valley may stand undefeated...
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Device is being pitched to industries such as health care, manufacturing, energy
Device is being pitched to industries such as health care, manufacturing, energy
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Amazon's deal with the former Top Gear team is another example of how internet firms are carving out their own corner of the broadcasting world.
The former Top Gear presenter looked ready to celebrate his exciting new project as he stepped out in London on Tuesday with his close friend Phillipa Sage.
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At the workshop of Changying Precision Technology Company in Dongguan, known as the "world factory", which manufactures cell phone modules, 60 robot arms at 10 production lines polish the modules day and night, state-run People's Daily reported. 
A Chinese firm specialising in precision technology has set up the first unmanned factory at Dongguan city where all the processes are operated by robots.
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“In fifth grade, we learnt about Africa,” says the 31-year-old. “Then we learnt about the world, about England and about democracy. England is a good place.”
Night has fallen over Calais and Muhammed’s long wait is finally over: he warms his hands over a small campfire one last time, wraps a blanket tight around his head for warmth and walks towards a barbed wire fence separating him from railway tracks
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The first humans expected to live to age 150 are already alive, according to experts on aging and longevity.
Science says it's better to enjoy life now and 'borrow time' from your golden years.
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Zazzle's trick: CEO Robert Beaver and his sons, Jeff and Bobby, focus on products that can't be found elsewhere, and thus face little to no pricing pressure.
Zazzle has been growing under the radar in hype-happy Silicon Valley. The e-commerce company is finally divulging its numbers, and they're big.
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Richard Branson has insisted that he is not happy because of his wealth but rather that his hugely successful empire is the result of his cheery state of mind.
Billionaire Richard Branson shares his tips for happiness and says he owes his fortune to being happy. The British businessman gives advice in a book compiled by a mental-health charity.
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Patience is a rare investor virtue. Mark Zuckerberg thinks he has the track record to ask for it.
​Patience is a rare investor virtue. Mark Zuckerberg thinks he has the track record to ask for it.
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Its new LaunchPad program will allow startups and crowdfunded projects to sell on the world’s largest online retailer.
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    M.Sc., Electronic Commerce and Internet Computing, 2014 - present
  • Robert Gordon University
    BA, Management, 2005 - 2009
  • Tel Aviv University
    Doing Business In Israel (DBI), 2013 - 2013
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