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Apple Announces iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus

Apple is proud to announce its new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S plus. The updated versions of the previous iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus feature identical designs along with an array of new features. One of the key features is a pressure-sensitive display, enabling a feature that Apple calls 3D Touch. 3D Touch allows […]

Inspired by Amazon, engineer quits job and starts ecommerce venture

Usman Siddiqui, Pakistani-born entrepreneur, accepted a software engineer job in Dallas, Texas after graduating from Purdue University. His time in the US meant he was exposed to the rise and subsequent growth of technology startups. Inspired by these models, Siddiqui quit his job to be closer to his family and moved back to Pakistan. He […]

ECI Awards Beijing 2015: Awards Ceremony

The first International E-Commerce Innovation Awards, ECI Awards, was held the International E-Commerce Innovation Forum and ECI Awards Ceremony in Jiading Industrial Zone, Shanghai on April 11th. The ceremony not only presented outstanding cases from over 500 entries from around the world, but also became a center stage for keynotes from the industry representatives and officials. […]

Samsung releases ‘Flow’ – Apple’s version of ‘Continuity’

Samsung introduces its own version of Apple’s ‘Continuity’ app, ‘Flow’, which makes it easier to switch between multiple devices. The app allows people with certain Samsung devices to switch between the same apps on their tablets and smartphone. Though the app is still in beta, Samsung says it will bring the capability to its other […]

Baidu Announces Multi-Million Dollar Investment in Taboola

China’s biggest search engine company, Baidu, today announced a multi-million dollar investment in US-based discovery platform, Taboola. This platform is responsible for features such as “You might also like” or “Around the web” recommendations prevalent on many websites that lead to external content. This strategic move ensures that Baidu and Taboola will work together closely […]

WeChat Establishes 549M Monthly Active Users

Tencent has revealed that its popular messaging app, WeChat now has 549 million monthly active users. This is 9.8% above WeChat’s 500 million milestone at the end of 2014. From Q1, the active user percentage has increased by 39%. Though WeChat has majority of its users based in China, Tencent is still pursuing overseas markets […]

3 Powerful Tips For Better E-Commerce Video Results

In the world of e-commerce, a good product video can vastly increase sales by enabling online shoppers to learn more about a particular product, make an emotional connection to the product and enforce their buying decisions. Videos convey greater product information than simple text. According to practicalecommerce.com, ReelSEO, an online publication for video marketing, reported that […]

International E-Commerce Innovation Forum and ECI Awards Ceremony

The first International E-Commerce Innovation Awards, ECI Awards, has held the International E-Commerce Innovation Forum and ECI Awards Ceremony In Jiading Industrial Zone, Shanghai on April 11th. The ceremony not only presented outstanding cases from over 500 entries from around the world, but also became a center stage for keynotes from the industry representatives and […]