Amazon is charging sellers $1,500 to list certain brands


Amazon sellers will have to pay $1,500 to sell certain brands. Image: Getty Images By Emma Hinchliffe2016-08-31 22:38:57 UTC If third-party sellers want to sell Nikes or Adidas on Amazon, it’ll cost them.  Amazon is charging sellers as much as $1,500 to list certain brands in their stores. The flat fee is charged per brand, CNBC reported this week.  The move is part of an effort to stop the sale of counterfeit goods on Amazon. Birkenstock announced it would take

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The dream of the Courier lives on, but it’s still a dream


Oh yes, young feller, that there Yoga Book sure is something. But why don’t you just set a while an’ listen to the stories of an old blogger. ‘Twas back in the old days — before the millennials took over. That’d be 2009 or so. Longer than most remember these days. Let me ask ya something, m’boy. Ever hear tell of a Courier? Perhaps the most exciting cryptogadget of all time, this never-released device may have been before you walked

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HTC Desire 10 will be unveiled on September 20

HTC is looking at all the news coming out of IFA and it wants you to know that it plans on announcing something too. Just not now. Or in the next few days. In fact, the company’s next grand unveiling has been scheduled for September 20, as you can see from the teaser that it’s posted to its official Twitter account. If you’re wondering what smartphone HTC will take the wraps off on that occasion, well, it’s the Desire 10.

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Box shares up 5% on earnings beat


Box reported its second quarter fiscal 2017 earnings after the bell on Wednesday. The company beat estimates posting a loss of 14 cents, compared to the 19 cents expected by analysts. They also surpassed revenue predictions, reporting $95.7 million instead of $94.65 million.  Shares ticked up about 5% in initial after-hours trading. “Our strong second quarter results, with revenue growth of 30 percent and billings growth of 34 percent year-over-year, reflect our clear differentiation as the leading enterprise content platform,”

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Lenovo Yoga Book is official with a unique Halo Keyboard

At IFA 2016 in Berlin, Lenovo announced the Yoga Book 2-in-1 laptop. Its killer feature is its flat keyboard called Halo Keyboard. It doubles as a writing surface, since it is pressure sensitive, and comes with self-learning features such as predictive input, auto-correct and auto-complete. Thanks to its hinge taken from the larger Yoga 910 convertible, you can make the Yoga Book look like a tablet quite easily. On the inside, there’s an Intel Atom x5 processor, 4GB of RAM

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India’s financial giant Paytm nabs $60M at $4.83B valuation, raising $240M more


On the heels of large investments made in Flipkart and Snapdeal, another e-commerce juggernaut in India is closing in on an outsized round of funding to tap into India’s fast-growing, smartphone-fuelled economy. Paytm — a catch-all digital commerce platform that lets users create online and mobile digital wallets and use its e-commerce platform to pay for goods, services and bills — has confirmed a mountain of funding, $60 million, from Mountain Capital, the investment arm of Taiwan’s semiconductor company Mediatek. The strategic funding was made at

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