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Facebook is testing a ‘buy’ button

Amazon recently rolled out a "buy now" feature for its followers on Twitter, and now it seems that Facebook is looking at a similar feature for its website. Facebook said this week that it is testing a Buy button to help businesses drive sales through the News Feed and on their Facebook Pages. "With this…

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Amazon appears to be testing ebook subscription service

It seems that Amazon is preparing to give readers something to get excited about - a Netflix-style digital ebook and audiobook subscription service that provides Kindle users with access to a potential library of more than 600,000 titles for about £6 a month. The discovery was first reported by the news site GigaOm. Amazon has…

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Amazon hire Google Glass inventor

Babak Parviz is the man at Google who was responsible for "Google X" - the mysterious "skunkworks" division of the company that is responsible for, amongst other things, Google Glass. Now he's on his way to Amazon. It is unclear exactly what Amazon want him to do - but we know that the company is…

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Is Amazon launching a PayPal rival?

Amazon looks set to launch its own online payment service, in a bid to take on the dominant player, the eBay-owned PayPal. According to Reuters, Amazon customers who store their credit or debit card data when they make a purchase…

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