Category: Ecommerce

the consumer web services challenge of East Asia

Changwon Kim has news on his blog that Cyworld is quitting the US market: Cyworld pulling plugs from US. Cause of failure? Well, for starters (the obvious ones): Cyworld didn’t seem to have sharp strategies as to how to position

$300 million spent…

Look at Meg Whitman’s grimace. Ouch. For eBay, It’s About Political Connections in China – New York Times Related, of course: EBay Is Expected to Close Its Auction Site in China – New York Times

Become.com – ecommerce search

Become.com , the main competitor to Google’s Froogle product search (ecommerce search) has come out of Beta. On first glance they look a LOT like Google in terms of their search results. Susan Mernit’s Blog: Become.com: 3.2 billion web pages

G-Tools bookmarklets

For those of you who have Amazon Japan affliate accounts, there are now handy bookmarklets for Firefox for G-Tools, which is the best interface to Amazon Japan. FireFoxの検索バーからG-Toolsを利用できるプラグイン:Goodpic

the impact of web services

John Battelle, who runs Searchblog and was a co-founder of Wired magazine and The Industry Standard, is chairing O’Reilly’s newest conference, Web 2.0, which is looking at the web as a platform. It looks like a phenomenal event and I

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