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Danielle Kucera

Technology reporter covering Amazon, EBay, Yelp, Angie's List, Monster Worldwide, Gilt Groupe and others. Tar Heel.


Patrick Collison is CEO of online payments startup Stripe, which is expanding into Canada.

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Patrick Collison is CEO of online payments startup Stripe, which is expanding into Canada.

Payments Startup Stripe Expands to Canada in Challenge to PayPal

(Updates with PayPal declining to comment.) Stripe, an online payments startup backed by Peter Thiel, is expanding into Canada to ramp up competition with EBay’s PayPal and widen its merchant base in a country with few options for transactions over...

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Amazon's outside investments contributed more to the bottom line than its e-commerce operations.

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Amazon's outside investments contributed more to the bottom line than its e-commerce operations.

Amazon Was More Investor than Retailer in the First Quarter

  Amazon.com is the world’s largest online retailer, but its outside investments contributed more money to the company’s bottom line in the first quarter than its e-commerce operations. In the three months ended March 31, Amazon made more than half...

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One of Jumio's products, Netswipe, reads a credit card waved in front of a webcam.

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One of Jumio's products, Netswipe, reads a credit card waved in front of a webcam.

Andreessen Horowitz Invests $25.5M in Jumio’s Online Payments

(This post was updated to show Jumio’s valuation based on the funding.) Andreessen Horowitz is betting $25.5 million that consumers will get behind yet another way to make payments online. The venture capital firm co-founded by Internet pioneer Marc Andreessen...

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Jeremy Stoppelman, chief executive officer of Yelp, during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

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Jeremy Stoppelman, chief executive officer of Yelp, during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

Just How Much Did Yahoo Want Yelp? Try 10 Figures.

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman has made a name for himself by snubbing companies whose billions in cash dwarfed what was available to Yelp, as he sought to maintain control over the company’s mission and approach to content and users. It...

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