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Lauryn Hill Releases New Track “Consumerism” Lauryn Hill Releases New Track “Consumerism”

Lauryn Hill of the 90′s hip hop group, The Fugees, is saying goodbye to jail today. The 38-year-old, Grammy-winning singer was locked up for three months due to tax evasion. To celebrate her release, Hill’s releasing something else-a hot new …

Amazon To Accept CDs As Trade-Ins For Gift Cards Amazon To Accept CDs As Trade-Ins For Gift Cards
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Do any of you still have a crate or two of CDs somewhere in the bottom of your storage closet or maybe out in the garage? If so, those crates have probably been actively doing the same thing they’ve been …

The Internet Or Your Privacy: Which Do You Value More? The Internet Or Your Privacy: Which Do You Value More?
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There’s an old cartoon that came out back in an issue of The New Yorker in 1993, back when the Internet was still damp with amniotic fluid and long before it’d taken its first step, that featured a dog sitting …

Amazon.com Loved The Most Among American Shoppers Amazon.com Loved The Most Among American Shoppers

Store-front displays are so 2011. At least, that would be the interpretation of a new survey released by Brodeur Partners as shoppers named Amazon.com the most relevant retailer above all other retailers, including the brick-and-mortar standbys such as Target, Wal-Mart, …

ShopIgniter Brings Group Gifting To Facebook With New Social Commerce App ShopIgniter Brings Group Gifting To Facebook With New Social Commerce App
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ShopIgniter announced today that is launching a social commerce platform on Facebook that give brands a direct way to do business with customers. With what they’re calling Enterprise Social Commerce Platform, the new tool will help brands offer a variety …

Most People Can’t Shop Without Their Mobile Phones Most People Can’t Shop Without Their Mobile Phones

With every new study conducted on how people have integrated mobile devices into their everyday life, imagining a life without smartphones increasingly sounds like a return to a hunter-gatherer society. Solidifying that presumption are some conclusions from a new study …

Despite Complaints, Amazon May Sell 6 Million Kindle Fires in 2011 Despite Complaints, Amazon May Sell 6 Million Kindle Fires in 2011
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Despite a strong start, you may have heard that the Kindle Fire, Amazon’s latest entry into the tablet market, isn’t all that great after all. People weren’t that impressed with several aspects of the Kindle Fire and didn’t take kindly …