Google Challenges Amazon’s Product Search Dominance With New Shopping Graph

An illustration of Google's shopping guide feature the company announced at its 2021 developer conference. (Credit: Google)

Amid all the flurry of news Google announced at its 2021 I/O developer conference, one thing stood out to me: the launch of the Shopping Graph. The announcement may not be as glamorous as, say, Android 12, but its importance isn’t to be ignored. While Google is putting forth the full power of its search… Continue reading Google Challenges Amazon’s Product Search Dominance With New Shopping Graph

Square’s Weebly Acquisition Beefs Up Its Small Business Stack Offering

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When Square started nine years ago, it was simply focused on helping businesses make transactions on the fly, thanks to its iconic mobile card reader. Since then, it has branched out to look at new technologies designed to make commerce easier for business owners and consumers, from creating an online marketplace to the production of… Continue reading Square’s Weebly Acquisition Beefs Up Its Small Business Stack Offering