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Mail.ru Group Pays $1.47bn for 'Russia's Facebook' Vkontakte

thenextweb.com — Russian Internet company Mail.ru has agreed to pay $1.47 billion to purchase just over 48 percent of Vkontakte, making it the sole owner of the Russian social network. The deal,... Keep reading →
Sep 16, 2014

Mail.ru Group pays $1.47bn to take full control of ‘Russia’s Facebook’ Vkontakte tnw.to/i4sKr via @thenextweb

Sep 16, 2014

JUST IN: Mail.ru Group pays $1.47bn to take full control of ‘Russia’s Facebook’ @vkontakte tnw.to/b4gEG

Sep 16, 2014

Mail.ru Group pays $1.47bn to take full control of ‘Russia’s Facebook’ Vkontakte tnw.to/e4gKB

Sep 16, 2014

Mail.ru Group pays $1.47bn to take full control of ‘Russia’s Facebook’ Vkontakte tnw.to/j4sAZ

Rocket Internet CEO Targets 'All Four Corners' of World

thenextweb.com — Rocket Internet is out to bring its e-commerce empire to all four corners of the world. That's according to founder and CEO Oliver Samwer, who relayed his ambitious global goals in an internal email to staff after the Germany-based incubator last week confirmed its intention to list on the Frankfurt stock exchange this year.
Sep 16, 2014

Rocket Internet is by no means perfect, but have to appreciate the way it looks at the global internet opportunity tnw.to/e4gKD

Sep 16, 2014

Rocket Internet CEO Oli Samwer told staff they have “once in a generation” chance to change people's lives worldwide tnw.to/r3MG6

Sep 16, 2014

Ahead of IPO, Rocket Internet CEO tells staff to conquer ‘all 4 corners’ of the world tnw.to/i4sKz we got hold of internal email

Sep 16, 2014

Ahead of IPO, Rocket Internet CEO tells staff to conquer ‘all four corners’ of the world tnw.to/i4sKy

FiftyThree's Paper Goes the Collaborative Route with New Mix Platform

thenextweb.com — These days, it's not enough to just create something - increasingly, the creative process involves collaboration, whether it's simply sharing ideas, or having colleagues or friends directly contribute to a work-in-progress.
Sep 16, 2014

FiftyThree has launched a collaborative platform for its Paper app > tnw.to/d4gss

'Login and Pay with Amazon' Service Arrives in Europe

thenextweb.com — Amazon today introduced its ' Login and Pay with Amazon ' service in Europe. The tool allows businesses to update their websites with an Amazon login option, which customers can then choose to quickly pay using the details they have stored with the e-commerce giant.
Sep 16, 2014

Amazon brings ‘Login and Pay with Amazon’ service for buying from third-party sites to Europe tnw.to/h4spo pic.twitter.com/1lrIQ3Kvzf