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Freshly-armed with £200m Lovefilm ambitious Amazon takes aim at Netflix

Amazon, which at one time was an online bookshop, seems to be taking on the world, taking aim at US film streaming market leader Netflix shortly after buying UK film rental outfit Lovefilm for £200m. Amazon is spreading its wings ...

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China’s Tencent launches challenge to Facebook with QZone expansion

Tencent, China’s huge instant messaging provider with 600 million users, is promising a challenge to Facebook by offering links to its QZone network to third party websites (including a Facebook-style ‘like’ button) and access to external applications. Facebook has had ...

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Marks and Spencer and retailer rivals top list of most trusted brands

Marks and Spencer tops the list of the UK’s most trusted brands, just one of seven retailers in the top ten, according to a new report. The venerable clothes and food retailer is followed by John Lewis, Tesco, Boots and ...

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Google Instant poses problems for search engine marketers

Google Instant, announced yesterday in San Francisco with Apple-style pizazz, means that people searching on Google with get a list of options even as they’re typing in their search. So start typing America and Amazon will pop up. Some pundits ...

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Amazon, Tesco and M & S top email table

The most popular companies to email consumers are Amazon, Tesco and Marks and Spencer, according to new research. More than a quarter of the survey said they would most like to receive emails from these companies. Apparently they score the ...

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