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What amazing weather we have been having! I hope you have enjoyed the sunshine as much as we have. Now is the time to kick back on that sun lounger and skim through the latest news and insights from the world of e-commerce…

Worth noting…

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INFOGRAPHICThe Demographics of Developers Around the World

Question
Man v machine: can computers cook, write and paint better than us?

The numbers
900 million
Facebook’s Messenger use has jumped from 200 million to 900 million
users in two years. Facebook is forcing users of its mobile site to install its separate Messenger app if they want to use chat, just as it has already done for users of its Android and iOS app. Love it or hate it, this is soon to become the reality. Read the full story here

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Crush it!: 'Why NOW is the Time to Cash in on your Passion' by Gary Vaynerchuk