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SellerExpress’ review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week.

Facebook (FB) to enhance ecommerce ads, buys TheFind: Zacks.com at Nasdaq reports on the news that Facebook has recently purchased TheFind, an online shopping search engine based in California. TheFind was launched in 2006 and has become popular, offering personalised results and recommendations. Continue reading…

Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon in talks to buy high-powered satellite from Boeing: David Gilbert at International Business Times reports that Boeing has revealed that Apple, Google, Amazon and Facebook are interested in purchasing its powerful satellite. The aviation and satellite company is hoping to seal a deal with one of the technology companies by the end of the year to build a “high-throughput communications satellite”. Continue reading…

GAME launch GAME Marketplace in the UK:  Chris Dawson at Tamebay reveals that GAME have launched a marketplace in the UK to compete with Amazon and Rakuten. The platform is live and currently has 40 sellers. The initial focus is on gaming products but other product categories could be available soon. Continue reading…

Alibaba: Microsoft, Amazon are friends—not rivals: Arjun Kharpal at CNBC reports that a top Alibaba executive has claimed that despite opening a data centre recently in Silicon Valley, the company is not in competition with Amazon or Microsoft. Alibaba’s Ethan Yu said, “We are trying to position differently from our friends in this area. We would not call them competitors”. Continue reading…

‘Seinfeld’ isn’t worth $90 Million to Amazon, Hulu or Yahoo: Merrill Barr at Forbes reports on the bidding war currently taking place between Amazon, Hulu and Yahoo. The deal is rumoured to be worth $500k per episode and a whopping $90 million for everything. Merill doesn’t think at the current asking price, the buyer is getting value for money. Continue reading…

 Happy weekend.