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Sweden on Track to Becoming First Cashless Nation

With widespread use of information technology and rapid decline in cash transactions, Sweden is on its way to becoming the world’s first cashless society, says a new study. The widespread and growing popularity of the…


Alibaba Makes Offer to Buy Youku Tudou, China’s YouTube

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Friday offered to buy the outstanding shares of Internet television company Youku Tudou, the Asian country’s equivalent of YouTube, the firms said. The move marks Alibaba’s latest push into entertainment…







Priceline Agrees to Room-Booking Deal With TripAdvisor

Priceline Group Inc said on Wednesday its Booking.com customers will now be able to directly book hotel rooms on travel review website operator TripAdvisor Inc. TripAdvisor shares jumped 24 percent to $82.85 and Priceline fell…