Indian online marketplace Snapdeal has confirmed its biggest ever funding round, worth US$133.77 million. US-based eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) led the investment, with some unnamed smaller investors chipping in some of the cash.
The Seahawks aren’t the only ones expanding their air game in Seattle. On tonight’s episode of 60 Minutes, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos demonstrated his new concept for nearly instant order fulfillment, an approach it’s calling Amazon Prime Air. Air aims to use octocopter aerial drones to deliver packages up to five pounds to any customer within ten miles of a fulfillment center.
Americans lag behind Indian and Chinese Internet users when it comes to mobile shopping. Nearly twice as many Chinese Internet users (18%) Indian users (15%) shop via their mobile phones as Americans (10%).