He Scared 'Gringos' Into Using His Taxi App. Now He's Selling At-Home Beauty

“If this was actually a good idea, it would have already been done in the United States.” That was the feedback Brazilian entrepreneur Tallis Gomes got at Startup Weekend in Rio de Janeiro in 2011, for his idea to create an app that called taxis to your doorstep and paid them via credit card. Sound […]

The Amazon Selling Machine

What if there were a company that knew what you wanted to buy before you did? What if it made shopping recommendations that tapped into your deepest desires? Better yet, what if it then made buying completely seamless? Would you ever stop shopping? Amazon shareholders may like the answers to those questions. The company that […]

Elon Musk said Tesla stopped selling ‘full self-driving’ hardware online because customers were confused (TSLA)

Francois Mori / Associated Press Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Wednesday that Tesla stopped selling self-driving hardware on its website because customers were confused. Last week, Musk said via Twitter that the option would be available “off menu” for a week, but on Wednesday suggested the feature would remain available to those who asked for it. […]

Someone launched a ‘Save Elon’ online store selling tote bags and bathing suits to raise money for Elon Musk after the SEC sued him

Max Whittaker/Getty Images Someone launched a website selling merchandise to raise money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after he was sued by the SEC. The Shopify store sells tote bags, bathing suits, T-shirts and coffee mugs all with the goal to “Save Elon from the SEC.” The SEC filed charges against Musk on Thursday alleging […]

eBay: ‘VERY rare’ Battle of Britain 50p coin selling for £2,500 – do you have one?

Rare coins can be worth far more than the value they have printed on them, as this new eBay listing goes to show. While some may assume the 50p piece is worth just that, a seller has decided to put the coin up for sale – in the hopes of reaching a whole lot more. […]

eBay: Rare Benjamin Britten 50p coin selling for £750 – do YOU have one of these coins?

eBay is the world’s biggest online marketplace, with thousands of rare and valuable items on its books. Among those items are rare coins, with eBay users looking to make big bucks from their small change. The latest addition to the site is a rare 50p coin made to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth […]

A budget supermarket is selling ready-made scrambled eggs for $2 a portion — but you could scramble fresh eggs in the time it takes to heat them up

Iceland British budget supermarket Iceland just launched ready-made scrambled eggs. The eggs come in a microwaveable pouch and cost £1.50 ($ 2) per 250g portion. Iceland says the product was developed for workers and students who were short on time, skill, or workplace cooking facilities. People on social media were quick to condemn the product […]

eBay: Rare Great Fire of London £2 coin selling for £625 – and YOU could have one

eBay is the world’s biggest online marketplace, attracting sellers and buyers from all around the world. The website is host to thousands of rare and valuable items, with new items listed on the site every day. Amongst those items are rare coins, many still in circulation, that can fetch hundreds, and sometimes thousands of pounds. […]