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New e-commerce startup Snapline launched last week to allow online retailers to create a recommendation engine that creates personalized based on users’ Facebook profiles, using demographics, “like” history, interests and more.
GIVE A GLANCE
Former DreamIt grad SeatGeek has a brief blog post about how yesterday’s earthquake affected its Amazon web servers, which are based in Virginia. The company recently announced a partnership with Yahoo to serve up the search engine’s ticket deals.
The Business Journal’s Peter Keys writes about GSI Commerce‘s two subsidiaries, ShopRunner and Rue La La, which were spun off from the eBay acquisition and appear to have ample investment, and their next steps.
MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME
DuckDuckGo‘s Gabriel Weinberg writes about the experience getting into Time Magazine’s 50 best websites of 2011 list, noting that it’s all about personal (or, rather, social media) relationships.
The Main Line Times covers early August’s White House Entrepreneurship Forum, which Technically Philly partnered on. It was a chance for startups to locate cash, the article posits.