Weekly roundup in tech and retail

News and commentaries

Here’s what you need to know this week in tech and retail.

In Tech:

  1. Apple’s Beats by Dre acquisition finalized at $3B
  2. Google reveals electric-powered driverless cars
  3. Mary Meeker’s 2014 Internet trends report is out, with big emphasis on mobile growth
  4. Spotify is the latest victim in security breaches, says only one user was affected
  5. Elon Musk and SpaceXunveils new Dragon spacecraft for manned spaceflight

In Retail:

  1. Michael Kors reports fourth fiscal quarter revenue growth of 54%
  2. Flipkart of India raises another $210Mafter Myntra acquisition
  3. Coupang, South Korea’s Amazon, raises $100M with a $1B valuation, led by Sequoia
  4. Amazon finally addresses dispute with Hachette publisher in a blog post
  5. Thomas Tait wins first LVMH Young Designer Award

 

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