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Erisman, Porter.

Summary: "In September 2014, a Chinese company that most Americans had never heard of held the largest IPO in history - bigger than Google, Facebook and Twitter combined. Alibaba, now the world's largest e-commerce company, mostly escaped Western notice for over ten years, while building a customer base more than twice the size of Amazon's, and handling the bulk of e-commerce transactions in China. How...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan Trade 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 ERI

Uhl, Xina M.

Summary: In this online world, it's easier than ever for young people to manage their money, stay within a budget, and grow their money with smart investments. The explosion of online shopping means that it's also become easier than ever to spend that money foolishly. This lively volume helps teens to navigate the world of finances and shopping online with explanations about banking, credit, mobile...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.024 Uhl 2020

Popper, Nathaniel.

Summary: "A New York Times technology and business reporter charts the dramatic rise of Bitcoin and the fascinating personalities who are striving to create a new global money for the Internet age.Digital Gold is New York Times reporter Nathaniel Popper's brilliant and engrossing history of Bitcoin, the landmark digital money and financial technology that has spawned a global social movement.The notion...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.4 POP

Weil, Jamie

Summary: Details the life and career of the internet businessman, discussing his youth, creation of Amazon, and his purchase of the "Washington Post."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BEZOS

Bly, Robert W.

Summary: Worldwide online retail sales totaled $1.9 trillion in 2016 and it's estimated that revenues will hit $4 trillion by 2020. Even a microscopic share of this market can make anyone rich, yet most everyone who tries to make money online fails. The Digital Marketing Handbook was written to help marketers of all skill levels -- from Fortune 1000 and SMBs to small business owners and solopreneurs --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Entrepreneur Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.8 BLY

Sutherland, Adam

Summary: Discover how the company started by developing a unique way to sell books and grew into a giant of the e-commerce industry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 381 SUT

Taylor, Chloe

Summary: While trying to launch an online store, Zoey promises to create special outfits for friends and finds herself overwhelmed when things do not work as she expected.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAY

Vigna, Paul.

Summary: "Bitcoin became a buzzword overnight. A cyber-enigma with an enthusiastic following, it pops up in headlines and fuels endless media debate. You can apparently use it to buy anything from coffee to cars, yet few people seem to truly understand what it is. This raises the question: Why should anyone care about bitcoin? In The Age of Cryptocurrency, Wall Street journalists Paul Vigna and Michael...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332 VIG

Summary: This behind-the-scenes look at IT in action showcases three exciting e-commerce initiatives. By analyzing the growth, revenue, and future of MP3's Web site, visiting Ford's online "showroom," and showcasing the customer benefits of Coronet-Fashion at Work's online planning system, this program presents compelling case studies of the Internet's use to capture and exploit new markets.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Internet auction house eBay and virtual music community Napster are redefining established paradigms of online interactivity. In segment one of this program, NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels explores eBay's phenomenal success with President and CEO Margaret Whitman and others, while addressing concerns related to fraudulent merchandise and shill bidding. In segment two, Mr. Michels...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program explores the process of setting up a business enterprise by following the story of Olive-a dynamic young woman with a passion for social media. As Olive begins her own e-business in the competitive field of media monitoring, viewers learn just what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, including careful research and planning, finding a niche market, promoting the new company,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: From Internet search, to Android, to cloud computing: how has Google come so far, so fast, and what are the broad implications of Google's success? This program scrutinizes the Google phenomenon as it explores the company's history, corporate culture, business practices, innovations, and altruistic ambitions. Google's controversial experience in China is examined as well, along with its move to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Andrew Selby and Ali Farzad couldn't find a place to buy cool iPod gear, so they started their own online business selling it-and profits are rising. Now they see an opportunity to expand into the Internet telephony market with phones and accessories, but exploiting it would mean embracing risk, enlarging their operation, and working harder than ever before. In this program, mentor John Boyle...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Microsoft has allegedly made predatory use of its monopoly power to stifle competition, integrated its own browser software into Windows' core code, and manufactured Internet Explorer with embedded Microsoft-oriented hyperlinks. This Emmy Award-winning NewsHour program, which combines footage of top Microsoft executives and their opponents with a hands-on examination of the Windows operating...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

View online at AVOD

Summary: Going behind the scenes at the world's leading software company, this consumer technology case study takes a front-row seat at the conception, development, and product launch of the Xbox 360. Interviews with executives, designers, programmers, and game testers at the center of Microsoft's initiative highlight a creative and intensely competitive culture prevalent not only at the Redmond-based...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Cultural observer and networking expert Clay Shirky believes that new technologies - those that enable loose collaboration and take advantage of "spare" brainpower or a "cognitive surplus" - will change the way society works. In this prescient 2005 talk, Shirky shows how closed groups and companies will give way to liberally defined networks, in which small contributors have big roles and fluid...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: To organize the world's information-that appears to be Google's aim. What does such a goal involve, exactly? What are the implications for academia and creative people? For business, the media, and society at large? This program seeks answers to those questions by going behind the scenes at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, as well as the company's London offices. A...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

View online at AVOD

Bilton, Nick

Summary: From New York Times-bestselling author Nick Bilton comes a true-life thriller about the rise and fall of Ross Ulbricht, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, the founder of the online black market Silk Road.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 BIL

Clark, Duncan

Summary: Traces the founding of Alibaba, the world's second largest Internet company, by an English teacher from humble origins, drawing on exclusive interviews to explore how the company and Jack Ma have become icons and leading employers in China's booming private sector.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381 CLA

Eggers, Dave

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: An unlikely new hire at the Every, Delaney Wells is a former forest ranger and unwavering tech skeptic. She charms her way into an entry-level job with one goal in mind: to take down the company from within. With her compatriot, the not-at-all-ambitious Wes Makazian, they look for the Every's weaknesses, hoping to free humanity from all-encompassing surveillance and the emoji-driven...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Gordon, Rachel Singer.

Summary: Mashup Mom is a widely read blogger who combines high and low-tech strategies from multiple sources to help readers achieve financial objectives. She presents the tips and tools you need to "mash up" your own defense against tough economic times.--[book cover]

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CyberAge Books 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.8 GOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.8 Gordon 2010

Solga, Kim.

Summary: Offers expert advice on selling handmade creations online, covering such topics as building an online presence, creating a business plan, writing copy, developing a marketing strategy, and advertising through social media.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media Corp 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5068 SOL

Weber, Steve (Stephen W.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weber Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381.45 WEB

Summary: It took two years of negotiation for the BBC's Fiona Bruce to get some face time with Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates. In this rare interview, Bruce gains insights into both the man and the icon-genius, business magnate, philanthropist, and one of the wealthiest people on the planet. In addition, Bruce probes what may be the key question facing Microsoft in the post-Gates era: with its hands...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

View online at AVOD

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