Alibaba's $14 Billion Shopping Event Crushed Cyber Monday -- Weekly News
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Move over Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Alibaba's annual online shopping event in China this week hit record sales, surpassing $14 billion in a single day. Find out how 'Singles Day' sales compared to last year.
Snapchat announced that it gets 6 billion daily video views, closing in on Facebook's 8 billion. However, our Geoff Weiss writes that these metrics can be misleading when it comes to real reach and monetization.
And Mark Zuckerberg just awarded a high school student $400,000 in a special annual Silicon Valley awards program. Our Laura Entis explains more about the science competition and the 18-year-old's winning project, one which beat out more than 2,000 applicants.