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Quick news from around the Web...

Google's two big moves are sure to impact retail

Alibaba strikes partnership with consumer goods giant Unilever

Frenzy around shopping site harks back to dot-com boom

Randstad Technologies' survey finds 40% of businesses won't meet EMV October liability shift deadline

Merchant acquirers think the EMV migration is a 'big joke'

And finally... In what may be the strangest customer data breach yet, "online cheating site" Ashley Madison has been hacked, with the names, personal databases, financial information and other proprietary information posted online. Ashley Madison connects married and otherwise committed people, using the slogan, "Life is Short. Have an Affair." The proprietor, Avid Life Media, has been working to have the intellectual property taken down. Story