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Quick news from around the Web...

Apple Pay will be used by 38% of major retailers by end of 2015: study

Staples, Office Depot will be a $15 billion online merchant

Home Depot readies 'line busting' mobile checkout technology

Spending on e-commerce software to nearly double in the U.S. by 2019

Twitter reaches deal to show Tweets in Google search results

And finally... Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has tested drones for delivery from distribution centers in Guangzhou, Beijing and Shanghai. As in the U.S., the Chinese government is still working on rules for commercial drones. Story