Fresh Black Friday data from e-commerce juggernaut eBay and payments specialist PayPal highlights this year's holiday shopping theme: the mall of America is in your pocket.
After properly stuffing themselves with copious amounts of turkey, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, dressing, and pumpkin pie, eBay saw a ton of people reach for their mobile devices to make some form of payment.
Ebay isn't giving up on China. The company today announced a new partnership with local fashion e-commerce website Xiu, which will sort through eBay's inventory for pieces that will appeal to China's culture.
The Red Cross is accepting donations to those affected by Sandy through Apple's iTunes today. Apple has used its entertainment marketplace as a way to solicit donations since 2010.
There's a right way and a wrong way to announce layoffs. Sadly, too many tech companies take an insensitive and shortsighted approach that shows just how out of touch they are with the rest of the world.
Who starts an announcement that he's tossing 470 people's jobs into the meat grinder with the world "delighting?"
Guest Post Ten years have gone by since eBay completed one of the most important acquisitions in the history of the tech industry.
Fashion resale marketplace Tradesy launches with $1.5 million in funding under its belt.
EBay reported significant growth for its online payments service PayPal today.
In an effort to step up its game against other online retailers, eBay debuted a brand new website design today to match its updated company logo.
Adults have FitBit, Fuelband -- maybe someday again -- Jawbone UP. Kids now have Zamzee.
Think $30 million is a lot to pay for produce? Not when it gives money back. Kabbage, which gives loans to online sellers, got $30 million in funding today, led by Thomvest Ventures.
Zaarly, the local custom commerce company, is releasing the most significant update of its short existence today. Originally conceived as a "want engine" that allows buyers to order customized services or products from local artisans, Zaarly is adding Storefronts to showcase the most outstanding sellers and offers.
Editor's Pick We all have regrets, but they don't typically involve blowing billions of dollars.
Pretty soon you might be buying that extra doily for your bathroom vanity just to level up your eBay character or jump to the next reputation level. EBay is working to gamify the auction process -- and doing so with the help of University of California, Santa Cruz students.
Zaarly Anywhere, meet Ubokia Everywhere.
Ubokia, the reverse Craigslist where buyers tell sellers what they want, is releasing new capability called Ubokia Everywhere, which will enable any site on the internet to create its own unique marketplace of wants.
And the new update seems to be a direct response to sort-of-kind-of competitor Zaarly.
The rising popularity of mobile shopping apps is leading to entirely new consumer behaviors, according to a joint report by mobile data compression company Onavo and IDC.
PayPal is the granddaddy of the online payments space. It was the remora of eBay until the auction giant bought it in 2002. Last year, PayPal processed $119 billion in transactions and accounted for 38% of eBay’s revenue. In the …
Guest Post eBay’s new product, eBay Now, allows consumers to have same-day delivery of products found at local retailers.
Auction giant eBay is launching a new service called 'eBay Now,' which offers same-day delivery on local purchases.