eBay is trying to prevent a new law from being passed that would require sales tax for online purchases.
If the name “Cyber Monday” makes you think of your shameful AIM exploits in the late ’90s, a new trend may make your day.
Maybe “cha-ching” should be “ra-ring,” as PayPal had a 514 percent increase in mobile payments this Cyber Monday from last year.
With mobile shoppers getting the jump on discounts by buying big on Thanksgiving Day and e-commerce sales bubbling up over the long weekend, the online holiday shopping season has arrived in full force.
Last week, I visited Turkey, and discovered what a lot of people are saying about this fascinating country: It’s the next developing hotspot for technology startups, especially for e-commerce.
Online auction site eBay is launching a new feature for its mobile applications today to help boost purchases from customers while they’re on the couch watching TV.
Small businesses need an easy way to deploy rewards programs for their customers, and Points.com is trying to achieve that with its new Magento storefront application.
eBay has acquired recommendations platform Hunch, according to a press release issued Monday morning. The company did not disclose terms of the deal.
Visa announced V.me today, a PayPal-like online payments system, along with a new developer center encouraging developers to actually use it.
Major online retailers are divided over a new piece of legislation that seeks to clarify the murky issue of charging sales tax for purchases made on the web.
It can be pretty hard to get people to do what is in their best interest, and nowhere is this more apparent than when it comes to managing personal finances.
IBM named its new president and chief executive today, Virginia Rometty, who will also serve on the company’s board of directors.
HTML5 development platform-maker Particle Code has beenacquired by Appecelerator for an undisclosed sum, the company announced Monday. The deal brings together the business side of the house, as well as deep tech, says Particle Code chief executive officer Galia Benartzi.
Editor's Pick Mobile marketplace Zaarly announced today that Hewlett-Packard chief executive Meg Whitman is joining its board of directors, and that it’s getting a $14 million investment led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.
John Donahoe, eBay chief executive, thinks the line between offline and online shopping is blurring, and his company plans to serve consumers as they move back and forth between them.
EBay is starting to think social. Today, the online auction company announced integration with Facebook’s open graph for its developer arm, X.commerce. It also unveiled PayPal access, a Facebook Connect-like way of checking out.
X.commerce, eBay’s developer arm, named the five venture capitalists today who will be involved in next week’s “VC Bait” panel at its Innovate conference.
Guest Post When I was an eighth-grader in 1980, living here in Honolulu, I used to beg my mother to let me spend Saturdays at a neighborhood computer store, so I could play with (and learn about) the Apple II computers they were selling.
Former eBay CEO and Calif. governor hopeful Meg Whitman will likely be named the new full-time CEO of Hewlett-Packard after markets close later today, according to All Things D.
Hewlett-Packard shares are rising this morning on reports that former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman is being considered by HP directors as a possible replacement for current boss Léo Apotheker.
Tradepal is bringing bartering of goods back into style, this time virtually.
More than 12 million unique users pay for virtual goods each month, according to data released for the first time today by digital payments vendor PayPal.
Handmade items marketplace Etsy announced Thursday that CEO and founder Rob Kalin is stepping down and CTO Chad Dickerson (pictured left) will be taking his place.
eBay‘s goal is to bring in $15 billion in yearly revenue by 2013, eBay chief executive John Donahoe said today. PayPal and a new unannounced product that will bring eBay offline might take them there, according to the company’s second quarter earnings report.
With eBay’s acquisition of Zong Thursday for $240 million, it’s hard not see it as the first salvo in a major war over today’s most important business theatre, mobile payments.
eBay announced today that it has purchased Zong, a company that lets you easily pay for purchases with your mobile phone number, for $240 million in cash.
Jeff Jordan, former chairman and CEO of OpenTable, has joined Andreessen-Horowitz as the firm’s fifth partner.
Social marketplace Copious opened its doors for business Wednesday, helped by $2 million in seed funding.