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PayPal, Marketplaces boost eBay earnings

eBay's third-quarter revenue climbed up to $3.4 billion, a 15 percent increase from the same quarter last year.

By Oct. 17, 2012


Prepare for the onslaught of crowdfunding marketplaces

Dozens of startups like Crowdfunder are sure to pop up once crowdfunding is made legal.

By Mar. 20, 2012


P2P marketplaces: Reach out and hire someone

New crowd commerce models lower prices, get more people working, and level resource use. But will they work in the long term and on a large scale?

By Oct. 31, 2011


eBay Marketplaces president leaving company

Citing personal reasons, Lorrie Norrington is departing after two years leading the division that oversees eBay and other e-commerce sites.

By Sep. 22, 2010


Auction.com raises $50M from Google Capital

Google's growth-equity firm invests $50 million in the online real estate marketplace on a valuation of $1.2 billion.

By Mar. 5, 2014


Amazon aims to hire 70,000 seasonal employees

It's that time of year again. This time around, though, the employment increase represents a 40 percent gain over last year's seasonal hirings.

By Oct. 1, 2013


Squawk! Flappy Bird fakes are hatching Android malware

Security firms have found Flappy Bird-like applications running malware in a host of third-party Android app marketplaces.

By Feb. 12, 2014


EU to Apple, Google: Free game apps? Yeah, right

European regulators fret that free downloads deliver games that aren't actually free to play, and that children are especially vulnerable to costly in-app purchases.

By Feb. 27, 2014


Amazon in antitrust crosshairs over Marketplace price rules

The company reportedly requires merchants to not offer a product available on its site for cheaper elsewhere. German regulators want to know more about that practice.

By Feb. 21, 2013


On Connu, famous authors help you find new writers

Web and iOS app Connu curates short stories from up-and-coming authors, with recommendations from some of today's best-selling writers.

By Jan. 17, 2014