The online payments company is bringing a redesigned, streamlined payment process to online merchants, which doesn't redirect users to PayPal's Web site.
Senators vote 75 to 24 to glue an endorsement of Internet sales taxes onto a Democratic budget bill, despite opponents predicting the idea is antibusiness and a "bureaucratic nightmare."
A Senate hearing scheduled for today will focus on the issue of online vendors collecting sales tax.
Many retailers are using the power of the Internet, e-mail, and social networks to promote their best deals, according to a survey.
An influential alliance of state tax collectors and large retailers are hoping to end what they view as a loophole allowing tax-free Internet and mail-order purchases.
The Thanksgiving weekend was all right, according to ComScore and the National Retail Federation. Predictions for the entire holiday shopping season aren't so rosy.
After a better-than-expected post-Thanksgiving shopping day, the retail industry is hopeful for strong back-to-work online sales, often a bellwether for overall holiday figures.
Retailers opened up earlier than ever to capture shopper interest this year during Black Friday. But savvy sellers are looking to Cyber Monday more and more.