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social e-commerce

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PayPal chief wants to mobilize e-commerce

PayPal's president defends the digital payment provider's place at the forefront of mobile commerce while quipping he welcomes competition too.

By January 22, 2014

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PayPal co-founder Levchin launches e-commerce startup

Silicon Valley all-star Max Levchin launches Affirm, a startup focusing on making one-click payments from smartphones.

By February 26, 2013

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Facebook, Twitter seek out social shopping

Social-media commerce ramps up as Facebook tests a Buy button and Twitter acquires CardSpring. Meanwhile, Amazon debuts a Netflix-like service for e-books called Kindle Unlimited.

By July 18, 2014

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Facebook, Twitter seek out social shopping

Social-media commerce ramps up as Facebook tests a Buy button and Twitter acquires CardSpring. Meanwhile, Amazon debuts a Netflix-like service for e-books called Kindle Unlimited.

By July 18, 2014

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With Pinpointing, Zappos hooks up Pinterest with e-commerce

Amazon's shoe company Zappos launches a service called Pinpointing that takes Pinterest user pins and offers up some possible purchases.

By August 29, 2012

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Yahoo throws investors a bone in third-quarter revenue

Now that Yahoo has claimed its cash windfall from the Alibaba IPO, Marissa Mayer and company unveil Yahoo's mobile revenue for the first time.

By October 21, 2014

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Polyvore creates 'style graph' to help you buy more clothes

The image-heavy social media site rolls out a new iOS app that attempts to do what Amazon can't: personalized fashion recommendations for each of its users.

By October 7, 2014

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The Grid hopes polished publishing will rekindle website creation

For $96 per year, the startup promises customers an adaptable, customizable, refined website for those who need more than a Facebook profile page.

By October 8, 2014

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Amazon turns to Twitter to build shopper wishlists

The e-commerce company takes another step toward enabling consumers to buy products through tweets.

By September 24, 2014

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Alibaba's blockbuster IPO: Why you should care about the Chinese giant

CNET breaks down Alibaba's sprawling e-commerce empire and explains why everyone's been talking about the Chinese company's initial public offering.

By September 19, 2014