276 Results for

social e-commerce

Article

Stripe exec: Soon, e-commerce will move to Facebook, too

Social networks are poised to become even more personal as they become a vehicle for e-commerce, too, predicts the co-founder of a payment processing startup.

By November 4, 2014

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

Facebook: The e-commerce future or wasteland?

A new report from Reuters claims a host of companies are betting big on e-commerce for the world's largest social network, and they think it could be huge.

By April 5, 2012

Article

Free shipping spurs e-commerce momentum

ComScore's data--along with other information from IBM's CoreMetrics and from ShopperTrak--will likely contribute to the clicks-killing-bricks argument for retail.

By December 5, 2011

Article

Snapchat nabs investment from Alibaba for $15B valuation

Chinese e-commerce giant invests $200 million in the 3-year-old ephemeral message service, sources confirm.

By March 11, 2015

Article

Lyft gets a lift with $530 million funding round

The round was led by Japan-based e-commerce giant Rakuten. Lyft says it'll use the cash to expand its operation in the US, among other things.

By March 12, 2015

Article

China's leading taxi apps join forces in $6B merger

The merger of Kuadi Dache and Didi Dache is set to dominate smartphone-based transport services in the country.

By February 24, 2015

Article

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