The search giant plans to go after Amazon in an effort to beef up product search and e-commerce offerings. Google's first target: groceries.
The goal of acquiring The Fancy, Business Insider reports, is to better leverage the 400 million or so credit cards Apple has on file at its iTunes store.
The e-retail store will offer everything from fashion to tech to jewelry, according to a new report.
PayPal's president defends the digital payment provider's place at the forefront of mobile commerce while quipping he welcomes competition too.
eBay says former Apple e-commerce chief RJ Pittman will be its new chief product officer.
Swarm's sharp focus on enhancing and streamlining Foursquare's existing social features make it a must-download for existing users.
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As Google focuses more on services like Google+, it will shutter the decade-old social network, popular mostly in Brazil.
Retail e-commerce sales will be up 15 percent this year, and mobile shoppers will drive a hefty portion of that growth, eMarketer says.
The tech giant acquires the "one-stop-shop of e-commerce services" and plans to keep the startup's products and initiatives up and running.
The fashion-oriented social commerce site says 2012 brought record revenue and user growth.