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.
PayPal's president defends the digital payment provider's place at the forefront of mobile commerce while quipping he welcomes competition too.
Silicon Valley all-star Max Levchin launches Affirm, a startup focusing on making one-click payments from smartphones.
Amazon's shoe company Zappos launches a service called Pinpointing that takes Pinterest user pins and offers up some possible purchases.
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.
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.
Chinese e-commerce giant invests $200 million in the 3-year-old ephemeral message service, sources confirm.
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.
The merger of Kuadi Dache and Didi Dache is set to dominate smartphone-based transport services in the country.
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.