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.
Popular messaging app creates new shopping site with top retailer Walmart and e-commerce giant Alibaba as partners.
Officials in Guangzhou and Chengdu have investigated two Uber offices in China, as part of the government crackdown on the taxi-hailing app's operations.
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.