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social e-commerce

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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

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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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Fashion forward: Yahoo acquires social-shopping site Polyvore

The Internet giant looks to the style and e-commerce site to try to jolt its advertising offerings.

By July 31, 2015

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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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Chinese firm recruiting 1M messaging app users to sell electronics

Haier, an electronics giant, is enlisting sellers through WeChat -- with the incentive of sales commissions. Social selling may be the next big wave.

By August 27, 2015

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Vietnam's refugees find second chance in Silicon Valley

For Road Trip 2015, CNET went to San Jose, California, to talk with Vietnamese Americans who traveled a long way to get to where they are today.

By August 2, 2015

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Amazon surprise! Prime members help deliver a profit

The e-commerce giant's unexpected profit and better-than-predicted sales prompted investors to push Amazon's market value above Walmart's.

By July 23, 2015

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Yahoo earnings play second fiddle to Alibaba payout -- again

Chief executive Marissa Mayer delivers better-than-expected sales. But admits Alibaba gains are "top of mind" for investors.

By July 21, 2015

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Crowdfunding lets people decide which products matter

History is littered with great ideas that died because they lacked financial backing. Digital payments and social networks are now seeding a surge of innovation.

By July 16, 2015

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After crushing Black Friday records, Amazon to bring back Prime Day

The company's 20th anniversary sale results in a slew of new Prime members and huge sales, despite criticism on social media that called the day a dud.

By July 16, 2015