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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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Google steps up e-commerce war with Amazon, report says

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.

By July 7, 2014

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Apple reportedly in talks to buy small social commerce site

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.

By August 5, 2012

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Google to kill social network Orkut

As Google focuses more on services like Google+, it will shutter the decade-old social network, popular mostly in Brazil.

By June 30, 2014

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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

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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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Twitter buys TapCommerce to boost advertising abilities

The company's latest acquisition adds advertising retargeting technology.

By June 30, 2014

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New social 'Sign in with Google' button pops up for developers

A more generic social sign-in Google button has been appearing in some developer accounts, according to The Verge. But a Google spokesperson says it's much ado about nothing.

By April 30, 2014

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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

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China's Alibaba plans US e-commerce push with 11 Main

The e-retail store will offer everything from fashion to tech to jewelry, according to a new report.

By February 11, 2014