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social e-commerce


Firefox maker Mozilla: We don't need Google's money anymore

The organization once banked on the millions that Google paid for search traffic from the Firefox browser. Now it relies on Yahoo, Baidu and others, and it expects revenue to grow.

By November 25, 2015


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


Black Friday is Nov. 27. Here's why it doesn't matter

Consumers have no reason to wait for the day after Thanksgiving to nab great deals.

By November 7, 2015


Clothing resale app Poshmark slips into wholesale

The startup is offering its sellers a chance to purchase new items at wholesale, instead of relying solely on used items to fill their online shops.

By October 28, 2015


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


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


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


Candy Crush creator gets gobbled by Activision for $5.9B

The game hooked you on Facebook, then reeled you in again on your smartphone. Now its maker, King Digital, has fetched itself a multibillion-dollar buyout.

By November 2, 2015


Twitter's Buy Now button now available for retailers

The social network partners with three e-commerce companies to make the button more widely available to attract more users.

By September 30, 2015


Jack Dorsey takes on second act as Twitter CEO

One of Twitter's co-founders has come back to help the troubled social-networking company. Seen as part artist, part visionary, the question facing Dorsey now is whether he can turn the company around.

By October 5, 2015