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social e-commerce

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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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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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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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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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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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Alibaba IPO could raise up to $24.3B, breaking records along the way

The Chinese e-commerce giant, poised to make US stock market history, sets some high expectations for its pricing.

By September 5, 2014

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Shop in 140 characters: Twitter tests ability to buy products in tweets

Twitter dives into social-media fueled shopping with a "Buy" button that lets consumers purchase goods without leaving its site.

By September 8, 2014

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Amazon to buy live-stream gaming site Twitch for $970M

In its largest cash deal ever, the online retail giant will acquire the popular site known for broadcasting live video game play.

By August 25, 2014

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Twitter will reportedly roll out 'buy' button later this year

Soon, you may be able to buy things directly from Twitter thanks to a feature powered by payments service Stripe.

By August 22, 2014

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Twitter: Our growth is no fluke. Really

The social network points to data about interactions from TV, other websites and the World Cup as signs that it has plenty of room to grow.

By July 30, 2014