A major mobile revolution could be underway in Silicon Valley that would shift the balance of power among technology vendors and even see the split of some businesses.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Aug. 21, including the potential spin off for PayPal, Pivotal's ascension to the cloud, a proposed Android security framework, how music streaming is boosting revenues and what milestone the worldwide radio access network is reaching.
eBay and Redbox shared their uses and plans for predictive analytics at the Predictive Analytics World Conference in Chicago recently.
Online auction site eBay fired up its new iPad in-store pickup app with support for Apple's Passbook mobile wallet, the company announced on Thursday. The company also announced several improvements for its apps and website.
GigaOm reports that the transaction volume of payments processor Braintree jumped 164 percent from the previous year. Right now eBay execs are probably pretty happy they snapped up the company for $800 million earlier this year.
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PayPal unveiled Payment Code--a new in-store payments platform enabling consumers to complete purchases with their mobile phone by scanning a QR code or activating a four-digit code.
eBay has reached an agreement to acquire digital commerce startup Braintree Payments Solutions for approximately $800 million in cash.
ZTE will begin selling its Firefox-based Open smartphone to U.S. and U.K. consumers via eBay. Priced at $79.99 and unlocked to enable use across all mobile networks, the ZTE Open will be offered in an exclusive orange color from the manufacturer's branded eBay storefront.
Almost 30 percent of new eBay users added in the second quarter of 2013 signed up via mobile device, the digital marketplace said Wednesday.