eBay is looking to capitalize on the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend shopping frenzy by rolling out hundreds of mobile-exclusive deals enabling smartphone and tablet users to avoid crowded brick-and-mortar stores.
eBay reported revenues of $3.4 billion for the third quarter of 2012, up 15 percent over the year-ago quarter.
Four out of five U.S. smartphone owners accessed retailer websites or applications on their devices in July 2012, with Amazon and eBay generating more mobile traffic than any other merchants.
Forty-seven percent of all U.S. smartphone owners used mobile shopping applications in June 2012, according to new Nielsen research.
eBay is trialing a service enabling Apple iOS device users to order merchandise from local retailers and receive their shipment later that same day.
PayPal is rolling out consumer trials of its fledgling mobile wallet service to 15 new nationwide retail chains: Abercrombie & Fitch, Advance Auto Parts, Aéropostale, American Eagle
More than 200,000 merchants have signed up for the new PayPal Here since the mobile payment processing system launched five weeks ago, eBay CEO John Donahoe announced Wednesday. PayPal Here
eBay appointed David Marcus as president of its PayPal division. Marcus, previously PayPal's vice president of mobile, replaces Scott Thompson, who stepped down in January 2012 to become CEO at
PayPal, which is expected to introduce a mobile payment dongle device today, will lure merchants with more favorable transaction terms than market-leading rival Square, according to sources with
PayPal is expected to unveil a mobile payment dongle device to rival similar technologies from competitors including Square and Intuit. Citing sources familiar with PayPal's plans, GigaOM reports the