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Rumor Mill: PayPal launching mobile payment dongle to rival Square

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

eBay app offers second-screen shopping experiences for iPad users

eBay continues to build its arsenal of mobile commerce applications with the free Watch for eBay, an app that enables Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad tablet owners to purchase items related directly to the

Nielsen: Mobile shoppers favor retailer sites over smartphone apps

The majority of consumer prefer to access retailers' mobile websites using their smartphones instead of accessing native applications, according to Nielsen. The research firm also noted that during

eBay: Half of all consumers access Web during the shopping experience

BARCELONA, Spain--Half of all U.S. consumers access the Web at some point during the shopping experience, with mobile devices playing an increasingly significant role in how customers shop both...

PayPal expanding mobile wallet trial to 2,200 Home Depot stores

PayPal will expand trials of its new mobile wallet services to more than 2,000 Home Depot stores across the U.S., enabling consumers nationwide to pay for items at checkout via mobile device or a

Survey: Apple, Amazon lead on mobile shopper satisfaction

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Amazon.com lead all rivals on m-commerce shopping satisfaction according to a new survey of top retail mobile sites and apps conducted by customer experience analytics firm

eBay forecasts mobile commerce volume will reach $8B in 2012

Digital marketplace eBay is on pace to reach $8 billion in mobile gross merchandise volume in 2012, up from $5 billion in 2011, according to CEO John Donahoe. Speaking at the CEA Leaders in

GSI Commerce: Mobile sales surge 254% on Black Friday 2011

Record numbers of consumers turned to their smartphones and tablets during this year's Black Friday holiday shopping frenzy, with digital retail services provider GSI Commerce reporting a 254 percent

eBay CEO says company will handle $5B in mobile sales in 2011

SAN FRANCISCO-eBay CEO John Donahoe said that his company will close more than $5 billion in commerce via mobile phones, and eBay subsidiary PayPal will handle more than $3.5 billion in mobile

Zaarly closes $14.1 M Series A round, adds HP CEO Meg Whitman to board

Mobile commerce startup Zaarly has closed a Series A venture financing round totaling $14.1 million. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers' iFund and Sands Capital Ventures led the round, with CMEA,