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Is tap-and-pay transit the key to m-commerce adoption?

Digital marketplace eBay reported its third quarter earnings on Wednesday, trumpeting revenues of $3 billion--a 32 percent year-over-year increase. eBay CEO John Donahoe credited the jump to the

eBay adding image recognition to mobile shopping apps

Digital marketplace eBay will integrate image recognition capabilities into future version of its mobile applications, enabling consumers to snap photos of items they wish to purchase and then match

eBay on pace to double mobile sales to $4B in 2011

Digital marketplace eBay is poised to process around $4 billion in mobile-enabled sales in 2011, double the number reported a year ago, the company's head of mobile business operations and

Mobile shopping the focus of eBay's new ad campaign

Digital marketplace eBay is rolling out a new advertising campaign spotlighting its mobile commerce efforts. Created by independent San Francisco ad agency Venables Bell & Partners, the campaign

Zong snapped up by eBay for $240M

Online auction house eBay continues to ramp up its mobile commerce, acquiring mobile payments technology firm Zong for approximately $240 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close during

PayPal expects to process $2 billion in mobile payments in 2011

During eBay's first quarter earnings call, PayPal, the digital transaction arm of eBay, said that it expects to process more than $2 billion in mobile payments this year, which is nearly three times

Why mobile startups top digital commerce providers' shopping list

Given all the attention lavished on mobile commerce in recent months, it may seem like everyone is now shopping via phone. Not quite, but we're halfway there. Fifty percent of Americans now depend

EBay acquiring hyper-local mobile ad network Where

Digital marketplace eBay will acquire location-based media and discovery solutions provider WHERE, indicating plans to integrate its PayPal virtual payment service into the WHERE mobile app to boost

eBay mobile sales grow 134% over 2010 holiday season

With the 2010 holiday shopping season now in the rearview mirror, digital marketplace eBay reports that its U.S. mobile sales between Nov. 25 and Dec. 25 generated $100 million in gross merchandise

Year in Review 2010: Mobile commerce finally transitions from hype to reality

After roughly a decade of unsubstantiated hype and unrealized expectations, mobile commerce finally arrived in 2010, boosted by accelerating smartphone penetration, more robust networks and a wealth