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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

PayPal for Android 3.0 adds NFC-enabled P2P capabilities

PayPal released version 3.0 of its mobile payment application for Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android operating system, integrating Near Field Communications-based functionality enabling users to transfer

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

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 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

Apple forgoes NFC m-payment integration with new iOS 5

The wait is finally over: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) officially unveiled its newest iPhone during a media event Tuesday. Dubbed the iPhone 4S--not the iPhone 5, as most anticipated--the smartphone heralds

PayPal opening NYC pop-up store to showcase m-commerce services

PayPal is opening a pop-up store in downtown Manhattan to showcase the new digital payment services the eBay-owned company plans to introduce in the months ahead. TechCrunch reports the PayPal

PayPal unveils expanded mobile commerce platform

PayPal took the wraps off a series of new payment technologies the eBay-owned commerce platform's president Scott Thompson calls "a one-stop shop for merchants to engage their customers directly

PayPal to offer NFC payments on Android this summer

PayPal jumped into the Near Field Communication game with a new peer-to-peer mobile payment service that will initially work on Android phones. Click here to watch a video about PayPal's new

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