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1 hr ago | Data Center Knowledge

GE Claims Breakthrough in Fuel-Cell Tech, Launches Fuel-Cell Subsidiary

General Electric unveiled a fuel-cell subsidiary called GE Fuel Cells and said it was building a new fuel-cell manufacturing plant in upstate New York.


Related Topix: Maiden, NC, Hunch, Startups

5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Marketing And Expansion Are The Future Of eBay

The top line is a critical component of eBay's success and following the cyber attack, it has still remained healthy despite its results being below the estimates.


Related Topix: Startups, e-dialog, Hunch, GSI Technology, Magento, Marketing

8 hrs ago | Internet Retailer

Amazon and eBay grow their B2B online sales

Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.


Related Topix: Amazon, Startups, Hunch, Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Internet, Science / Technology

9 hrs ago | TechCrunch

For Its First Google Glass Effort, EBay Adapts Its RedLaser Product Finder App

Back in March 2013, eBay said it would start to work on applications for Google Glass - the idea being that the Android-powered, head-mounted computer could help consumers shop for things online and in the real world more seamlessly than pulling out your smartphone .


Related Topix: eBay, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Magento, RedLaser, Google, Computers

10 hrs ago | CMSWire

Information Architecture: The Engine that Drives Retail

Under pressure from pure play e-Tailers such as Amazon and eBay, brick and mortar retailers are scrambling to defend their businesses.


Related Topix: Hunch, Startups, Science / Technology, Internet

12 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Latest eBay Data Breach Shows Deeper Security Concerns Than Reported

In May the company's systems were compromised by hackers exposing some information of nearly 150 million eBay users.


Related Topix: Startups, New York University, Science, Computer Science

19 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Media venture creates press litigation...

The media venture created by entrepreneur Pierre Omidyar said Monday it was establishing a fund to help defend journalists in cases involving freedom of the press.


Related Topix: Journalism, Startups

Mon Jul 21, 2014


REST easy: API Design, Evolution and Connection

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more Along with eBay's success comes a huge demand to ensure reliable, 24x7 availability of the services that enable these transactions.


Related Topix: Hunch, Startups


Google to Speed Up Web with Smaller Photos

The search giant has developed a new kind of image format that promises to shrink the size of Web photos and graphic files down by about 35%.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Hunch

JD Supra

Examples of Social Media in M&A Transactions

In April 2014, the SEC provided guidance on the use of social media in M&A and other contexts.


Related Topix: Startups, Twitter

Wall Street Journal

Threadflip Raises $13M to Become Top Shop in Digital Consignment

Threadflip Inc ., an online marketplace for women's used designer clothing and accessories, raised $13 million in new venture funding, said its chief executive and co-founder, Manik Singh.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, thredUP, Hunch, Startups, First Round Capital, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Do not buy vacant lots and blighted buildings on eBay

A seller advertises a one acre vacant lot in Olympia, Washington and says that it's zoned as residential and then a bidding war ensues.


Related Topix: Startups, Magento, Boulder Creek, CA, Housing

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Big News

PayPal helps eBay post 6 pc higher Q2 profits

Online retailer eBay Wednesday reported profits of $676 million or 0.53 cents per share, in the second quarter, a 6-per-cent increase compared to a year earlier, but slightly lower than analyst expectations.


Related Topix: Startups

Seeking Alpha

Facebook Tests Out A 'Buy' Button For E-Commerce

Facebook Inc. is working with a few small and medium-sized enterprises to test its new Buy button.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Internet, Science / Technology, IGN Entertainment, Hunch


Strong PayPal Growth Boosts eBay Profit

It was a tough quarter for eBay, including dealing with a cyberattack that compromised user passwords, email addresses and phone numbers.


Related Topix: Hunch, Startups, Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Search Engine Optimization

Unofficial SEO Blog

eBay Admits Google Penalty May have Cost them up to $200 Million in Revenue

In May, we reported some kind of Google penalty hit eBay search visibility by nearly 50%.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Google, Search Engine Optimization

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Insider Monkey

Visa Inc

In order to catch up with the current revolutionary e-commerce segment, Visa Inc has finally rolled out 'Visa Checkout,' an online payment system to compete with eBay Inc 's well established arm PayPal.

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Related Topix: Visa Inc., Startups, Science / Technology, Internet

Where do LOL and OMG actually come from?

FRUSTRATED shoppers are abandoning online purchases because of endless requests for passwords and other hurdles - but are retailers taking notice? HELEN Smith put this dress on eBay made up of 24,000 loom bands.


Related Topix: Hunch, Startups, Usenet


Google Penalty Costs eBay Big Time

The penalty was related to weird category pages that eBay users were unlikely to actually land upon navigating the site, making one wonder why they even existed.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups


Kijiji, eBay and StubHub bring media sales in-house

The companies have announced that they'll be bringing together sales teams to build a single internal sales unit.


Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, Internet


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