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PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin
Bitcoin

PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin

It's only a matter of time before eBay subsidiary Braintree begins accepting Bitcoin payments, but eBay and PayPal won't, at least not initially.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Tools Ecommerce Retailers Can Use to Boost Efficiency
Retail Businesses

3 Tools Ecommerce Retailers Can Use to Boost Efficiency

Online sellers, particularly those on eBay, can benefit from the convenience of tapping a mobile device.
Marsha Collier
LivingSocial Poaches New CEO, Gautam Thakar, From eBay
Daily Deal Sites

LivingSocial Poaches New CEO, Gautam Thakar, From eBay

Following widespread layoffs and evolving business models at the daily deals site, Thakar will succeed founder Tim O'Shaughnessy in August.
Geoff Weiss
Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses
Ecommerce

Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses

The move signals a democratization of the uber-elite art and collectibles market, as well as growing consumer confidence in online shopping.
Geoff Weiss
PayPal President David Marcus Jumps Ship to Run Messaging at Facebook
Facebook

PayPal President David Marcus Jumps Ship to Run Messaging at Facebook

Marcus will run the messaging business for Facebook after leaving the eBay unit after three years.
Ray Hennessey
LG G Watch: Google Wants to Live On Your Wrist
Smartwatches

LG G Watch: Google Wants to Live On Your Wrist

It wasn't just a rumor. Google is officially getting into the smartwatch game. Here's the latest on the smart watch everyone's talking about.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips
Security

Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips

Magnetic strip credit cards will soon be extinct in the U.S. Here's the technology that will replace them and what you need to know about it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now
Security

Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

The world's biggest online marketplace has been hacked. Those weird warning messages weren't a false alarm.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal
Net Neutrality

Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

Opposition to the proposed rule change is growing louder as one commissioner calls for a delay on the May 15 vote and a public comment period.
Benjamin Kabin
HP CEO Meg Whitman on Learning from Failure
Leadership

HP CEO Meg Whitman on Learning from Failure

Whitman says during her tenure at eBay, missing out on an eBay Japan was one of her biggest mistakes.
6 Great Business Models to Consider for a Startup
Business Model

6 Great Business Models to Consider for a Startup

Be sure to describe the consumer pain to be relieved by the enterprise and how big a wedge can be driven between what customers are willing to pay and the costs.
Peter S. Cohan
Expert Explains What Makes the Best Logos So Good
Logos

Expert Explains What Makes the Best Logos So Good

Creating a logo can be the most critical branding step. Here, we critique and offer insight on the logos from some of the biggest brands.
Richard Feloni
Ashton Kutcher: What Matters Is Entrepreneurial 'Grit'
Leadership

Ashton Kutcher: What Matters Is Entrepreneurial 'Grit'

Big-name Silicon Valley investors and leaders participated in panel discussion on entrepreneurship -- as well as a 'Shark Tank' of sorts -- at Colgate University this weekend.
Geoff Weiss
This Mobile Fashion Marketplace Just Struck a Nifty Deal With the USPS
Postal Service

This Mobile Fashion Marketplace Just Struck a Nifty Deal With the USPS

Poshmark's deal with the U.S. Postal Service could be what sets it apart from its growing number of competitors.
Laura Entis