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Commerce Weekly: Wal-Mart looks outside the (big) box to battle Amazon

By Jenn Webb
April 4, 2013

Wal-Mart wants to crowdsource delivery, while Google chases same-day On the heels of launching its in-store delivery locker program to compete with Amazon Locker, Wal-Mart has announced it’s toying with the idea of having in-store customers deliver online orders to …

Commerce Weekly: Same-day delivery war heats up

By Jenn Webb
December 6, 2012

Here are a few stories that caught my attention in the commerce space this week. The high price of instant gratification The Wall Street Journal’s Greg Bensinger took a look this week at the e-commerce same-day delivery trend, a service …

Commerce Weekly: Starbucks gives Square’s mobile payment a big push

Commerce Weekly: Starbucks gives Square’s mobile payment a big push
By Jenn Webb
August 9, 2012

Here are a few stories that caught my attention in the commerce space this week. Square gets Starbucks, cash and Howard Schultz Square announced a new partnership with Starbucks this week. Peter Ha at TechCrunch reports: “Beginning this fall, Square …

Four short links: 26 January 2012

By Nat Torkington
January 26, 2012

Every Day, More iPhones Sold Than Babies Born -- Malthusian explosion of iPhones predicted once there's an iPhone-to-3D-printer dongle. (via Luke Wroblewski) No Safe Harbour -- a collection of political essays, texts, and discussions that help explain and educate about Pirate Party positions. Available for purchase or free download, natch. (via BoingBoing) Patagonia Roadtests New Sustainability Legal Status --...

Commerce Weekly: Yahoo's new CEO has data focus

Commerce Weekly: Yahoo's new CEO has data focus
By David Sims
January 6, 2012

Yahoo's new CEO sees gold in the company's datasets, and the week between Christmas and New Year's Day is chock full of app downloads. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)

Commerce Weekly: Yahoo's new CEO has data focus

By David Sims
January 6, 2012

Yahoo's new CEO sees gold in the company's datasets, and the week between Christmas and New Year's Day is chock full of app downloads. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)

Strata Week: 4.74 degrees of Kevin Bacon

Strata Week: 4.74 degrees of Kevin Bacon
By Audrey Watters
November 22, 2011

Facebook research questions the "six degrees of separation" rule, Gnip gets into the real-time financial data business, and eBay looks to put Hunch's recommendation engine to use.

Strata Week: 4.74 degrees of Kevin Bacon

By Audrey Watters
November 22, 2011

Facebook research questions the "six degrees of separation" rule, Gnip gets into the real-time financial data business, and eBay looks to put Hunch's recommendation engine to use.

Commerce Weekly: Google juices its Wallet

Commerce Weekly: Google juices its Wallet
By David Sims
October 20, 2011

If you own a Nexus S 4G and Google Wallet you've now got more ways to pay and save. Also, eBay's commerce channels boost the company's Q3 revenue. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)

Commerce Weekly: PayPal wants to "one click" across the web

Commerce Weekly: PayPal wants to
By David Sims
October 14, 2011

PayPal Access is a single sign-on tool that enables transactions — and it's got sweeping ambitions. Elsewhere, a reporter searches for Bitcoin's developer. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)

Commerce Weekly: How Steve Jobs changed the way we buy

Commerce Weekly: How Steve Jobs changed the way we buy
By David Sims
October 6, 2011

Reflections on Steve Jobs' commercial legacy. Also, Robert Scoble interviews eBay's CEO John Donahoe, who promises not to compete with their customers. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)

ePayments Week: Contactless payment (and zombie survival tactics)

ePayments Week: Contactless payment (and zombie survival tactics)
By David Sims
July 14, 2011

PayPal preps NFC payments, while parent eBay buys Zong to add direct billing to wireless accounts to its toolkit. Also, the three types of social commerce and who's driving them.

ePayments Week: Report says developers chill on Android

ePayments Week: Report says developers chill on Android
By David Sims
May 5, 2011

A report says developers are holding back on Android, put off by fragmentation in the platform and a disappointing uptake in Android tablets. Also, Facebook Credits gets attention and we take a look at PayPal's latest purchase.

ePayments Week: PayPal in brick-and-mortar territory

ePayments Week: PayPal in brick-and-mortar territory
By David Sims
March 31, 2011

EBay's acquisition of an e-commerce firm could boost PayPal offline. Also, at the Web 2.0 Expo, Google's Osama Bedier describes an ideal vision of the personal shopping experience.

A Box's Life

By Sarah Sorensen
January 6, 2010

I bet any parent can acknowledge that the wrapping paper and boxes the toys come in are often more exciting and inspire more imagination than the toys themselves. What kind of imagination can we apply to ensuring that boxes (and resources in general) are not overlooked for their usefulness? What extended life can we give to those things we create and what can we conserve in their creation?"

eBay desktop hits 1 million users

By RJ Owen
July 20, 2008

Late this week it was announced that eBay desktop reached 1 million downloads. Mike Potter from Adobe wrote a great summary of the achievement and it's significanceon his blog. Ryan Stewart also has a great post up, including an interivew with Alan Lewis, the application's project manager from eBay.


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