Ebay News & Analysis
| Wednesday Apr 3, 2013
Do paid search ads work? A new academic study finds that, while “new and infrequent” users are influenced by such ads for a large and well-known brand, existing loyal followers of that brand are not. The result: negative returns, on average, from the money spent.
| Wednesday Jan 16, 2013
Like paying for stuff with a mobile phone? Then you are part of the zeitgeist, because US mobile payments were nearly US$ 13 billion in 2012, and Forrester predicts Americans will spend US$ 90 billion by 2017 via mobile.
| Thursday Jul 26, 2012
Start off Summer with a new gig -- we've got a shopping list of hot jobs for you to browse. Our featured jobs list is a great collection of opportunities spanning specialties and continents. Here's who's hiring this week (and if you're hiring, post your open jobs here).
| Friday Mar 16, 2012
PayPal has long dominated the small ecommerce transaction market, now it heads to the streets, the stores and pretty much anywhere with a new mobile PayPal Here solution for card and other payments.
| Tuesday Feb 21, 2012
Last summer, eBay was busy acquiring companies in an effort to put together a developer platform called X.Commerce. While its presence has been muted, its open platform aims to helps merchants and businesses of all sizes to “compete and thrive in a fast-changing world of social, local, mobile and digital driven commerce.” eBay isn’t the only working to make it easier for business to buy, sell or market their services to one another. Enter gotradelive.
| Thursday Jan 26, 2012
If it's time for a change, we've got a shopping list of hot jobs in our spiffy little corner of the world. Our bi-weekly featured jobs list is a great collection of opportunities spanning specialties and continents. Here's who's hiring this week (and if you're hiring, post your openings here).
| Wednesday Jul 27, 2011
The hacking collective, Anonymous, has started a new campaign aimed at two of the web's biggest brands, encouraging users to close their accounts and use alternative services.
| Tuesday Jun 7, 2011
There's a lot of interest in Magento this week, and it's not because of the new X-Men movie (okay, that's Magneto, but you get the picture). eBay (news, site) has acquired the company, after first investing in it a year ago, and is using it, as well as a number of other e-commerce acquisitions recently, to create an e-commerce platform called X.Commerce.
| Tuesday May 24, 2011
Need an e-Discovery solution that reflects perspectives of both the IT and legal departments? The search may be over. Today, Exterro released a new data management layer for its integrated solution suite. Fusion Zeta is an automated, easy-to-administer application designed to handle in-place early case assessment, preservation, collection and analysis. But perhaps most importantly, it gives legal teams 360-degree access into the entire e-discovery process, while eliminating the chaos of manual processes.
| Thursday May 12, 2011
If OpenText and SAP get any more loved-up it could become indecent. The latest in the ongoing and well-established relationship between the two is that OpenText (news, site) has been awarded two 2011 SAP (news, site) Pinnacle awards, one for Global Software Solution Partner of the Year, the other for Global Enterprise Support Partner of the Year.
| Monday May 9, 2011
There is another new entrant to the Hadoop market. Belgium-based Outerthought has announced its repository for big data and content management, Lily. The company is simultaneously launching its commercial services, but has decided to play nice by supporting Cloudera’s (news, site) Distribution including Hadoop (CDH).
| Tuesday Mar 16, 2010
The mobile space is always ready for a good dust-up, will Microsoft's (news, site) Windows Phone 7 be the one to shake the Apple tree?