As eBay and PayPal await their impending divorce, new filings reveal that the two companies will soon be free to do business with their most entrenched enemies.
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Twice wants to make selling used stuff online less painful for sellers — and buying that stuff more fun for buyers.
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Though most consumers still think of eBay strictly as online shopping, the company’s official corporate mission is to become a venue for all commerce—and that means integrating with the physical world.
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Thanks to Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba, Singles Day has become the single biggest online shopping day in the world.
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According to the cliché, controlling the direction of large organizations is like “steering the Titanic.” But in the case of corporate tech, the better metaphor might be the iceberg itself: frozen, adrift, unable to resist or respond to the powerful effects of climate change. Until this week, the comparison to a cold and lonely island […]
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EBay is breaking away from PayPal, turning its payments operation into a separate, publicly traded company. “ebay and PayPal will be sharper and stronger, and more focused and competitive as leading, standalone companies in their respective markets,” eBay CEO John Donahoe said in a statement on the move, announced early Tuesday morning. “As independent companies, […]
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