US credit card giant Visa announced Monday a global alliance with Samsung to let shoppers make payments by waving their smartphones near a special reader.
Though yet to be launched in North America, BlackBerry's new smartphones were already for sale online Friday, stirring bidding frenzies.
Internet companies will soon have to find a way to protect user privacy to avert a "clash" which could lead to increased government regulation, eBay chief executive John Donahoe said Wednesday.
EBay's fourth-quarter earnings topped analysts' projections as bargain-hunting holiday shoppers flocked to its Internet shopping mall and digital payment service.
PayPal says it is expanding its payment service to more brick-and-mortar retailers, including RadioShack and Dollar General stores.
Tamara Lewis uses her iPhone to search for Christmas presents for her daughter while waiting in the carpool line. At night, while watching the news in bed, she looks for boots on eBay from her iPad.
US officials said Wednesday they had taken down a global cyberfraud ring and charged six Romanians and one Albanian in a scheme selling non-existent goods on the Web.
US authorities sued online retail giant eBay Friday, claiming it was part of a conspiracy with software maker Intuit to refrain from hiring each other's employees to keep salaries under control.
Leading Internet marketplace eBay on Monday took aim at China with the launch of a website aimed at enticing fashion-conscious shoppers there with "the very best" of its offerings.
The comeback story is rare in the dot-com world, but eBay is poised for a resurgence. As part of its reboot strategy, the company is betting PayPal's international expansion on Brazil.