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Rivals likely to reach for Google's 'Wallet'

With the announcement of "Google Wallet" the Internet giant became the first player to dash into a future where people use smartphones as credit cards, but rivals are expected to cut its lead short.

dateMay 30, 2011 in Business
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eBay may use Skype money for acquisitions: CEO

EBay may use some of the $2.4 billion it will receive from the sale of its stake in Skype to make acquisitions, the chief executive of the online auction giant said in an interview published Monday.

dateMay 23, 2011 in Business
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India slowly gets to grips with ecommerce

Vipul Modi is a busy high court lawyer in India's financial capital Mumbai. Like many people, he uses the Internet to buy rail and airline tickets as well as pay his utility bills.

dateMay 16, 2010 in Internet
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Five Dutch operators buy into 2.6 GHz band

Five mobile operators now own portions of the Netherlands' new 2.6 Gigahertz frequency band, which allows for super-fast broadband, the Dutch telecommunications agency announced Monday.

dateApr 26, 2010 in Telecom
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EBay's PayPal envisions doubling in size by 2011

(AP) -- EBay Inc.'s name may conjure images of online auctions, but the company is hoping to turn attention to its second-largest business - PayPal - which it expects to blossom significantly in the next few years.

dateMar 11, 2009 in Internet
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Overstock.com unloads goods at Utah auction

(AP) -- Overstock.com, the online retailer known for selling distressed merchandise, was feeling a little distressed itself. With household merchandise stacking up in a warehouse, it opened the doors Thursday ...

dateDec 16, 2011 in Business
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EBay sells a piece of papal history

The online auction site eBay, with a plethora of things up for sale, recently put on the block a bit of papal history, the identity card of Albino Luciani, who later became pope John Paul I.

dateJun 21, 2011 in Internet
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