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FB QVC? Facebook tries Live video shopping

Want to run your own home shopping network? Facebook is now testing a Live video feature for merchants that lets them demo and describe their items for viewers. Customers can screenshot something they want to buy and use Messenger to send it to the seller, who can then request payment right through the chat app. ...

eBay will now authenticate luxury jewelry items

eBay this morning announced it’s expanding the capabilities of its eBay Authenticate service – its luxury goods verification program – to now include luxury jewelry. Timed to coincide with the launch, eBay is also listing over 45,000 luxury jewelry items for sale, including both diamonds and other gemstones which have been verified by professional jewelers. ...

Former eBay product chief RJ Pittman takes the reins at 3D capture company Matterport

Matterport, a provider of 3D image capture technology, has named former eBay chief product officer RJ Pittman as its new chief executive. Pittman will take the reins from former chief executive Bill Brown, who will continue to advise Matterport as the company looks to capitalize on its library of three dimensional scans. The company currently ...

Skype co-founder snags $105M for fintech lending venture in Southeast Asia

A fintech whale quietly going about its business in Southeast Asia has come out from under the radar after Oriente, a Hong Kong-based business headed by Skype’s first employee, announced that it has raised a whopping $105 million. It may not be well known at this point, but the company has some serious street cred. Oriente ...

Pick up ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ and a Nintendo Switch at better than Black Friday prices in the eBay sale

11.28.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Yes Black Friday has been and gone, but you are mistaken if you thought you had missed out on your chance to pick up a great deal. eBay has launched a 15% sale until midnight on Nov. 28, with many of the prices topping what we saw during the Black Fr... ...

Amazon reverses tax-triggered block on US shop in Australia

Amazon has reversed a decision it made six months ago to shut off its US ecommerce site to Australian shoppers. Reuters reports that the U-turn comes after a customer backlash. Since July shoppers in Australia trying to browse stuff to buy on Amazon.com have been redirected to the local site, Amazon.com.au. Shipping to Australia from Amazon.com was also ...

Sound the alarm because eBay’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale has launched in the UK

11.19.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

eBay has launched its Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale with the start of eight solid days of deals. When eBay launch their sale, you know its kind of a big deal. That's because eBay is kind of a big deal.  Let's consider the figures for a mome... ...

eBay adds home services to its site via new partners Handy, Porch and InstallerNet

eBay shoppers will now be able to buy installation services along with their purchases. The company this morning announced new partnerships with Handy, Porch and InstallerNet which will allow online shoppers the option of booking installation and assembly services when buying items that require a bit of extra work – like TVs, bikes, furniture, and more. The option will be ...