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PayPal to Unveil Newest Retail Partners for In-Store Payments Next Week

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PayPal is hosting a media event next week where it will unveil the next batch of mega-retailers that will be adopting the company’s traditional online payment network at the register. In an invitation sent to All Things D, the company says: “Meet PayPal’s new president, David Marcus; be the first...
PayPal to Unveil Newest Retail Partners for In-Store Payments Next Week

eBay asks users to petition US House of Representatives over "unfair" Internet sales tax legislation

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eBay has begun reaching out to its users to petition the US House of Representatives over what it calls ”unfair Internet sales tax legislation.” This campaign is, of course, in regards to the Marketplace Fairness Act, which has already been approved by the Senate. In case you’re unfamiliar with the Marketplace Fairness Act, it...
eBay asks users to petition US House of Representatives over "unfair" Internet sales tax legislation
Amazon CEO wins Fortune's Businessperson of the Year award

PayPal to Launch Credit-Card Reader for Smartphones

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EBay Inc.’s PayPal electronic-payments service is further tapping into the bricks-and-mortar retail industry by releasing a credit-card reader that small merchants can use on smartphones. EBay Chief Executive John Donahoe announced the device at a San Francisco event Thursday. The triangular credit-card reader, which plugs into a headphone jack and...
PayPal to Launch Credit-Card Reader for Smartphones
eBay Plans To Double Its Sales To $300 Billion In The Next 3 Years And Take On Amazon

eBay Beats the Street by a Penny -- Again

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First look at eBay’s first-quarter earnings, hot off the wire, and they’re not bad at all. Earnings came in at 63 cents per share on revenues of $3.7 billion, a 14 percent jump compared to the year-ago-quarter. That’s outperforming the Street’s expectations by a penny — just like it did...
eBay Beats the Street by a Penny -- Again
PayPal aims to bring standards into the dirty world of carrier payments

PayPal Partners with Japan's SoftBank to Form Digital Payments Joint Venture

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PayPal said late this evening it is establishing a multi-million dollar joint venture with SoftBank, an Internet and telecommunications provider in Japan, to work together on the future of digital payments there. The joint venture will be called PayPal Japan, and while the details are a little bit fuzzy, the...
PayPal Partners with Japan's SoftBank to Form Digital Payments Joint Venture

How important is mobile to PayPal? Mobile VP David Marcus is now PayPal’s new President

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As if you needed more evidence that mobile payments have become vitally important to PayPal, just take a look at the company’s new leader. David Marcus, previously PayPal’s vice president of mobile, has been tapped to lead the company as president, eBay CEO John Donahoe announced in a blog...
How important is mobile to PayPal? Mobile VP David Marcus is now PayPal’s new President

eBay encourages sellers to oppose Senate's pending online sales tax bill

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On Sunday, Reuters reported that millions of eBay users woke up to an e-mail from Chief Executive John Donahoe. Donahoe reached out to argue against pending federal sales tax legislation in the Senate, encouraging merchants to lobby their representatives quickly. The Marketplace Fairness Act is set to be voted...
eBay encourages sellers to oppose Senate's pending online sales tax bill

Former Zong CEO David Marcus Named President Of PayPal

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After Scott Thompson departed for the CEO role at Yahoo, PayPal has named David Marcus, the former CEO and founder of mobile payments startup Zong and PayPal Mobile VP, as President (PayPal acquired Zong last year). eBay CEO and acting PayPal president John Donahoe posted the news this morning in...
Former Zong CEO David Marcus Named President Of PayPal

John Donahoe, eBay President And CEO, To Take The Disrupt NY Stage

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We’re pleased to announce John Donahoe, President and CEO of eBay, as a Disrupt NY speaker. Under his tutelage, eBay and its subsidiary PayPal have grown tremendously, with both companies expecting to do $20 billion each in 2013 mobile commerce. Donahoe took eBay’s reins in 2008 after Meg Whitman’s departure....
John Donahoe, eBay President And CEO, To Take The Disrupt NY Stage

Elon Musk, David Sacks ditch Zuckerberg's Fwd.us

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Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg only launched his immigration reform political action group, Fwd.us, last month, but it’s already becoming controversial. On Friday Reuters and AllThingsD reported that the group, which boasted membership by some of Silicon Valley’s most recognizable entrepreneurs and investors, is losing two big names:...
Elon Musk, David Sacks ditch Zuckerberg's Fwd.us

eBay's Donahoe: "We're Not Against an Internet Sales Tax"

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Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.comE-commerce giant eBay has been an outspoken critic of the Marketplace Fairness Act, a new national online sales tax bill that would allow all states to collect sales tax from online merchants, whether they have operations in that state or not. But CEO John Donahoe would like...
eBay's Donahoe: "We're Not Against an Internet Sales Tax"
Gentry Underwood, CEO And Co-Founder Of Mailbox, To Speak At Disrupt NY

CEO John Donahoe Says eBay Is Building the Uber for Delivery

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eBay’s CEO John Donahoe said the e-commerce company believes it can provide same-day delivery at scale. Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com “We are building the Uber for delivery people,” he said. “We think we can do it at scale. No one single retailer can do it on their own, so we...
CEO John Donahoe Says eBay Is Building the Uber for Delivery

eBay CEO: Same-day shipping will be everywhere

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John Donahoe tells Fortune that his company's same-day shipping service could eventually serve everyone in the U.S. FORTUNE -- Same-day shipping is inevitable, according to eBay CEO John Donahoe. While eBay's (EBAY) same-day shipping program, eBay Now, may be available in just three U.S. cities--with another two coming this summer--Donahoe foresees a...
eBay CEO: Same-day shipping will be everywhere

iPhone 5 shows that Apple still considers NFC as Not For Commerce

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Samsung and Nokia included Near-Field Communications in their new devices, but Apple decided to play it safe againAs Apple's marketing chief Phil Schiller ran through the specifications of the new iPhone 5 on Wednesday, talking of A6 processors and IPS displays, there were three letters that some people were eagerly...
iPhone 5 shows that Apple still considers NFC as Not For Commerce

Chris Dixon To Speak At Disrupt NY, As A VC

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Chris Dixon is back in New York quite a bit, he tells me, even though he recently got a place in San Francisco as part of his new job as a partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He’ll be at Disrupt NY the week after next, for example, to talk about his...
Chris Dixon To Speak At Disrupt NY, As A VC

PayPal Cutting 325 Employees as Part of Restructuring Plan

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PayPal has confirmed that it is eliminating 325 positions in the company as part of its plan to consolidate its product divisions into one large group. “While PayPal is strong and performing well, making decisions that impact our employees was hard. So this is a difficult day at PayPal,” said...
PayPal Cutting 325 Employees as Part of Restructuring Plan

Scott Thompson's 'Biggest Fan' Has Some Explaining To Do (YHOO, EBAY)

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Now that Scott Thompson's been forced out as Yahoo's CEO for claiming a computer-science degree he never earned, what will his defenders say? We're thinking specifically of eBay CEO John Donahoe, who declared himself "Scott's biggest fan" last week and expressed hopes that Thompson would keep his job and keep turning Yahoo...
Scott Thompson's 'Biggest Fan' Has Some Explaining To Do (YHOO, EBAY)

eBay is back!

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Supercharged by PayPal, the e-commerce company and its stock are red-hot. Watch out, Amazon! FORTUNE -- "I'd like to take you on a journey." A group of 2,500 eBay employees is assembled at the San Jose Civic, a concert venue a few miles from company headquarters. Their boss, CEO John...
eBay is back!

Live from New York: eBay Has Cool Stuff to Show Off

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Last month, eBay showed off a new logo. Now they’re promising more: They’ve invited press to New York’s Meatpacking District where they say they’ll unveil “new experiences that will create better ways to shop and sell.” Intrigued? Then you’re in luck, as I’ll be liveblogging this one. Expected to...
Live from New York: eBay Has Cool Stuff to Show Off

eBay's CEO, John Donahoe, explains how an outsider can help innovate within a company

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The President and CEO of eBay had some choice words to say about tech companies today while on stage at the Boxworks conference. Sitting down for an interview with venture capitalist Marc Andresseen, John Donahoe spoke about his experience being the CEO of the world’s largest auction site and how...
eBay's CEO, John Donahoe, explains how an outsider can help innovate within a company

eBay's CEO Says It's "Shifting From Defense to Offense"

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Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com Watch out Amazon, eBay is coming for you. Or, at least, that was the undertone of eBay’s conference call yesterday. The company reported strong first-quarter results, beating both top- and bottom-line projections. It also raised guidance for the year, and said its business is stronger than it...
eBay's CEO Says It's "Shifting From Defense to Offense"

Ebay pushes into emerging markets

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Online marketplace hopes to double global users to 200m by 2015, with one in four buyers and sellers in emerging marketsEbay is preparing a push against Amazon and into developing markets that could see its online marketplace handle $110bn (£72bn) of sales within three years.By 2015, eBay hopes to double...
Ebay pushes into emerging markets

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, Other Tech Execs to Form D.C. Advocacy Group

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Mr. Zuckerberg is going to Washington. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is involved in early efforts to form an issues advocacy organization in Washington D.C. in conjunction with other tech executives, according to people familiar with the matter. The group, first reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, will focus on building...
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, Other Tech Execs to Form D.C. Advocacy Group
John Donahoe Explains Why eBay Is Testing A Same-Day Delivery Service (EBAY)

eBay changed commerce, and now it's doing it again with mobile

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The way that we purchase consumer goods has definitely changed since the days of going to a store and paying cash for it. No longer are people driving hours to a store, finding that what they wanted no longer exists, and leaving unsettled because the item isn’t available anywhere else...
eBay changed commerce, and now it's doing it again with mobile
How eBay CEO John Donahoe Keeps Founders From Leaving After Acquisitions
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