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PayPal has acquired payment startup Braintree

PayPal and BraintreePaypal has announced that they have acquired Braintree, a mobile payment startup, for $800 million. It is their first real bit of progress in nailing down the mobile pay market, an area they have so far failed to break into.

With PayPal being one of the most common online financial branches and offered by businesses in many countries, they have been able to secure their slot as top direct-payment service. But having to reenter credit card or account info, and sign in on a separate screen through a smartphone, has made them unpopular with the mobile crowd.

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eBay’s personalization will be improved by Hunch

  • 23/11/2011 at 02:31 by It's a Gadget Staff
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eBay HunchA few years ago, way back in 2009, Hunch.com was launched and has been quite successful since its premier. The team behind Hunch.com created an innovative site that was based off of data mining, predictive modeling, and machine learning. It used all of the data it collected in order to recommend things that the members would like. Its patented technology was innovative enough to catch the eyes of one of the biggest names on the Internet: eBay.

eBay is one of the leading sites to buy and sell online. Not only can customers buy and sell items, but they can sell cars, and even property! Due to the vast expanse of people eBay serves, they are constantly looking to increase their ability to deliver more to their customers.

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