Tag: paypal

by Julie Keck

1. White House to engage Iran critics through @TheIranDeal (Nahal Toosi / Politico) 2. Men who harass women online are quite literally losers, new study finds (Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post) 3. CartoDB lets anyone visualize their data with one-click mapping (Christine Magee / TechCrunch) 4. PayPal is now worth more than Netflix, eBay, and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix, Amazon get record Emmy nods (Cecilia Kang / Washington Post) 2. Inside the tech divorce of the decade: PayPal and eBay start a new life without each other (JP Mangalindan / Mashable) 3. ‘The soul of Google': What the return of Kordestani says about the Mountain View monolith (Mark Bergen / Re/code) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why rumors outrace the truth online (Brendan Nyhan / New York Times) 2. Does it matter that some New York Times editors and writers don’t tweet? Yes and no (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. The Toast hires Roxane Gay to lead new sister site ‘The Butter’ (Peter Sterne / Capital New York) 4. The […] more »

by Jeffrey D. Neuburger

Online dating services have been around for quite a while, and through them, members of just about any social subgroup can get help looking for that perfect match. But an online dating service may be promoting something more than just a social introduction. Sexual Services in the Online World Adult services such as prostitution have […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. How much should e-books cost? (The Atlantic) 2. Amazon sells more than 2 million copies of Kindle mini e-books (PaidContent) 3. PayPal backtracks on its ban on ‘obscene’ e-books (CNET) 4. Do e-books make it harder to remember what you […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. Justice Department may be ready to sue Apple and five publishers in price-fixing case (PaidContent) 2. PayPal asks some e-book distributors to ban books with “obscene” themes (Globe and Mail) 3. Random House triples e-book prices for libraries (Annoyed Librarian) […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Yahoo announces PayPal president Scott Thompson as its new CEO (TechCrunch) 2. Wikipedia raises $20 million in its annual donation drive, from 1 million donors  (Wikimedia Foundation) 3. No warrant needed for GPS monitoring, judge rules (Wired) 4. Why Twitter’s “verified account” failure matters (GigaOM) 5. It is now […] more »

by Mark Glaser

With all the talk about paid content coming back into vogue (thanks, Rupert Murdoch!), it’s a wonder that PayPal hasn’t been part of the conversation. The tech startup that’s now part of eBay has been dominant in handling online payment transactions and is projected to have $5 billion in sales by 2011, according to Bloomberg. […] more »