EBay Buys Milo, Moves Into Online-to-Offline Shopping

EBay's e-commerce prowess is well-established. Now, it is making inroads into the nearly $1 trillion online-search-for-offline-purchase market with the acquisition of Milo, a shopping search engine that catalogs and categorizes real-time inventory at more than 50,000 stores (national retailers such as…

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GroupTabs: Check-Ins = Group Buying

Some people (like me) don’t like games. Game mechanics-driven “check in” media like Foursquare, GoWalla, Loopt and BrightKite mostly leave them cold. But what if check-ins triggered group buying discounts? That’s the concept behind GroupTabs, a new service launching in…

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