All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘commerce’

Google Splitting Up Mapping and Commerce, Former SVP Jeff Huber Joins Google X

Google is shaking things up even more today as the Wall Street Journal reports that the company is breaking up their mapping and commerce units. According to the report, Google’s mapping unit will become part of the search division, and the commerce will fall under the advertising division. The personnel blowback of this is that Google SVP Jeff Huber is …

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Groupon Acquires Britely Team To Help Build Local Commerce OS

Groupon has acquired MashLogic, the company behind Britely. Britely announced the news on its blog (as first spotted by PandoDaily). It appears that Groupon (which has not announced the acquisition itself) is simply acquiring the company for talent rather than product, as the Britely team will work on a local commerce operating system for Groupon. “We are thrilled to join …

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Google Maps for Business Unrolls New Website, Tools for the Trade

Google has been pushing Google Maps lately towards businesses to foster the understanding that it’s more than just a navigation device, but also a tool that can be utilized to navigate potential customers into the direction of becoming actual customers. The latest addition to the Google Maps for Business campaign is a new website, When Is a Map More Than …

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Google Wallet Restores Prepaid Card Use After Issuing Fixes

After temporarily disabling the provisioning of prepaid cards, the Google Wallet team has reinstated the use prepaid cards after issuing a few security fixes. In an update to the blog post that originally announced Google’s decision to flip the off switch on prepaid cards, Vice President of Google Wallet and Payments, Osama Bedier, explained: Yesterday afternoon, we restored the ability …

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