Archive for February, 2006

Payments on Google Base

Monday, February 27th, 2006

A very interesting post from the Google blog :
“Many of you are probably already familiar with the Google Account. You use it to sign in and pay for a number of Google services, like Google Video and Google Earth. We’re now introducing similar functionality on Google Base.”

Mobile payments innovation from the Pacific Northwest

Thursday, February 9th, 2006

This just in: recent graduates of my alma mater may now have a shot at launching a career in mobile payments without the need to leave the Portland metro area.
Maybe it’s because I’ve been a little too busy lately, and haven’t been following Scott’s blog closely enough, but today was the first time […]

Gbuy - The Google Wallet

Monday, February 6th, 2006

The Google Wallet product that everyone has been talking about over the past year will apparently be called “Gbuy”. Here’s a Wall Street Journal article discussing the product and how PayPal is viewing the threat from Google.

Premium, one-time selling

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

A half-baked idea for how to differentiate a merchant ecommerce service:
I just did a Google search for “sell one product”. I saw plenty of services and products that would allow me to setup a website, buy a shopping cart, apply for a merchant account, do some advertising, and eventually start selling my product; but what […]