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Adyen index: mobile payments strong for travel

Airline and accommodation bookings made up 15.5 per cent of mobile payments in the first quarter, according to technology provider Adyen.

Smartphones outpace tablets in Asian eCommerce

Payments technology player Adyen notes further change in Asian eCommerce shopping patterns.

A 48 second online store

The barrier to opening an online retail store just fell a lot lower… Trend monitoring website Springwise.com reports on a new platform established by a startup called Sharetribe which allows “anyone” to set up an online marketplace in 48 seconds. All without coding. The concept of peer-to-peer marketplaces has exploded in the past decade thanks to platforms such as eBay, Etsy and Airbnb. But their success has relied on feature-rich web tools that regular small businesses simply could…