THE NEWS WRAP: Microsoft rolls out partnerships with Uber, PayPal and Evernote

8:36AM | Thursday, 13 August 2015 |  Microsoft has launched its Outlook partners this morning, including Uber, PayPal and Evernote, allowing users to access these services without leaving the comfort of their inbox.

THE NEWS WRAP: Change of tack sees eBay spin off PayPal in reaction to rapidly changing payments space

10:25AM | Wednesday, 1 October 2014 |  eBay Inc has decided to spin off PayPal, a move it says will give the unit more flexibility to strike deals in the rapidly evolving payments space, Reuters reports.

How finding a solution to a problem brought Pixc to life

12:13PM | Monday, 2 December 2013 |  Holly Cardew launched Pixc, a web-based service that edits the backgrounds out of photos for online retailers, after discovering many needed help with the images on their websites.

Robotic arms and cleaners take out top honours at Tech23

10:02PM | Wednesday, 30 October 2013 |  After an intense day of pitching and panels, the winners of the Tech23 start-up conference were announced last night.

Overseas shoppers to inject $16 billion into Australian online retail by 2018

7:22PM | Wednesday, 24 July 2013 |  Businesses not in the online retail sphere will have to move fast if they want a share of a predicted $16 billion spend by international shoppers by 2018, according to new research.

Australian social selling app for the younger generation ready to take on eBay

7:48PM | Friday, 12 July 2013 |  A 20-year-old entrepreneur has launched an online sales app targeted at the new generation of online shoppers and integrated with social media.

Australian eBook start-up achieves funding success in Amsterdam

7:10PM | Tuesday, 2 July 2013 |  E-book writing, publishing and promotion platform 7write is looking for a home after attracting $250,000 in seed funding from a range of investors, including early PayPal investor Australian Peter Davison.

PayPal’s galactic commerce plan gives product launch a new meaning

6:28PM | Thursday, 27 June 2013 |  Space is the place for commerce if PayPal succeeds in getting its new initiative off the ground.

Payment systems evolve to meet demand on global scalability and mobile

6:19AM | Thursday, 20 June 2013 |  An international online payment platform focused on helping start-ups to grow globally and go mobile has launched in Australia.

YouTube turns eight – Five ways it has helped entrepreneurs

5:11PM | Monday, 20 May 2013 |  With social video site YouTube celebrating its eighth birthday, it’s time to look at five key ways the site can help your business.