Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality (AR), Business, Internet, VR World

eBay announces plans for new AR tools, AI development

eBay has joined the ranks of retailers dipping their toes in the augmented and virtual reality waters, according to a Fortune report. The online marketplace announced that it is currently developing an AR kit in order to add AR features to its website later this year. One proposed feature will allow shoppers to see how an item would look or fit in its intended space–such as by overlaying the image of tires on a car–before making a bid or a purchase. Another feature will let sellers choose the proper box size when packaging merchandise by showing images of the different size options over the item

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Breaking, Business, Internet, News, , startups, Virtual Reality (VR), VR World, Wearables

Why Should an Online Business Implement Virtual Reality (VR)?

As you might be aware, virtual reality shopping is well on its way to being commonplace. Alibaba, eBay, Ikea, Wayfair, even the hypercar manufacturer Pagani are all dabbling with the usage of VR headsets to help sell products. But this is all well and good for large companies who have the budget to trial such projects, but what about small and medium-sized online businesses who are unsure of whether VR will catch on? To begin with, there is seemingly nothing wrong with simply selling from your website like we’ve known for the last decade. It’s easy, efficient, and for anyone who has ever gone through the

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics

Cross-strait News Daily Round-up for Dec. 11

Highlighted business news in Taiwan, China and Hong Kong for Dec. 11, 2014

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Business, Guides, Hardware, Holiday Shopping Guides, VR World

Online iPad Deals Require Detailed Comparisons

When looking at different online deals on one of the most popular tablets, the iPad, it is always good to be careful to compare the deals against each other

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Gaming, VR World

Atari Games From E.T. Landfill Raise $37,000 On Ebay

A landfill excavation has transformed the worst game in the world to one of the most valuable collector’s items.

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Analysis, Business, VR World

Why is eBay Spinning Off PayPal Into a Separate Public Company?

In a surprise move, eBay has announced it will spin off PayPal into a distinct, publicly-traded company in order to better compete amid a fast-changing mobile payments landscape.

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