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UK is missing out on mobile shopping, says eBay

Research from online marketplace eBay reckons that coverage problems, poor connections and slow data speeds are costing UK retailers over £1 billion from mobile shopping.

It's asking UK regulator Ofcom to make sure m-commerce is considered and consumer frustrations are taken into account when 4G licences are auctioned.

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O2 UK to pre-load phones with eBay application

Telefonica and eBay have launched a global deal that’ll see eBay's mobile application loaded onto most mobile devices sold via O2 UK.

It's the first mobile pre-load deal agreed by eBay anywhere in the world and is also the first time Telefónica has made an app available to smartphone and feature phone customers.

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eBay buys its mobile application development partner

eBay has acquired Critical Path Software, the mobile application developer it’s worked with for the past two years.

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Mobile shopping is popular when watching TV, says Orange UK research

It’s time for yet another Christmas mobile shopping report. This one comes from Orange UK, which has been talking to customers using its Orange World mobile portal.

The report says almost a third (31%) of mobile shoppers have been ‘multitasking’ by looking for presents whilst also watching TV.

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eBay says it's important to have a mobile strategy that includes mobile sites as well as apps

Just two days after announcing a new application for Windows Phone 7, internet auction site eBay has admitted it’s important to have a mobile strategy that includes mobile websites and apps.

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