Malaysia’s ImSold is building its artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities in the same way leading peer-to peer marketplace Carousell from Singapore is doing. Malaysia’s Imsold, which was formerly known as ShoppingKaki, is a classifieds player in the c-to-c market backed by 701Search. In turn, 701Search is a joint venture between Schibsted, Singapore Press Holdings and Telenor, in which each party holds one-third. 701Search is also the...
Ekhanei.com, a leading marketplace in Bangladesh, partnered with Opera Mini to give its users smooth browsing and cut data usage.
Bloomberg's report yesterday, that Walmart is rumored to be in talks to invest $1 billion U.S. in Flipkart, a leading marketplace in India, must have been music to the ears of Naspers top management.
In Finland, Schibsted-owned general classified site Tori.fi launched new advertising infrastructure in cooperation with AppNexus.
A new generalist classified portal Afrimalin was launched several days ago in Cameroon and seven other countries of francophone Africa – Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, DRC, Senegal, Guinea and Benin.
Mobile marketplace Wallapop launched its first paid service: an upsell enabling users who want to sell their items quickly to highlight their listings for 24 hours.
In Turkey the number of sites listing used, baby products is growing: KidsToBaby.com is the latest to join the long line-up of competing sites.
The U.S. Supreme Court today refused to block a congressional subpoena that demands internal documents from Backpage over how it screens ads for possible sex trafficking
EBay Germany is rolling out hotspots in shopping zones of 12 cities as part of its EBay Plus program, and to boost traffic.
Finland’s media group Alma Media chose AppNexus Publisher Suite as new ad-serving infrastructure for the group’s classified sites, news and lifestyle media.