By Chris Dawson August 23, 2017 - 11:00 am

You can now use Voice Control on eBay through Google Assistant

I've just been chatting with eBay but not in the manner you might expect. eBay ShopBot is now available on Google Assistant and can be activated by saying "Ask eBay....". ShopBot launched on Facebook messenger so seeing it on Google is a new innovation. It appears

Google’s options in response to the EU Commission fine

The more I read about Google's mega €2.4bn fine for promoting Google Shopping results over competitors the less sense it actually makes. There are several angles to consider The scourge of Comparison Shopping Sites Firstly, Google search results used to be littered with comparison shopping sites and

EU issues €2.4bn fine to Google Shopping for being anti-competitive

Google has been fined 2.42bn by the European Union Commission in regards to the Google Shopping service which it judges to e anti-competitive. The Commission has decreed that Google has abused its dominance by promoting its own shopping comparison service in search results. EU: "What Google

Google Manufacturer Centre: UK launch workshop

After writing about the Google Manufacture Center in the US earlier this week, we can now reveal the launch of the Google Manufacturer Centre in the UK. This means that all UK manufacturers who sell their products through retailers can upload rich information to ensure

Google Manufacturer Center for US manufacturers

If you're a manufacturer whose products are sold in the US, then you should be using Google Manufacturer Center which is designed to ensure your products are displayed with high quality and accurate product information. The proposition is that you upload your product information for

Apple to take on Amazon and Google with its new HomePod

Apple has announced it will be going the home AI unit arms race against Google and Amazon with the launch of its HomePod later in the year. According to Tim Cook, Apple CEO, the focus will be on music in the first instance: “Just like we

Payments coming to Google Home – Prepare for Google Home Shopping

Google have released a new Google Payment API, which lets people pay in app or online with any verified credit or debit card saved to their Google Account, via products like Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. For users, the option to pay with Google means

IKEA to make smart products compatible with Amazon, Google & Apple

Currently owning both an Amazon Echo and a Google Home device, one of the things that annoys me is the lack of compatibility and the cost of products for home automation. Either the cost is prohibitive or the solutions will only work with one of

Google Ads, Analytics and DoubleClick Announcements 23/5/17

Google are to announce new digital marketing enhancements later this month. If you want to learn how to grow your business with Google, there will be a Live Stream covering the Google Ads, Analytics and DoubleClick Announcements on Tuesday, May 23rd at 17:00 BST. Google Say: Join us

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7 hours ago
Tom: This is not a new program, it is just a rebrand. It was previously called Amazon...
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Chang: With split payment; Produce the purchase invoice for highest amount and claim back the VAT...
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Chang: The non UK sellers will find the way around it by using the reverse system. For...
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Paul: LOL, my eBay account is run as a Ltd Company (in England & Wales). I used...