Google-backed e-commerce giant JD.com’s c-to-b-to-c used goods platform PaiPai saw sales surge during its Singles' Day promotion. The site's used goods general manager Wang Yongliang 王永良 confirmed that sales for the promotional period (November 1-11) were up 254 percent over 2017.
Used-car marketplace Truebil has joined Google's Sand Hill project in India to enhance its technical and market potential.
Laila Dahlen, SVP Product and UX at Schibsted Marketplaces, will speak at AIM Group's AutosPlus18 conference in London on October 15 and 16. The AIM Group asked her a few questions ahead of the conference.
In Bangladesh, Google’s incubator program Area120 has officially launched an informal sector-focused jobs app Kormo, which means work, FutureStartup reported.
Catherine Faiers, director at Auto Trader UK, will speak at AutosPlus18 in London on October 15-16 sharing her thoughts about changing consumer behavior. She believes that the traditional concept of car ownership is coming to an end but people will still want to have exclusive access to a car for many years to come.
Sri Lankan talent sourcing startup XpressJobs.lk has introduced an online testing service to share recruitment responsibility with employers.
Alan Clark, head of motors at Trade Me Limited, will speak about the success his company has had in driving depth product revenues over the last few years at the AutosPlus18 conference. Those revenues have grown an average of 40 percent per year over the past three years, Clark said.
Google has launched a new Arabic language feature on its search homepage and app, making it easier for people to find jobs.
Koder has announced the public beta launch of its free mobile app for hiring freelance coders and rewarding them with a bounty. The idea is to reward coders for problem solving and speed, and cut out traditional hourly billing.
Google Cloud Job Discovery is now part of "Google Cloud Talent Solution" and includes “Job Search” and a new product “Profile Search.”