The feature effectively turns Google into an e-commerce platform for retail operators.More details over here.
The move could put the organisation into direct competition with eBay and the Craigslist online classifieds network by offering merchants the option of hosting product descriptions and using Google Base to handle the transactions.
"For buyers, this feature will provide a convenient and secure way to purchase Google Base items by credit card. For sellers, this feature integrates transaction processing with Google Base item management," two Google managers said in a posting on the Google Base Blog.
Google rolls out payment service for Base
Posted on Tuesday, February 28 2006 @ 23:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck