Strong PayPal growth boosts eBay's 2Q profit

NEW YORK EBay said Wednesday that its second-quarter net income rose 6 percent, as strong growth from its PayPal payments business offset lower-than-expected revenue that was hampered by a global password reset after a cyberattack.

Hot Topics Recap: Super Bowl 46

NEW YORK—-Recap of Super Bowl related stories that have moved on Business Wire

Google offers free websites to Indian SMEs

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Google India has on Wednesday announced that it will offer free websites, domain and hosting services to Small and Medium Enterprises in India.

SouthCoast business in brief

NEW BEDFORD Greater Southeastern Mass. Labor Council AFL-CIO is planning a pair rallies at 5:30 p.m. Monday. (10 mins ago)

Nasdaq Omx’s Globenewswire Launches Diy Platform

NEW YORK — The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc,’s GlobeNewswire news and disclosure service today officially launched its DIY Do-It-Yourself platform at the PRSA 2010 International Conference. (6 hours ago)

Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference Nyc Presenter Profiles

NEW YORK—-Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference NYC takes place Sept. 13- 15, 2010 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Presenter profiles are listed. (8 hours ago)

Yodle Continues Innovation with Launch of Yodle Organic

NEW YORK—-Yodle, a leader in local online advertising, is proud to announce Yodle Organic , a new offering specifically designed to help local businesses build their web presence and generate more website traffic for less than $500 per month. (6 hours ago)

The XBRL Factor: Extensible Business Reporting Language is Here

NEW YORK—-Business Wire’s free award-winning webinar series will kick off the year with a tutorial on XBRL, Extensible Business Reporting Language, given by its resident experts Gary Purnhagen and Ali Paksima. (13 mins ago)

Gregg Castano Named Business Wire President

NEW YORK—-Gregg Castano, who has played a key role in Business Wire’s international expansion and whose analytical skills have helped identify promising new business opportunities, has been named president, Cathy Baron Tamraz, chief executive officer, said today. (53 mins ago)

Unistal diversifies into solutions biz globally

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Unistal Systems announced that it is repositioning itself for global growth. It is diversifying into solutions business across industry verticals leveraging on its software product and application development experience, spanning decade-and-a-half now. (2 hours ago)