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I think Amazon is more or less doing what you want. Check out this link for example, http://www.amazon.com/Sorcerers-Apprentice-Nicolas-Cage/dp/B002ZG99KO/ref=sr_tr_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1278528100&sr=1-1 for the Movie the Sorcerer's Apprentice (a movie coming out soon). If you login to your Amazon account you can add a notification request of ...
You can use Amazon Payments to send money. Send money to your friends and family using the payment information in your Amazon.com account. You can send money to their e-mail address or U.S. mobile number online or via your mobile phone. And there is no FEE (unlike paypal): Is there a fee for using Amazon WebPay? No, there is no charge to send ...
Using Facebook Payment Facebook owns a payment system available through the API to any developer wishing to earn money. Facebook Payments is a payment system that offers a safe, easy and fast way to pay for digital and virtual goods in games and apps across Facebook. Source: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/payments/build/ This payment system ...
There doesn't appear to be a way to do this other than by scripting. This seems like a good suggestion to put to Amazon though.
You can search a particular site with Google, Yahoo!, Bing, Ask.com, and many other search engines with the site: operator. For instance, to search amazon.com for music, you'd enter the following in the search query box: site:amazon.com music
Personally I like pricegrabber and nextag. http://www.pricegrabber.com http://www.nextag.com/
These are Web Bugs or Web Beacons. Companies use a combination of ads, cookies, and tracking images to share your browsing/shopping activities and habits with other customers within their ad network.
The latter. It is simply used to get a rough idea of how many people are interested in it. Once there are 200 requests, you get an email from Massdrop informing you that you can now purchase the product.
First of all, try blocking Third-Party Cookies. Most of these retargeting ads are run by scripts that won't be able to drop their own cookies if they aren't from the same domain as the site you're visiting. There are a few more things you can do, depending on your choice of browser. Adblock-type plugins (available for Chrome or Firefox) will often block the ...
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No, there is no way to do this currently though it might be possible through the API.
There's Moneybookers.com. They do have fees, but they don't appear to be too bad, and they are one of the few things that EBay directly supports (in addition to PayPal). I've not used them yet, but I have an account and plan to use them for future EBay sales to see how they work out.
You could use SpringPad to capture the product page you have found. This webapp will recognize the product and additional data about it including the price and will store it for you in the form of notes similar to Evernote
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