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  • Scott Thompson brings tech background to Yahoo 05-01-2012 09:01 AM

    New York: Scott Thompson isn't an obvious pick to lead Yahoo, but he brings to the struggling Internet company expertise in technology and operations. Whether that's enough will be determined in the coming weeks and months. Thompson, the head of eBay Inc.'s PayPal online payments business, was named Yahoo's CEO,...
  • Facebook executive joins eBay board 30-09-2011 02:56 PM

    San Jose: Facebook's head of mobile marketing has joined the board of directors of eBay Inc, expanding the size of the board. The executive, Katie Mitic, oversees new product and platform development at Facebook for developers and businesses. Before working at Facebook, Mitic held different positions at Palm and Yahoo...
  • Small towns, villages driving online trade: eBay 29-09-2011 02:50 PM

    Mumbai: Small towns are contributing up to 40 per cent of all e-commerce transactions in the country on the back of increasing broadband penetration, taking the overall growth of online shopping to 45 per cent from 30 per cent earlier, e-commerce company eBay India said here. "Shopping online has become...
  • eBay builds new division to woo developers 17-09-2011 01:06 PM

    San Francisco: eBay Inc is building a new division to woo developers and attract more merchants as the company tries to emulate the success of Apple Inc's iOS platform in the e-commerce world. eBay's main business is still its giant online marketplaces, which bring shoppers and sellers together. The company's...
  • eBay employees under criminal probe 14-09-2011 11:15 AM

    San Francisco: US prosecutors have launched a criminal probe into whether eBay Inc employees took confidential information from classified ad website Craigslist as eBay sought to build a rival service, a copy of a grand jury subpoena obtained by Reuters shows. The two companies have been feuding for years in...
  • PayPal going offline, targets big retailers 21-07-2011 01:51 PM

    San Francisco: eBay Inc's PayPal business has become one of the largest online payment systems, but its now heading offline, Chief Executive John Donahoe said in the wake of the e-commerce company's quarterly results on Wednesday. "We intend to help retailers grow their businesses offline in the same way we...
  • eBay's marketplace turnaround gains momentum 19-07-2011 11:45 AM

    San Francisco: eBay Inc has been trying to revive its main marketplace business for at least a year and quarterly results from the e-commerce company this week may show those efforts are paying off. "After several quarters of share losses in the US, eBay's marketplace business has been showing signs...
  • PayPal to end partnership with Alibaba 04-06-2011 12:48 PM

    Shanghai: eBay's online payment unit, PayPal, will end its year-old partnership with AliExpress, the wholesale website of Alibaba.com, from early August, PayPal said on Friday. "PayPal remains deeply committed to China by providing Chinese merchants access to a safer and easier way to sell to millions of our users all...
  • eBay and PayPal sue Google 27-05-2011 12:50 PM

    New York: eBay and its online payment unit, PayPal Inc, on Thursday sued Google Inc and two executives for stealing trade secrets related to mobile payment systems. The two executives, Osama Bedier and Stephanie Tilenius, were formerly with PayPal and led the launch on Thursday of Google's own mobile payment...
  • Boy, 7, almost buys fighter jet on eBay 04-02-2011 03:02 PM

    Sydney: A seven-year-old British boy nearly bought a real-life Harrier fighter jet for $ 113,515 via online shopping. The boy hit the "buy it now" button to purchase the fighter jet, which was put on sale at the online store eBay. But his father quickly apologised to the sellers, saying...
  • HydroCar goes on sale on eBay for $777,777 11-01-2011 11:21 AM

    New York: An inventor who transformed a 1959 milk tank truck into an amphibious car and drove it around the world wants to give someone else a similar chance -- for a mere $ 777,777. Rick Dobbertin created another vehicle that drives on land and water, a school bus yellow...
  • Bid now to work out with Salman Khan! 21-09-2010 11:17 AM

    eBay is auctioning a private gym session with the Bollywood hunk and the money will go to a charity. ...
  • Skype founders sue eBay, investors 17-09-2009 05:48 PM

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  • Forbes India: For the love of shopping 10-09-2009 01:55 AM

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  • Heartbroken Brit auctions 'entire life' on eBay 23-06-2008 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian cricket board's (BCCI) working committee on Tuesday decided to take a final call on the fate of the IPL franchisee, Deccan Chargers on September 15 in Chennai. The working committee met here in the capital to discuss about finding a prospective buyer as the current owner,...
  • Man sells historic papers on ebay, held 29-01-2008 10:13 PM

    Sydney: Australia are confident that the majority of their six injured players will be fit to take part in the tour of Sri Lanka which begins in August. Australia will play three tests, five one-day internationals and two Twenty20 matches against the World Cup finalists with former captain Ricky Ponting...
  • Unwanted Christmas gifts sell well on eBay 30-12-2007 03:46 PM

    Nagpur: Under fire for persisting with a struggling Piyush Chawla in the ongoing World Cup, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday said he was not bothered by what critics say as long as as he thought he was taking honest decisions. Former players from India and abroad have criticised...
  • Anna Nicole's diaries sell for $500,000 24-03-2007 11:57 AM

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  • How to live life without Internet 25-01-2007 08:38 AM

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  • This woman's selling snow on eBay 31-12-2006 04:45 PM

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