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eBay Buys Digital Marketplace Bureau of Trade eBay Buys Digital Marketplace Bureau of Trade

eBay announced on Friday that it has acquired digital marketplace Bureau of Trade. Founder Michael Phillips Moskowitz will join the eBay Marketplaces team. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. eBay says on its blog: This year, eBay enhanced its …

The Heisenberg Mask Bryan Cranston Wore at Comic-Con Is Now on eBay The Heisenberg Mask Bryan Cranston Wore at Comic-Con Is Now on eBay
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I’m sure you recall this year’s Comic-Con, where Bryan Cranston did that awesome thing where he put on a lifelike, rubber Heisenberg (Walter White) mask and walked around the floor for a couple of hours. Everybody thought it was just …

eBay Buys Payments Platform Braintree For $800 Million eBay Buys Payments Platform Braintree For $800 Million

eBay announced that it is acquiring payments platform Braintree for about $800 million in cash. Braintree powers payments on OpenTable, Airbnb, TaskRabbit and Uber, and will continue to operate as a separate service under PayPal. “Braintree is a perfect fit …

eBay Launches New Enterprise Commerce Offerings eBay Launches New Enterprise Commerce Offerings

eBay has introduced a new suite of commerce technologies, which is made up of two modules called Exchange Platform and Interfaces & Tools. “Retailers and brands understand the importance of having industry-leading capabilities across their entire value chain to support …

PayPal Could Be On To Something Huge With Beacon PayPal Could Be On To Something Huge With Beacon
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It’s hard to tell what’s going to work in the payments space. There have been a lot of interesting ideas over the years, but they haven’t always translated into the revolutionary game-changers that they could. PayPal’s new product – Beacon …

eBay Launches “Activate Now” Feature To Help Vendors Save eBay Launches “Activate Now” Feature To Help Vendors Save

The popular auction site of eBay is one of the world’s best-known auction sites where millions of people each day visit the site to browse and/or bid on various books, music, collectibles, antiques, and electronics. eBay is great for the …

You Will Soon Be Able To Buy A Firefox OS Smartphone Through eBay You Will Soon Be Able To Buy A Firefox OS Smartphone Through eBay

Have the Firefox OS launches across Europe and South America left you wanting your own alternative mobile OS? Unfortunately for you, Mozilla has yet to announce a solid release date for its new mobile OS in North America, and best …

Scammer Sells Online iPhone-Shopper Two ‘Apples’ Scammer Sells Online iPhone-Shopper Two ‘Apples’
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Someone basically pulled the ol’ “Oh, so you want a new Apple for Christmas” dad trick on an unsuspecting online shopper in Brisbane, Australia last week. According to police, a 21-year-old woman was shocked to find that the two new …

Man Fulfills Odd eBay Request for Pics of Wife’s Feet

Today, the internet has one truly disappointed foot fetishist. Redditor Ferenginar’s wife decided to sell a pair of shoes on eBay, only to be hounded by one potential buyer’s odd requests for photos of her wearing said shoes. “Would you …

eBay Launches eBay Now For The Desktop eBay Launches eBay Now For The Desktop
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eBay announced today that its local shopping service eBay Now, previously only available in mobile app form, is now launching on the desktop. The service lets customers look at products from stores, place an order online, and then have the …

Schindler’s List (the Actual Thing) Is Now for Sale on eBay Schindler’s List (the Actual Thing) Is Now for Sale on eBay

If you’re a history buff with a few million dollars sitting around, you can buy one of the most famous lists in history – on eBay. Schindler’s List, or the List of Schindlerjuden, is now up for auction on the …

eBay Has A Strong Second Quarter, Pulls In $3.9 Billion In Revenue eBay Has A Strong Second Quarter, Pulls In $3.9 Billion In Revenue

eBay has been doing pretty well for itself over the last few years. It’s latest financial results report doesn’t disappoint as the online auction house has reported another quarter of increased revenue. On Wednesday, eBay reported revenue for the second …

eBay Gives $1000 to Dad Whose Toddler Accidentally Bought a Car, Wins Today’s PR Trophy eBay Gives $1000 to Dad Whose Toddler Accidentally Bought a Car, Wins Today’s PR Trophy
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We all know it’s dangerous to give your toddler your smartphone. Beyond the chance that they may just hurl it against a wall or something, you have to assume that all of that random button pushing is going to result …

Aaron Hernandez Currently Not In General Population, Is Big On eBay
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Perhaps neither one of the following should come as a surprise, but for some reason, the eBay thing does, at least for me. According to reports, Aaron “Watch How Fast Someone Can Fall” Hernandez, who is being held at the …

eBay Ups Its Search Game With Cassini eBay Ups Its Search Game With Cassini

eBay has a new search engine powering the results on its site, and from the sound of it, it’s a huge step up from the search experience of years past. It’s called Cassini, and we first heard about it a …

eBay Redesigns The Seller Invoice eBay Redesigns The Seller Invoice

eBay announced that sellers will get its new seller invoice this month. The new design, ebay says, lets sellers more clearly display their fees as well as discounts, credits and promotions received, so they can quickly how much is saved. …

eBay Experiments With ‘Shoppable Windows’ In New York eBay Experiments With ‘Shoppable Windows’ In New York

eBay has been beta testing “shoppable windows” for physical retail stores for several months, and will officially launch the first ones in Manhattan this Saturday. While this is only a month-long experiment, it could turn into something much bigger for …

You Can Buy NYC Psychiatric Center’s Morgue Fridge on eBay, You Know, If That’s Your Thing
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If you have a giant garage and do a lot of wild game hunting, or if you want to throw a really cool party – this eBay listing may be right up your alley. It appears that the Manhattan Psychiatric …

Rand Paul Heads To Silicon Valley On Fundraising Trip Rand Paul Heads To Silicon Valley On Fundraising Trip

Rand Paul already made it clear that he’s a friend of tech businesses when he defended Apple during a tax hearing last week. Now the Kentucky senator is heading to the heart of Silicon Valley to see if he can …

Pinterest Adds Relevant Info To Pins, Gives ‘Pin It’ Button To Mobile Apps Pinterest Adds Relevant Info To Pins, Gives ‘Pin It’ Button To Mobile Apps

Pinterest has introduced what it refers to as “more useful pins”. Essentially, they’re adding relevant information to certain types of pins so people can take action on the pins that they like. For example, if you see some cookies that …

eBay Seller Sues Buyer Over Negative Feedback eBay Seller Sues Buyer Over Negative Feedback
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UPDATE: There are a few new wrinkles in the case. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Let’s say you left a negative review on eBay. Maybe the seller wasn’t prompt in delivery, or maybe they weren’t completely honest about the product. Whatever. At what …