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Man Tries To Sell Stolen Brains On eBay

There have been some interesting items sold on the auction site eBay, but what David Charles sold on the site, took things to a whole new level of weird. Charles, 21, allegedly stole more than 60 jars of brain and other human tissues in October from a warehouse space at the Indiana Medical History Museum. David Charles apparently broke into …

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Man Sells Stolen Brains On Ebay, Is Busted In Sting

A man accused of breaking into the Indiana Medical History Museum multiple times last year to steal organs has been caught, thanks to an eBay buyer who became suspicious of his newly acquired brains. 21-year old David Charles allegedly sold six jars full of grey matter to a San Diego man via eBay for $600 (plus $70 shipping), and the …

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Kim Kardashian Defends Her eBay Auction

Last month, Kim Kardashian created an eBay auction and said that she would be donating a portion of the proceeds to the Philippine typhoon victims. What seemed like a sincere gesture quickly stirred controversy after it was reported that only ten percent of the earnings would be donated. She started out by explaining the auction on her personal website saying: …

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Is Amazon’s Drone Delivery a ‘Long-Term Fantasy’?

Although Amazon claims that one day unmanned delivery drones will be “as normal as mail trucks,” one high-profile CEO isn’t really buying into it yet. eBay CEO John Donahoe is skeptical, and thinks that delivery drones are a “long-term fantasy.” In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Donahoe was asked about Amazon’s recent announcement that they want to start delivering small …

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Teen Pays $735 For A Photo Of An Xbox One On eBay

For only £450 ($735), Peter Clatworthy, a 19-year-old student of Bilborough, Nottingham, United Kingdom, thought he was going to get an Xbox One. He didn’t. Instead, Clatworthy ended up paying the hefty price on eBay for a picture of the new video game console. The console was intended to be a surprise Christmas gift for his four-year old son, McKenzie, …

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Kim Kardashian eBay Auction For Typhoon Victims

It is no secret that Kim Kardashian is a multi-millionaire, so when she announced that she would be donating a portion of her earnings from her eBay auction to the victims of the Philippines typhoon, it sounded like an awesome idea. However, as the saying goes, “when it sounds too good to be true…it usually is.” Only ten percent of …

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Magento Becomes Part Of eBay Enterprise

eBay announced that it has merged Magento and eBay Enterprise into a single business unit, and will create new opportunities for Magento merchants, partners and developers. eBay Senior VP for Strategy and Business, Mark Lavelle, is moving over to eBay Enterprise to lead the newly formed Product Strategy organization at the company. He will report to Christopher Saridakis, president of …

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Is eBay Trying To Be Something That It’s Not?

This week, eBay announced the launch of some new personalization and curation features for the eBay Marketplace, and that it is expanding its efforts in local commerce, including the extension of its eBay Now delivery service into 25 new markets by the end of the year. Will these offerings keep sellers around and buyers interested in shopping with the ecommerce …

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eBay Earnings Released, Revenue Up 14%

eBay just released its Q3 earnings report with a 14% year-over-year increase in revenue to $3.9 billion and net income (GAAP) of $689 million. PalPal on its own generated $1.6 billion, up 19% year-over-year. It also gained 5 million active registered accounts, ending the quarter with 137 million, up 17%. President and CEO John Donahoe said, “We delivered strong third …

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Ugly Painting of Old Lady Bewilders British Couple

Winchester, England couple Sue and Keith Webb recently received an unexpected package containing an oil painting of an ugly woman. The perplexed couple aren’t very fond of the piece – Keith said, “it’s a painting of such a horrid old crone, my wife won’t have it in the house.” The painting arrived in a package with no return address or …

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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 homepage and unveiled a more personal way to shop the site. To continue this focus on tailored shopping experiences, Moskowitz …

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The Heisenberg Mask Bryan Cranston Wore at Comic-Con Is Now on eBay

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 some dude in a really awesome Heisenberg mask, but it was actually Bryan Cranston. How freaking cool was that? He …

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