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eBay Now Lets Users Get Items Within An Hour eBay Now Lets Users Get Items Within An Hour
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eBay is testing a new same-day shipping service called eBay Now in San Francisco. Presumably, if successful, it will expand to more areas. Merchants in the test group (which includes Postmates, TaskRabbit and Uber) can reportedly offer the service to …

Anonymous Announces #OpAnonTrademark In Retaliation To French eBay Store Anonymous Announces #OpAnonTrademark In Retaliation To French eBay Store
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Well, that didn’t take long. Earlier today, we brought you a story of how one French retailer had trademarked the Anonymous logo for his own use. He is using the faceless man logo and the slogan on a variety of …

Will Anonymous Allow Their Logo To Be Trademarked? Will Anonymous Allow Their Logo To Be Trademarked?
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The Anonymous logo is one of the defining images of our generation. Whether you agree with them or not, Anonymous has had a profound impact on the Internet. That’s why it’s interesting that Anonymous hasn’t tried to monetize their image. …

Selling Soul on eBay: Woman Will Part With Hers for $2000 Selling Soul on eBay: Woman Will Part With Hers for $2000
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Selling souls on eBay is nothing new. During the auction websites’ earlier years, you could purchase objects like this all the time. In addition to souls, people would bid on everything from ghosts to haunted objects to demonic babydolls, though, …

T3Media Allows You to Sell Your Original Photos and Videos online with Paya T3Media Allows You to Sell Your Original Photos and Videos online with Paya

Tese days everybody is looking for a way to make some extra cash. Some people have a yard sale or sell things on ebay. Others are looking for a more unique way to get paid. T3Media out of Denver is …

Ebay Stalls Efforts Forcing Tracking on Top-Rated Sellers Ebay Stalls Efforts Forcing Tracking on Top-Rated Sellers
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It was supposed to start June 20th, but Ebay is stalling on efforts to force top-rated sellers to monitor tracking time for at least 90% of their transactions. According to a release by Ebay’s vice president of seller development, sellers …

Kobe Bryant H-O-R-S-E eBay Auction Winner Goes Big Kobe Bryant H-O-R-S-E eBay Auction Winner Goes Big

You might remember the Kobe Bryant eBay auction from May of this year (2012) where Bryant’s game-worn plastic face mask was offered. The winning bidder wound up paying $67,100 for the right to own the Lakers’ star’s Phantom of the …

Prototype iPad With Two Dock Connectors Sells For $10,200 Prototype iPad With Two Dock Connectors Sells For $10,200
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In the weeks and months leading up to the unveiling of the original iPad in 2010, there were all sorts of rumors about what Apple’s tablet device: what it might look like, what sort of features it might have, how …

Olympic Torches on eBay Olympic Torches on eBay

Apparently the Olympics are more than just a time to show pride in one’s country. British Olympic torchbearers are selling the torches for a profit of up to $237,000 on eBay. 8,000 people were chosen to be torchbearers because of …

eBay Opens New Office in Bangalore eBay Opens New Office in Bangalore
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According to the PayPal official blog, eBay is set to open a Global Development Center in Bangalore, India, which is projected to bring roughly 1,000 new jobs to the area over the next three years. India, increasingly “touchy” in regards …

Wal-Mart, eBay Try Out New Search Engines Wal-Mart, eBay Try Out New Search Engines
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Reuters is reporting today that both EBay and Wal-Mart are replacing their outdated search engines in order to compete with online retailers such as Amazon. The report states that eBay will soon implement a new search engine it is calling …

Righthaven Copyrights (Including Porn Titles) Being Auctioned on eBay Righthaven Copyrights (Including Porn Titles) Being Auctioned on eBay

17 Righthaven copyrights are being auctioned off on eBay today. I’m not going to rehash the entire Righthaven saga here, but if you’re unfamiliar with the story, Righthaven with the business model of purchasing copyrights and suing people. They have …

eBay Releases App v2.0 for iPad eBay Releases App v2.0 for iPad

Internet auction giant eBay has just released it app for iPad version 2.0, presently available at the Apple iTunes store, allowing users to better sell, search, bid, buy, browse and pay in an interface built around the tablet. Below is …

Kobe Bryant Puts His Mask on eBay For Charity Kobe Bryant Puts His Mask on eBay For Charity

During the NBA’s All Star game, Kobe Bryant’s nose was broken by a Dwyane Wade when the Heat guard hit him with an unnecessarily hard foul, especially for a meaningless exhibition game. Wade’s foul was so hard, it also gave …

WHERE Ads Rebranded as PayPal Media Network WHERE Ads Rebranded as PayPal Media Network
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PayPal’s official blog has just announced that it’s WHERE advertising platform has been rebranded as the PayPal Media Network. Roughly a year ago, eBay acquired local commerce company WHERE, one of the largest mobile location-based advertising networks, and the name …

Merchants To Get More Out of eBay’s E-Commerce Platform X.Commerce Merchants To Get More Out of eBay’s E-Commerce Platform X.Commerce
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We spoke with Matthew Mengerink, VP and GM of eBay’s x.commerce, which offers merchants an e-commerce platform using the “fabric of eBay” and its various products to essentially be the ultimate set of APIs and tools for e-commerce (though it …

Ultraviolet Code Crackdown Starting on eBay Ultraviolet Code Crackdown Starting on eBay
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In an attempt to get consumers to start investing their disposable income on packaged media again, Hollywood studios have embraced the Ultraviolet format, which essentially allows users to watch the movies they purchase on any device that supports the cloud-based …

eBay’s First Quarter Forecasts Continuation of Year Over Year Profits eBay’s First Quarter Forecasts Continuation of Year Over Year Profits
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eBay Inc. was pleased to report today that revenue for Q1FY12 increased 29% to $3.3 billion, compared to the same period of 2011. They recorded Q1 net income on a GAAP basis of $570 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, …

eBay, USPS Innovate Shipping for Retailers eBay, USPS Innovate Shipping for Retailers

eBay was recognized by the U.S. Postal Service for technology and financial innovation on Monday, after systematically developing a setup on its platform that allows sellers to bill and ship faster. Users of eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, are …

eBay to Inform Sellers of Protection from Buyers eBay to Inform Sellers of Protection from Buyers

eBay Inc. will commence informing sellers of proactive protection from buyers, beginning April 3rd, and every month thereafter, according to an official message from the eBay announcement board. eBay proactively protects sellers from unfair or undeserved feedback, as well as …

New PayPal President David Marcus Talks About Past, Present & Future New PayPal President David Marcus Talks About Past, Present & Future

In case you’d like to know a bit more about the new president of PayPal, eBay’s Richard Brewer-Hay posted an interview with David Marcus on the eBay Ink blog for that very reason. News of Marcus’ appointment to the President …