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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 …

David Marcus Named PayPal President At eBay David Marcus Named PayPal President At eBay
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PayPal has a new President, and his name is David Marcus. He’s been with the company since last year. He came over when PayPal acquired Zong, and became PayPal’s VP of Mobile. eBay CEO John Donahoe writes on the PayPal …

EBay Blocks the Sale of Sugar Substitute EBay Blocks the Sale of Sugar Substitute

Internet auctioneer eBay blocked the global sale of Sorbitol yesterday, a sugar substitute that has been blamed for the death of a medical patient in Italy. As a subject in a food intolerance test being conducted in a private clinic …

eBay Sells Rent.com To Primedia eBay Sells Rent.com To Primedia

eBay has sold Rent.com to Primedia, which also owns ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, RentalHouses.com and NewHomeGuide.com. The property search site should fit right in. eBay says Rent.com had “limited synergies” with its core business, and that the company is “focusing on enabling …

PayPal Bringing Its Services To China And India PayPal Bringing Its Services To China And India

PayPal is one of the largest names in the online payment industry. It makes it super easy to make online transactions across national borders. Making the transactions with other people within your borders is a bit trickier if you happen …

StubHub Launched In The UK StubHub Launched In The UK

eBay launched StubHub, its secondary ticketing service, in the United Kingdom today. This marks the first international expansion for StubHub. The company is positioning it as an attept to “shake up the UK ticketing market”. The company will sell tickets …

PayPal Here: PayPal’s Square Competitor is Here PayPal Here: PayPal’s Square Competitor is Here

We previously reported on rumors that PayPal was getting ready to launch a Square competitor. Now, the rumors have become reality, as today, PayPal unveiled PayPal Here. Like Square, it comes with a card reader you plug into your smartphone …

PayPal Digital Wallet Unveiled At SXSW: Here’s 20 Minutes Of Demo PayPal Digital Wallet Unveiled At SXSW: Here’s 20 Minutes Of Demo
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PayPal introduced a new digital wallet today at SXSW. “This is the future of what PayPal is going to be looking like over the coming months,” PayPal VP, Global Product & Experience, Sam Shrauger declares. He actually discussed the offering …

eBay, StubHub Acquire Peekspy, Fanvenues eBay, StubHub Acquire Peekspy, Fanvenues
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eBay’s StubHub has acquired Peekspy, makers of the Fanvenues 3D mapping service. On its site, FanVenues calls itself “The Google of seat views for sports and concert fans.” OK. I guess that means the place where people go to search …

The Best Places to Sell an iPad 2 The Best Places to Sell an iPad 2

With many users upgrading to the New iPad, Digital Trends has provided some tips on how to get the most out of selling one’s iPad 2. With Apple’s unveiling of the new iPad yesterday, values of older models are going …

George Washington Chicken McNugget Gets $8K On eBay George Washington Chicken McNugget Gets $8K On eBay
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A 3 year old chicken McNugget from McDonalds that resembles George Washington sold for $8,100 on Ebay. Rebekah Speight of Dakota City,Nebraska sold the McNugget to raise money for a drive to raise $15,000 and send 50 children to summer …

iPad Trade-Ins on eBay Rising iPad Trade-Ins on eBay Rising

eBay has stated that customers are trading in their first and second generation iPads ten times more than they were last February, likely in anticipation of Apple’s release of its iPad 3. eBay said it received 125K tablet trade-in offers …

Jeremy Lin’s Boxers Up For Grabs On eBay Jeremy Lin’s Boxers Up For Grabs On eBay

I’m just as tired of all the Linsanity jokes as I’m sure you are, in fact, I’m more tired of the Jeremy Lin jokes than I am of the hype that surrounds him. I don’t care that ESPN spends the …

eBay Announces New Partnerships eBay Announces New Partnerships

Today at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, eBay announced new partnerships with Three.co.uk, Yotal and Entradas, and unveiled new mobile app updates that enhance mobile commerce capabilities. eBay and Three.co.uk have paired up to deliver Android devices preloaded with …

Linsanity Continues on eBay Linsanity Continues on eBay

I just… I can’t accidentally the word I’m thinking of to describe my dismay. Believe it or not, I actually get the hype surrounding Jeremy Lin. I really do. He’s singlehandedly provided some much-needed fresh air to a New York …

WHI Solutions Acquired By eBay [Breaking] WHI Solutions Acquired By eBay [Breaking]

eBay just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire WHI Solutions, which provides software and digital catalog solutions for auto parts distributors and retailers. eBay’s Richard Brewer-Hay writes about the acquisition on the eBay Ink blog, which explains …

Sony Playstation Vita £199.99 on eBay Sony Playstation Vita £199.99 on eBay
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Sony is releasing it’s Playstation Vita in the U.S. and Canada on Febuary 22nd, and eBay is teaming up with Zavvi to offer a pre-order deal of £199.99. The Vita is region-free, so one can get it a little early …

Man Finds 26K in Safe Bought on eBay Man Finds 26K in Safe Bought on eBay
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Canoga Park, California eBay seller James Labrecque always states in his auctions that “WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET,” all-caps. Well, in one of his recent auctions, $26,000 was included in what the buyer got. A Bartlett, TN eBay …

eBay Contrasts: Infographic eBay Contrasts: Infographic

Popular buying/selling/auction site eBay recently released an infographic detailing the contrasts between those who have and haven’t used the site. The information and the details are pretty surprising to read. According to eBay’s blog, the site used what is referred …

Joe Paterno Memorial Tickets Pulled From eBay Joe Paterno Memorial Tickets Pulled From eBay
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Some people looking to cash in on the death of Joe Paterno are out of luck, as eBay has pulled multiple listings offering tickets to the Penn State coach’s public memorial service. On Thursday, Penn State plans to hold a …

eBay & Amazon Tussle Over Online Sales Tax – Again eBay & Amazon Tussle Over Online Sales Tax – Again
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The 7th Annual State of the Net Conference commenced today featuring leading Internet policy gurus and discussion panels focusing on privacy/security issues, telecommunications regulation and similar topics. One episode of head-butting occurred between representatives of eBay and Amazon over the …