All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘eBay’

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 be able to take a few pictures wearing the shoes (both shoes)…different angles. Send picture to me in message,” asked …

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eBay Launches eBay Now For The Desktop

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 items delivered to a specified location. eBay says this usually happens within the hour. Until now, eBay Now has only …

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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 site. No, not the Academy Award-winning film, but the actual list – one of only 4 remaining copies. The bidding …

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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 quarter increased by 14 percent to $3.9 billion. It’s net income during the last quarter was $640 million, or $0.49 …

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eBay Gives $1000 to Dad Whose Toddler Accidentally Bought a Car, Wins Today’s PR Trophy

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 in something unwanted. Like an old car, maybe? That’s exactly what happened to Paul Stoute. His 14-month-old daughter, Sorella, accidentally …

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Aaron Hernandez Currently Not In General Population, Is Big On eBay

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 Bristol County Jail for the murder of Odin Lloyd while waiting for his trial to begin, has not been allowed …

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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 little over a year ago, when news came out that both eBay and shopping rival Walmart having new search engines …

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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. Transaction fees are displayed chronologically, and can be set to display the item number. The new invoice also provides a …

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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 the company. Reuters first reported on the upcoming windows, indicating that the screens will sell 30 items from Kate Spade …

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You Can Buy NYC Psychiatric Center’s Morgue Fridge on eBay, You Know, If That’s Your Thing

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 Center is looking to get rid of a giant refrigerator. It’s 6 feet wide x 8 feet deep x 6 …

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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 drum up some fundraising support. The Hill reports that Paul will be meeting with Google, Facebook and eBay this week. …

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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 you are interested in trying to bake, you might be able to see the recipe. If someone posts an interesting …

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