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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

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
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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 …

CES 2012: Ebay Projects $8 Billion In 2012 CES 2012: Ebay Projects $8 Billion In 2012

Ebay CEO John Donahoe announced at CES 2012 yesterday that “eBay is projecting 2012 global mobile gross merchandise volume (GMV) to surpass $8 billion.” As Zach Walton reported yesterday, Paypal also projects that its payment volume will be $7 billion …

CES 2012: eBay, PayPal Investing Heavily In Mobile Transactions CES 2012: eBay, PayPal Investing Heavily In Mobile Transactions

The mobile payment industry is booming and the eBay company is at the center of it. eBay was involved in two industry panels during CES that discussed the future of digital and mobile payment industries. The company was able to …

eBay Targeted By Class Action Suit Over Automatic Bidding
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eBay is the target of a new class action lawsuit over its automatic bidding (also referred to as “proxy bidding”) feature. The suit, led by a seller from Phoenix, alleges breach of contract on eBay’s part, as well as violations …

Scott Thompson Gone to Yahoo, What’s Next For PayPal? Scott Thompson Gone to Yahoo, What’s Next For PayPal?

As you may know, Yahoo announced that PayPal President Scott Thompson is its new CEO. That means he’s no longer going to be President of PayPal. This isn’t going to be a Jack Dorsey-like situation, where he has prominent roles …

Vendalism.com Is The New Free Alternative To eBay Vendalism.com Is The New Free Alternative To eBay
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When one wants to buy or sell something online, the first things that tend to come to mind are eBay or Craigslist. Out of those two, only Craigslist is free to list items for sale and lacks the tools that …

BillSafe Acquired By eBay BillSafe Acquired By eBay
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eBay announced that it has acquired BillSafe, a purchase-on-invoice technology provider. eBay will combine the technology with PayPal in Germany. eBay has owned a minority stake in BillSafe since October 2010. Now it owns the whole thing. eBay says BillSafe …

eBay’s Top Shopped List Reveals America’s Cultural Obsessions From 2011 eBay’s Top Shopped List Reveals America’s Cultural Obsessions From 2011
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You can tell a lot about someone by how they shop. In that same vein, can you also tell a lot about a country by how they shop? eBay has issued their 3rd-annual “Top Shopped” report, where they analyze all …

eBay and StubHub Acquire Zvents eBay and StubHub Acquire Zvents
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eBay acquired StubHub back in early 2007. Now StubHub has acquired Zvents. So, essentially, eBay has acquired Zvents. Zvents has over 3 million events, generated from 140,000 local marketers in its catalog. It gets 14 million monthly unique visitors. eBay’s …

Internet Sales Tax Returns to Congress; eBay Makes Their Case Internet Sales Tax Returns to Congress; eBay Makes Their Case
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eBay’s Todd Cohen made a spirited plea to the House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary earlier today against the proposed remote sales tax. Were the proposal to pass, Cohen fears that small businesses will suffer the most and, given …

eBay Acquires Hunch eBay Acquires Hunch
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eBay has acquired recommendation engine Hunch, with the aim of improving eBay’s personalized recommendations. Hunch has been around for a couple years now. The company’s stated mission is to “build a ‘taste graph’ of the entire web, connecting every person …

SOPA Meets Massive Resistance SOPA Meets Massive Resistance
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The Stop Online Piracy Act, or any of its many variations, something WebProNews has discussed before, is finally meeting a great deal of resistance as various online movements, and the long-awaited push back from entities like Google, Facebook, and Mozilla …

The Journey of John Henson’s Game-Worn Jersey The Journey of John Henson’s Game-Worn Jersey
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Last Friday, North Carolina and Michigan State played in the Carrier Classic, which took place on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson. Besides acting as the official start to the college basketball season, the game also acted a …

EBay Taps The Power Of Celebrity To Raise Money For Charity EBay Taps The Power Of Celebrity To Raise Money For Charity
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eBay is teaming up with various celebrities to build a charity auction destination that harnesses the power of celeb culture and uses it for good. You can already see evidence of our fascination with celebrities by performing a quick eBay …