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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
eBay launches Quick Sale, a smartphone trade-in site that guarantees sellers a minimum price, powered by eBay Valet to make the service more convenient   —  eBay today is launching a new program that aims to capitalize on the large number of older iPhones and other mobile devices poised to hit …
Sep 12, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
An Xiao Mina / Fusion:
How online platforms such as WeChat, Jindong, and Alibaba's eBay-like Taobao have boosted Shenzhen's already-thriving hardware startup ecosystem   —  Like most of us, Lei Gao finds exercise tedious.  The 33-year-old prefers playing video games on his smartphone, where he can score points alongside …
Sep 11, 2016, 9:40 PMIn context
Laura Dale / LetsPlayVideoGames.com:
Unreleased Sony PS4 Slim model reviewed: no performance improvements over standard PS4, is quieter, smaller, and comes with updated DualShock 4 controller   —  The console that hasn't even been announced yet is pretty great  —  Before we start this review, we must acknowledge the elephant in the room …
Aug 30, 2016, 1:00 PMIn context
Aaron Back / Wall Street Journal:
After announcing deal with Visa, PayPal stock had its biggest single day drop since splitting from eBay, as investors fear increased transaction costs   —  PayPal has gained access to Visa's mobile-payments system but given up a lot in return  —  PayPal has buried the hatchet with Visa, but the peace has come at a great cost.
Jul 25, 2016, 9:55 AMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
eBay slightly beats Q2 estimates on revenues of $2.2B and earnings of $437M, announces $2.5B share buyback   —  eBay said its board approved an additional $2.5 billion share repurchase program, which likely helped its shares pop around six percent in after market trading.
Jul 20, 2016, 5:00 PMIn context
Steven Loeb / VatorNews:
eBay acquires predictive analytics company SalesPredict for its machine learning and natural language processing expertise and tech   —  eBay will be putting the SalesPredict team to work on understanding what inventory to show customers  —  For eBay, one of the company's most important initiatives …
Jul 11, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Elad Blog:
Tech VCs, to their own detriment, are increasingly investing in businesses that aren't software-driven   —  One sign that technology markets often exhibit at the tail end of a cycle is a fast diversification of the types of startups getting funded.  For example, following the core internet boom …
Jul 6, 2016, 11:25 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
eBay starts using Google's AMP technology on its mobile site to load pages faster; around 8 million AMP pages are now live   —  Ecommerce company eBay today announced that it has started using the Google-led open source Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) technology for more quickly displaying webpages on end users' mobile devices.
Jul 1, 2016, 11:45 AMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
How PayPal is trying to catch up in digital payments space after losing ground under eBay   —  After a lost decade, the newly independent company is making big investments again.  —  During the gloomy spring of 2009, few tech companies were under a darker cloud than online auction giant eBay ebay .
Jun 12, 2016, 5:20 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
eBay buys Spain's Ticketbis for $165M to expand StubHub into Europe, Latin America, Asia   —  While EBay continues to build out its core marketplace for physical goods, it's also investing to expand its other businesses and brands, too.  Today the company announced that it has acquired Ticketbis …
May 24, 2016, 5:40 AMIn context

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