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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
TechCrunch:
Wallapop and LetGo, two Craigslist rivals, merge to take on the U.S. market, raise $100M more   —  May 10, 2016, 5:56 amMay 10, 2016, 7:13 am  —  Consolidation is afoot in the online classifieds space as two popular startups born in Barcelona are in advanced talks to merge operations …
May 13, 2016, 1:05 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
eBay acquires AI and machine-learning company Expertmaker to help organize its listings   —  eBay boosts its big-data brain with Expertmaker buy  —  Expertmaker's AI and machine-learning software could help eBay organize its 900 million listings.
May 5, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
eBay beats expectations with Q1 revenue of $2.1B, up 4% YoY; with StubHub revenue of $177M up 34% YoY on growth in sports and concert tickets   —  eBay shares rise 5% after beating earnings expectations  —  eBay surpassed first quarter earnings expectations when it reported after the bell on Tuesday.
Apr 26, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context

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