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Michael J. de la Merced / New York Times:
EBay Settles Board Fight With Icahn   —  It began as the biggest hedge fund fight of the year, but is ending with a quiet truce.  —  EBay announced on Thursday that it had reached a settlement with the billionaire Carl C. Icahn, putting an end to an often bitter feud between the two sides.
Apr 10, 2014, 9:10 AMIn context
Pankaj Mishra / TechCrunch:
India's Flipkart Nears $330M Myntra Deal, As Common Investors Push To Fight Amazon, eBay   —  India's biggest e-commerce company, Flipkart, is in the final stages of completing a merger deal with the country's fast growing online fashion retailer Myntra, in what could potentially create …
Apr 9, 2014, 7:05 AMIn context
Jon Southurst / CoinDesk:
eBay Adds New ‘Virtual Currency’ Category to US Site   —  eBay's main US site has introduced a category for ‘Virtual Currency’, with listings for dozens of bitcoin and altcoin-related activities - including shares in mining operations.  —  Although eBay is still not accepting bitcoin as an official payment …
Apr 4, 2014, 11:45 PMIn context
Charles Arthur / Guardian:
Wearables: one-third of consumers abandoning devices   —  Hundreds of Galaxy Gear smartwatches are listed on eBay barely six months after launch.  Why isn't the wearable tech market taking off?  —  The advert was blunt: a second-hand Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch for sale, priced at “£100 ONO”.
Apr 2, 2014, 6:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
eBay Fires Off Another Anti-Icahn Missive To Convince Shareholders To Hold On To PayPal   —  As eBay's May 13 annual stockholders' meeting approaches, the e-commerce giant has published another letter to shareholders to drive home its opposition to activist investor Carl Icahn …
Mar 25, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Paypal's in-app ‘Pay at Table’ and ‘Order Ahead’ now available in UK and Australia   —  PayPal Expands Its In-App Pay At Table And Order Ahead Services In UK  —  It's still very early days for mobile payments, with the vast majority of consumers still not convinced …
Mar 21, 2014, 4:35 AMIn context
Rachel King / ZDNet:
Icahn's latest tip: eBay should sell 20 percent of PayPal via IPO   —  Summary: The American business magnate published yet another open letter to eBay shareholders on Wednesday.  —  Carl Icahn won't give up on nagging eBay over selling PayPal (among many other things) …
Mar 19, 2014, 2:30 PMIn context
Eric Blattberg / VentureBeat:
PayPal mends fences with crowdfunders with revised policies   —  Image Credit: Illustration by Eric Blattberg / VentureBeat  —  PayPal and the crowdfunding community have had a rocky relationship — but the eBay-owned payments company has rebuilt that bridge with revamped crowdfunding policies …
Mar 13, 2014, 9:55 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Layoffs Hit eBay's Magento Division; Product Chief Exits   —  EBay has laid off dozens of people in its Magento e-commerce software division, two people familiar with the moves told Re/code.  The total number of affected jobs is near 50, one of these people said.
Mar 13, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context
JP Mangalindan / Fortune:
eBay's John Donahoe talks Icahn, conflicts, and $100 stock price (someday)   —  “It's the fundamental direction and the fundamental opportunity we're going after.”  —  FORTUNE — eBay has started to go on the offensive.  —  The e-commerce giant began taking swings of its own following …
Mar 10, 2014, 5:55 PMIn context

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