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Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
eBay beats with Q1 revenue of $2.6B, up 2% YoY, total gross merchandise volume of $22.6B, down 4% YoY, and 180M global active buyers, up 4% YoY   —  Despite the relatively solid quarter, eBay said gross merchandise volume was down 4% to $22.6 billion.  —  eBay reported first quarter financial results …
Apr 23, 2019, 4:50 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
GoDaddy acquires Sellbrite, which helps customers sell products on many online marketplaces, says it will power the new Marketplaces feature on its Online Store   —  GoDaddy is making it easier for small businesses to list their products across Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Jet and Walmart.com today with the launch of GoDaddy Marketplaces.
Apr 10, 2019, 7:10 PMIn context
Hannah Kuchler / Financial Times:
A look at Facebook's growth team, set up in 2007 to pioneer techniques to lure in new users, that has now been charged to fix the company's “integrity” problems   —  If you joined Facebook at any time over the past decade, Alex Schultz probably had something to do with it.
Mar 29, 2019, 10:20 PMIn context
The Verge:
As the World Wide Web turns 30, a list of some memorable and impactful highlights, from big sites like eBay and Pornhub, to @dril, to one-off games like QWOP   —  It began by asking how future scientists would keep track of their increasingly large projects.  “This proposal provides an answer to such questions,” he wrote.
Mar 12, 2019, 3:55 PMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
Omidyar Network spins out its financial technology investment arm as Flourish, with up to $300M in capital   —  After 12 years spent investing in impact-oriented financial services startups around the globe, the Omidyar Network, which serves as the family investment office for eBay founder Pierre Omidyar …
Mar 7, 2019, 12:15 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
eBay will add two directors from activist shareholders Elliott and Starboard to its board, will consider possible sale of StubHub and the Classifieds Group   —  - StubHub, Classifieds have been targeted for potential sales  — Elliott's Jesse Cohn and Marvell's Matt Murpy join board
Mar 1, 2019, 3:25 PMIn context
Thomas Brewster / Forbes:
Equipment from Cellebrite, popular with law enforcement for hacking into iOS/Android devices, is selling for $100-$1,000 on eBay; new units usually cost $6,000   —  When eBay merchant Mr. Balaj was looking through a pile of hi-fi junk at an auction in the U.K., he came across an odd-looking device.
Feb 27, 2019, 11:25 PMIn context
Thomas Mulier / Bloomberg:
Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone Group agree to pay €46 per share for Scout24, valuing the Germany-based online classifieds company at €4.9B   —  - Hellman, Blackstone sweeten offer for classifieds company  — CEO: Deal is chance to make Scout24 leading digital player
Feb 15, 2019, 5:55 PMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Profile of Intel's new CEO Bob Swan, who joined the company in 2016 as CFO, after stints as finance chief at GE divisions, COO and CEO of Webvan, and eBay's CFO   —  Intel spent seven months searching for a new chief executive only to end the process right where it had started.
Feb 3, 2019, 10:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
eBay beats on Q4 sales of $2.9B, but global merchandise volume of $24.6B was up only 1%; will return $5.5B to investors in 2019 amid activist pressure   —  As eBay gets increasing pressure from activist shareholder Elliott Management to reform its business and turn it into a high-growth tech stock …
Jan 29, 2019, 5:20 PMIn context

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