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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Twitter hires Rinki Sethi as its new CISO following its July 15 hack; Sethi previously worked at cloud data management company Rubrik   —  Sethi previously served in security roles at Rubrik, IBM, Palo Alto Networks, Intuit, and eBay.  —  After leaving the position unfilled for months …
Sep 29, 2020, 9:00 PMIn context
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
Inside eBay's alleged plot that targeted a blogging duo and a Twitter gadfly using cockroaches, porn, death threats, physical surveillance, and pizza deliveries   —  “People are basically good” was eBay's founding principle.  But in the deranged summer of 2019, prosecutors say …
Sep 26, 2020, 1:50 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Filing: four ex-eBay employees will plead guilty to cyberstalking critical bloggers; two senior executives who were allegedly involved deny wrongdoing   —  - Macabre scheme included bloody mask sent to critical blogger  — Ex-CEO isn't charged but spurred plot with texts, U.S. says
Sep 23, 2020, 11:10 AMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
Pattern, a Utah-based reseller that offers brands a way to optimize their sales on marketplaces like Amazon, has raised $52M from Ainge Advisory and KSV Global   —  Pattern, a Lehi, Utah-based reseller that offers large and small brands a way to optimize their sales on marketplaces like Amazon …
Aug 11, 2020, 1:30 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
eBay reports Q2 revenue of $2.9B, up 18% YoY, total gross merchandise volume of $27.1B, up 26% YoY, and 182M active buyers worldwide, up 5% YoY   —  The company said its quarterly results were bolstered by an uptick in consumer online spending during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 28, 2020, 5:00 PMIn context
Nilesh Christopher / Rest of World:
Bangladesh's economy relies heavily on Facebook, with ~300K stores offering “F-Commerce” amid an absence of global e-commerce players and online payment options   —  In Bangladesh, there is no Amazon.  There is no eBay.  If you want to buy a dress or a crested finch from the comfort of your home, you have to use Facebook.
Jul 22, 2020, 3:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Norway-based classified ads publisher Adevinta acquires eBay's classifieds business unit in a $9.2B deal   —  Consolidation continues apace in the world of e-commerce, and today it was the turn of the classified ads market.  Today, eBay announced that it had reached a deal to sell off …
Jul 21, 2020, 4:45 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: eBay is in advanced talks to sell its classified ads business to Norway's Adevinta for ~$8B   —  Deal could value eBay unit at roughly $8 billion or more  —  EBay Inc. EBAY -0.89% is in advanced talks to sell its classified-ads business to Norway's Adevinta AS ADE -0.69% A …
Jul 20, 2020, 1:30 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources and documents detail a months-long cyberstalking and harassment campaign by members of eBay's security team against those behind the ECommerceBytes blog   —  Security employees allegedly orchestrated deliveries of live cockroaches, pornographic videos and a mask of a bloody pig's head
Jun 24, 2020, 2:40 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Vox:
eBay's former CEO, Devin Wenig, denies cyberstalking of blogger, says he had “no knowledge, no private understanding, no tacit approval” of harassment campaign   —  Devin Wenig says he had “no knowledge, no private understanding, no tacit approval” of the harassment campaign.
Jun 18, 2020, 9:30 PMIn context

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