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eBay beats expectations with Q4 revenue of $3.99 billion, earnings per share of $0.70

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Today eBay reported its fourth quarter financial performance, with revenues for the period of $3.99 billion and earnings per share of $0.70. The company was widely expected to report earnings per share of $0.69 for the period, with company guidance predicting performance of between $0.66 and $0.69. Revenue was expected to be $3.98 billion....
eBay beats expectations with Q4 revenue of $3.99 billion, earnings per share of $0.70
Wal-Mart Is Not Interested In Using PayPal's Services In Its Stores

Google Pays Engineers More Than Any Other Tech Company (GOOG, AAPL, FB)

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Google is the best paying tech company in Silicon Valley, according to a new study from Glassdoor.com, which collects data on employers. John Letzing at Digits has a break down of the data: According to the study, Google software engineers earn an average base salary of $128,336, ahead of Facebook's...
Google Pays Engineers More Than Any Other Tech Company (GOOG, AAPL, FB)
Fury At Amazon Over Fee Hikes (AMZN)

eBay, a Gusher of Cash, Seems a Rare Find

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Your chances of snapping up an undiscovered Rembrandt in an online auction? Not that much lower than those of eBay Inc. lagging behind Wall Street’s consensus estimates on Wednesday, when the company discloses first-quarter results. Going back through the period before the financial crisis, the e-commerce giant consistently topped the...
eBay, a Gusher of Cash, Seems a Rare Find

Why Facebook will start serving ads on Instagram soon

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Most of the media coverage of Facebook’s latest proposed revisions to its legal agreements with users has focused on one change: the proposed elimination of users’ right to vote. The reality, however, is that this change probably won’t have any practical effect because a vote by users would almost certainly...
Why Facebook will start serving ads on Instagram soon

U.S. Sues eBay Over Recruiting Pact With Intuit

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EBay Inc. said it will fight a Department of Justice lawsuit that alleges that the Internet retailer and financial software provider Intuit Inc. had signed an illegal agreement restricting the companies’ ability to actively recruit employees from one another. According to the DOJ complaint, the agreement began no later than...
U.S. Sues eBay Over Recruiting Pact With Intuit

Antiques Try Out New Home Online

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If there’s anything that’s hard to sell on the Web, Jean-Michel Frank armchairs from the 1930s and George III mahogany sofas from the 18th century might seem to be near the top of the list. But some prominent venture capitalists are betting they have the answer for high-end antiques. Skype...
Antiques Try Out New Home Online

Former Zong CEO David Marcus Named President Of PayPal

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After Scott Thompson departed for the CEO role at Yahoo, PayPal has named David Marcus, the former CEO and founder of mobile payments startup Zong and PayPal Mobile VP, as President (PayPal acquired Zong last year). eBay CEO and acting PayPal president John Donahoe posted the news this morning in...
Former Zong CEO David Marcus Named President Of PayPal

PayPal co-founders fund pro-Paul Super PAC (Reuters)

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Reuters - Co-founders of online U.S. payment service PayPal, now owned by eBay Inc, donated to the Super PAC funding group supporting Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, the group Endorse Liberty disclosed on Tuesday....
PayPal co-founders fund pro-Paul Super PAC (Reuters)

EBay to Target Under-18 Set

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EBay Inc. is exploring ways to harness an untapped class of buyers: kids. The Internet company may allow consumers who are under 18 years old to set up accounts and access the eBay.com website to buy vintage T-shirts, jewelry, school supplies or other products, said Devin Wenig, eBay’s president of...
EBay to Target Under-18 Set

Eventbrite Funding Slows Its IPO Chase

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Eventbrite Inc., an event ticketing company, has raised $60 million from two investors, making it the latest example of a startup to raise significant private late-stage funding that puts off an initial public offering. San Francisco-based Eventbrite had sparked expectations of an imminent IPO when it said earlier this month...
Eventbrite Funding Slows Its IPO Chase

The Inside Network Job Board: KANO/Apps, Optimal Inc., eBay and more

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The Inside Network Job Board is dedicated to providing you with the best social media job opportunities across social and mobile application platforms. Here are this week’s highlights from the Inside Network Job Board, including positions at: KANO/Apps, Optimal Inc., eBay and more. AdColony Account Executive – User Acquisition App...
The Inside Network Job Board: KANO/Apps, Optimal Inc., eBay and more

Ebay And AEG Want To Make Music Together With New Ticketing, Merchandizing, Sponsorship Partnership

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Lots of people today already use eBay and its ticketing site StubHub for ticket event purchases and trades; today eBay extended and further formalized that role, with a new global partnership with AEG, the sports and entertainment venue giant, to provide ticketing, merchandise sales, and sponsorship for AEG events across...
Ebay And AEG Want To Make Music Together With New Ticketing, Merchandizing, Sponsorship Partnership

eBay Forms Partnership With India's Snapdeal

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eBay Inc. is looking to India to accelerate its growth. The e-commerce giant is leading a $50 million investment in three-year-old Indian competitor Snapdeal.com that also includes a multiyear commercial partnership with the fast-growing online retailer. The funding round, which also includes participation by Intel Corp.’s Intel Capital, Nexus Venture...
eBay Forms Partnership With India's Snapdeal

Why Patent Injunctions Are Even Worse For Open Source

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The damage that software patents cause to innovation in the computer world is a constant theme here on Techdirt. But as a fascinating new paper by James Boyle explains, the threat to open source, particularly from patent injunctions, is even greater because of the special characteristics of that software development...
Why Patent Injunctions Are Even Worse For Open Source

PayPal Jumps Into Price-Matching

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EBay Inc.’s PayPal unit is seeking to one-up big box retailers in what is emerging as one of this holiday shopping season’s hot trends: Price matching. The San Jose, Calif., company on Thursday introduced a program offering customers cash back for any price discrepancies they discover on the products they...
PayPal Jumps Into Price-Matching

ExactTarget Buys Pardot For $95.5M And iGoDigital For $21M As Marketing Solutions Consolidate

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ExactTarget, the marketing software giant that went public in March of this year, has picked up a pair of smaller companies to build out its services portfolio: marketing automation company Pardot for $95.5 million ($85.5 million in cash and $10.0 million in ExactTarget common stock) and analytics company iGoDigital for $21 million ($14.7 million in cash and $6.3 million in ExactTarget common...
ExactTarget Buys Pardot For $95.5M And iGoDigital For $21M As Marketing Solutions Consolidate

eBay Stock Causes Nonbuyer's Remorse

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Buyer’s remorse is so last century. Thanks to eBay Inc., millions of people world-wide who had never engaged in auctions can now experience bidder’s remorse. Its e-commerce businesses have proved more durable and profitable than many believed. In fact, a glance at eBay’s share price, up 73 percent over the...
eBay Stock Causes Nonbuyer's Remorse

Ticket Service Eventbrite Launches Credit-Card Reader

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Online ticket start-up Eventbrite Inc. is following eBay Inc.’s PayPal with the introduction of its own credit-card reader. Eventbrite Inc. Eventbrite’s new card reader can be plugged into an iPhone or iPad. The device allows people to accept payment for tickets at the door of an event. San Francisco-based Eventbrite,...
Ticket Service Eventbrite Launches Credit-Card Reader

Groupon Shares Suffer As eBay Enters The Daily Deals Business (EBAY, GRPN)

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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - EBay Inc has quietly launched an online marketplace for deals on local services, taking on Groupon Inc and expanding into a potentially big category. Called eBay Lifestyle Deals, the offers are being run in a limited number of urban areas, including the San Francisco...
Groupon Shares Suffer As eBay Enters The Daily Deals Business (EBAY, GRPN)

Internet Sales Tax Bill Proceeds in Senate

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The Senate on Monday voted to move ahead with a bill that could effectively end tax-free online shopping in most states, overcoming last-minute lobbying against the measure by antitax conservatives, online businesses and other critics. Lawmakers voted 74-20 to open debate on the measure, which would allow states to compel...
Internet Sales Tax Bill Proceeds in Senate
THE BUBBLE IS OVER: E-Commerce Startup Valuations Are Imploding

eBay Says It Is "Now Playing Offense"

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EBay Inc. is aiming to nearly double the active-user count on its eBay.com marketplace over the next three years, as well as the volume of payments processed by its PayPal unit. The once-beleaguered e-commerce company also forecast a big jump in revenue by 2015. EBay expects to report between $21.5...
eBay Says It Is "Now Playing Offense"
eBay Launches Bizarre 'Shoppable Windows' In New York Stores

eBay To Fire Hundreds Of PayPal Workers (EBAY)

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Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- EBay Inc.'s PayPal is cutting as many as 400 jobs, or about 3 percent of the workforce, an effort by President David Marcus to reorganize the payment processor and trim costs, a person with knowledge of the plans said yesterday. PayPal is eliminating jobs primarily in...
eBay To Fire Hundreds Of PayPal Workers (EBAY)

Following confusion, eBay confirms PayPal has received a license to open for business in Russia

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After lots of confusion earlier this week, e-commerce juggernaut eBay has confirmed on Friday it has received approval from the Central Bank of Russia for PayPal to operate as a non-credit banking institution in the country. PayPal thus now has a Non-Banking Credit Institution license (NBCI) in Russia, allowing it...
Following confusion, eBay confirms PayPal has received a license to open for business in Russia

Discover Pushes PayPal's In-Store Service as First Data Holds Out

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Discover Financial Services is making headway in its efforts to bring eBay Inc.’s online-payments service to physical retailers, even as one of the country’s largest merchant processors has opted not to support the service. Discover said Tuesday it has deals with 50 merchant acquirers, which handle card transactions for retailers,...
Discover Pushes PayPal's In-Store Service as First Data Holds Out

Pipeline, The Angel Investing Bootcamp For Women, Announces New Class Of Bay Area Fellows

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The fact is, the majority of tech industry investors are men — that goes from the venture capital first that fund right up until the later stages to the angel investors who help to get seed-stage companies off the ground. But an organization called the Pipeline Fellowship is working to...
Pipeline, The Angel Investing Bootcamp For Women, Announces New Class Of Bay Area Fellows

Google to ITC: don't pay attention to Judge Posner's 'non-final, non-binding' decision

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On Monday, Microsoft pointed the ITC to the FRAND part of Judge Posner's dismissal of Apple v. Motorola. On Wednesday, Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility filed a letter with the ITC, in the Xbox case, that just entered the public record. The letter refers to Judge Posner's ruling as "a recent...
Google to ITC: don't pay attention to Judge Posner's 'non-final, non-binding' decision
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