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eBay: American multinational e-commerce corporation
eBay Inc. is an American multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California, that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website. eBay was founded by Pierre Omidyar in the fall of 1995, and became a notable success story of the dot-com bubble. eBay is a multibillion-dollar business with operations in about 33 countries, as of 2018. The company manages the eBay website, an online auction and shopping website in which people and businesses buy and sell a wide variety of goods and services worldwide. The website is free to use for buyers, but sellers are charged fees for listing items after a limited number of free listings, and again when those items are sold.

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David Beckham has been 'buying Big Mac Special Sauce' amid lockdown [Video]

David Beckham has been 'buying Big Mac Special Sauce' amid lockdown

Former sports star David Beckham has been buying Big Mac Special Sauce on eBay during lockdown, according to an insider.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 00:51Published
Study Finds Home Blood Pressure Cuffs May Not Be Accurate [Video]

Study Finds Home Blood Pressure Cuffs May Not Be Accurate

Most home blood pressure devices sold in Australia, and possibly elsewhere, may not be accurate. A new analysis has revealed that the machines may not have been validated for accuracy. According to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Coronavirus: Police stop driver on M6 lockdown trip with wife in boot

Couple spotted travelling home with windows bought on eBay for £15
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Fake ad armed robbers 'shoved gun in my face'

Jamie Hallam and his fiancée lost £9,000 when robbers who posted fake eBay adverts ambushed them.
BBC News - Published

Australia fires: Phoebe Waller-Bridge auctions Golden Globes outfit for relief effort

Fleabag creator puts her Golden Globes tuxedo on eBay to support the relief effort in Australia.
BBC News - Published

Warner Bros studio worker stole £37,000 worth of Harry Potter merchandise to sell over eBay

Adam Hill even used company's own franking machine to post swiped goods out to fans
Independent - Published

Original meme art sells for thousands

Pencil sketch of Johnny Fiveaces, the internet in-joke from an abandoned computer game, sells on eBay.
BBC News - Published

Star Wars: How did John Boyega's script end up on eBay?

A careless actor and a rogue cleaner almost spelt disaster for the blockbuster sci-fi franchise.
BBC News - Published

Northamptonshire PC dismissed for Auschwitz eBay sales

PC Matthew Hart listed barbed wire and "fence insulators" from the concentration camp on the site.
BBC News - Published

EBay to sell ticketing unit StubHub for $4.05 billion

EBay Inc will sell its ticketing unit, StubHub, for $4.05 billion to ticket reseller Viagogo Ltd in an all-cash deal, the companies said on Monday.
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Walsall vehicle enthusiast buys fire engine on eBay

Walsall vehicle enthusiast Lawrence Garbett videos the restoration of a fire engine he bought for £1,500
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Nike's Parker hands over CEO role to former eBay chief

Nike Inc's long-time chief executive officer, Mark Parker, will step down next year and be replaced by board member and former eBay CEO John Donahoe, who will be tasked with strengthening the..
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Mastercard, eBay and Stripe pull out of Facebook's Libra

Mastercard, eBay and Stripe announce they are no longer supporting Facebook's effort to launch a currency.
BBC News - Published

EBay CEO steps down, cites differences with board

EBay Inc Chief Executive Officer Devin Wenig stepped down on Wednesday, citing differences with the company's recently revamped board, which is looking to sell some of its businesses amid pressure from..
Reuters - Published

EBay CEO Wenig steps down, finance head takes over as interim chief

EBay Inc on Wednesday replaced Chief Executive Officer Devin Wenig with finance head Scott Schenkel on an interim basis and said it continued to explore options for its businesses, sending its shares..
Reuters - Published

EBay CEO Devin Wenig steps down

EBay Inc said on Wednesday Chief Executive Officer Devin Wenig has stepped down and the e-commerce company named its finance head Scott Schenkel as interim CEO.
Reuters - Published

Man tried to sell fake Lucian Freud painting on eBay

man tried to sell fake lucian freud painting on ebay
Vincent Dyer attempted to sell the counterfeit portrait of artist Francis Bacon for £3,000 online.
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