CEO Of eBay Confirms 1,000 Job Losses

Internal memo to eBay staff confirms 1,000 jobs or 9 percent of full-time employees, will be axed to ensure firm's…

3 months ago

eBay Pays $3m Fine Over Harassment Campaign

E-commerce company eBay pays $3m fine after executives harassed Massachusetts couple, including posting them live insects and a funeral wreath

3 months ago

UK Government, Tech Giants Agree To Tackle Online Fraud

Series of pledges from big name tech firms in agreement with UK government to protect people from online fraud

4 months ago

Biometric Devices Sold On eBay Contained US Military Data

Sensitive US military data has been found on the memory cards within biometric devices sold on eBay, researchers find

1 year ago

Tech Giants Defend Record Against Online Scams

Amazon, eBay, Facebook and Google respond to MPs over their role in facilitating online scams, as fraud activity skyrockets during…

2 years ago

Financial Firms Quit Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Project

As Visa, Mastercard, eBay, Stripe and Mercado Pago exit the project Libra is left without the backing of a major…

5 years ago

Second Hand Drives On eBay Still Hold Personal Data

Report reveals worryingly amounts of personal data still held on second hand drives for sale

5 years ago

eBay: Big Data Can Humble A CEO And Change The Future Of Retail

eBay's head of analytics in Europe says big data will change both online and offline retail forever - if you…

7 years ago

Silicon 360: Gumtree UK CTO – Cloud Was Easier For Us But We Still Had Challenges

Gumtree UK CTO Bas Anneveld tells our Silicon 360 panel why it used the cloud and what challenges it faced…

7 years ago

eBay ‘Downgrading’ Some Users’ Two-Factor Authentication

eBay confirmed it is asking users of an authentication token to switch to 'convenient' text-message login

7 years ago

LinkedIn And eBay Founders Throw £16.5m At AI Ethics Fund

The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund will explore the development of AI from a non-technical viewpoint

7 years ago

Tales In Tech History: Skype And How It Changed Worldwide Communications

It was not the first VoIP package on the market, but global uptake of Skype changed how the world communicated

7 years ago

eBay Will Smarten Up Shopping With Purchase Of Analytics Firm Expertmaker

Acquisition of Expertmaker will bring machine learning and AI to eBay online auctions by better matching shoppers and sellers

8 years ago

eBay Joins FIDO, Contributes Open-Source Authentication Server

The FIDO Alliance, which is working to deliver stronger forms of authentication for online access, expands such efforts with eBay's…

8 years ago

EBay Changes Mind And (Partially) Fixes Site Security Flaw

JavaScript vulnerability had put users at risk of encountering malware when browsing eBay items

8 years ago

eBay ‘Won’t Fix’ JavaScript Flaw That Exposes Users To Malware, Phishing

Flaw in eBay custom descriptions could allow for the execution of malicious JavaScript, but no fix appears to be on…

8 years ago

Amazon And eBay Face HMRC VAT Crackdown

Retailers warned they could be investigated over lack of tax paid by overseas resellers

8 years ago

Amazon, eBay ‘Liable’ If Ignore VAT Fraud

Campaigners say the government must take action against online VAT fraud worth billions of pounds a year

8 years ago

Half Of Second-Hand Hard Drives Sold on eBay, Amazon Still Contain Personal Data

And even though many have them have had wipe attempts, texts, photos, and emails still persist on hard drives and…

9 years ago

EBay Enterprise Sell-Off Deal Close

Another private equity group reportedly close to buying eBay Enterprise unit, as PayPal spinoff nears completion

9 years ago

EBay Enterprise Arm ‘Close’ To £650m Sale

Private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners is reportedly nearing a takeover of eBay's GSI Commerce arm

9 years ago

A ‘Buy’ Button Could Be Coming To A Google Search Near You

Reports claim that Google wants its mobile users to buy all the things

9 years ago

PayPal, eBay To Remain Friends After Spin-off

PayPal and eBay will separate later this year, but will remain joined at the hip for at least five years

9 years ago

eBay Confirms Job Losses Amid Shareholder Pressure

Pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn forces eBay management to slash jobs and sell off assets

9 years ago

‘Please Sir, We Want More Mobile Payments’ – UK Shoppers

Oxygen8 study finds rising demand for goods and services supporting the technology

9 years ago

Confirmed: eBay To Split Off PayPal

Split to be completed mid-2015, with American Express executive Dan Schulman becoming PayPal President and CEO

10 years ago

PayPal Moves Closer To Full Bitcoin Acceptance

New agreement follows similar announcement by subsidiary Braintree earlier this month

10 years ago

Experts Condemn eBay After XSS Attack Puts Users At Risk

Security experts have condemned the online security at eBay after another attack exposes user data

10 years ago

eBay Working On Plan To Accept Bitcoin – Report

Bitcoins could be about to accepted by Braintree, an eBay-owned PayPal subsidiary

10 years ago

eBay Apologises For Tenth Major Outage Of 2014

eBay suffers the longest outage in 12 months, with website unavailable in Europe for around 3.5 hours

10 years ago