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Investor Icahn Drops Bid To Force eBay To Sell Off PayPal

The e-commerce company has been fighting a push from the activist investor to spin off PayPal, eBay’s mobile payment business that is growing revenue faster than the rest of the company. Icahn launched his campaign against the company in January.

04/10/2014

(L-R) Pharrell Williams & Daft Punk (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Arby’s Snatches Pharrell’s Hat For $40,100 On eBay

The “Happy” singer’s famous fedora was purchased on eBay by the fast food chain…

03/04/2014

Pharrell Williams  (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Pharrell Williams Auctioning Off His Grammys Hat For Charity

Proceeds from the sale of the much-talked-about Vivienne Westwood hat will benefit…

02/21/2014

A sign is posted in front of eBay headquarters in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

EBay Reports Higher Earnings; Icahn Seeking PayPal Spinoff

EBay is reporting higher earnings and revenue for the last three months of 2013, driven by a strong holiday season for its e-commerce site and PayPal.

01/22/2014

Suspect Juan Carlos Chavez, 'Bronxie' (San Jose Police Dept.)

Man Sought After Allegedly Stealing Puppy At Gunpoint In San Jose

A man who answered an online ad for a puppy for sale was being sought after pulling a gun on the sellers, attempting to carjack them and taking the dog in San Jose last month, police said Friday.

11/08/2013

A sign is posted in front of eBay headquarters in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

EBay 3rd Quarter Earnings Top Expectations; Revenue Misses

EBay’s third-quarter earnings edged past analysts’ expectations, but revenue rose just short of estimates. The company’s profit and revenue outlook for the current quarter through December was also weaker than expected.

10/16/2013

A sign is posted in front of eBay headquarters in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

EBay Profit Slides; Outlook Falls Short Of Expectations

EBay’s revenue increased in the second quarter as its PayPal business and namesake online marketplace continued to grow. But net income fell amid higher expenses and its outlook for the current quarter was shy of Wall Street’s expectations.

07/17/2013

PayPal

PayPal Looks To Conquer Payments In Space

PayPal wants to explore space — or at least begin to figure out how payments and commerce will work beyond Earth’s realm once space travel and tourism take off.

06/27/2013

A tamale husk offered for sale on eBay. (mattrick_subtext/eBay)

‘Tamale Husk Jesus’ Drawing Eyeballs, Not Bids Online

A San Francisco-based eBay seller is offering what he describes as “an apparition of Jesus Christ” that he discovered while cooking dinner earlier this month.

06/25/2013

1987 Barry Bonds baseball card signed 'Don't Do Drugs' (CBS Sports)

Barry Bonds ’87 ‘Say No To Drugs’ Baseball Card On eBay For $100K

Former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds signed an awful lot of baseball cards during his career, but chances are you’ve never seen one quite like this.

05/01/2013

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