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EBay headquarters in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

EBay Revenue Growth Misses Estimates; Stock Lower After Hours

EBay grew its earnings and revenue in the first quarter thanks to growth in its PayPal business and its e-commerce sites. But revenue fell shy of Wall Street’s expectations, causing investors to send the company’s stock lower in after-hours trading.


Shoppers Make Final Purchases Before Christmas

Best Tips To Avoid Holiday Spending Mistakes From A South Bay Financial Professional

It’s the holidays. You have to buy gifts, but your bank account demands thriftiness and you need to avoid overspending. If you are one of many Americans who have been hit hard by the economy and are looking for ways to spend wisely over the holidays, here are a few suggestions, with input from a South Bay financial advisor.



Government Sues eBay Over Noncompetition Agreement

The Justice Department is suing eBay Inc., accusing the company of eliminating a significant form of competition by agreeing with Intuit Inc. not to hire each other’s employees.



Paypal Laying Off 325 Full-Time Employees

PayPal said it was cutting 325 full-time jobs in a move to streamline the business.



2 Former San Mateo Community College Employees Arrested For Embezzlement

Two former employees of the San Mateo County Community College District have been arrested on suspicion of embezzling more than $100,000 in public money while they worked at the college, authorities said.


EBay headquarters in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

EBay Posts Higher 3rd Quarter Earnings, Revenue

EBay said Tuesday that its third-quarter net income grew 22 percent, helped by higher revenue at its PayPal payments service and the marketplaces business that includes



PayPal Reportedly Planning Layoffs

EBay’s PayPal unit is planning layoffs in the coming weeks as it tries to refocus and operate more like an agile startup than a large company, according to people familiar with the matter.


eBay's new Feed experience, which allows users to personalize their eBay homepage with their own favorite things, was unveiled on interactive touch screens at an event on October 10, 2012 in New York City. (Bryan Bedder/Getty)

Tech Report: eBay Redesign Looks A Lot Like Pinterest

eBay has unveiled a redesigned site in hopes of making browsing online more like window-shopping.


Movie theater massacre suspect James Holmes appears in court with his public defender, July 23, 2012. (CBS)

eBay Removes Sale Of Halloween Mask Of Colorado Movie Shooter Suspect

The Bay Area Internet company eBay has canceled the sale of a Halloween mask of Colorado movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes.


Thomas Langenbach (Mountain View PD)

Silicon Valley Tech Exec Accused Of Lego Thefts

Authorities say a Silicon Valley software executive put fake bar codes on Lego sets at various Target stores, bought the toys at a steep discount, then sold them online for thousands of dollars.