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  • PayPal Shares Up 6% On Earnings; Revenue Rises 17%

    PayPal Shares Up 6% On Earnings; Revenue Rises 17%

    PayPal reported earnings after the bell Wednesday, and the stock quickly ticked up 6% in after hours trading. The payments company authorized a $2 billion stock repurchase program and reported revenue and earnings that exceeded the company’s full year guidance. PayPal’s fourth quarter adjusted revenue came in at $2.56 billion, up 17% year-over-year. Adjusted net income was… Read More

  • eBay Crashes Nearly 10% As Revenue Remains Flat

    eBay Crashes Nearly 10% As Revenue Remains Flat

    Investors clearly don’t like what they see with eBay, which reported its fourth-quarter earnings today — sending shares down around 10% in extended trading. The company said it had earnings of 50 cents per share on revenue of $2.3 billion. Analysts were expecting earnings of 50 cents a share on revenue of $2.32 billion. Net revenue hardly changed from the same quarter last year… Read More

  • Gone, The Service For Selling Your Old Junk, Goes Live In Seattle And The Bay Area

    Gone, The Service For Selling Your Old Junk, Goes Live In Seattle And The Bay Area

    It’s easy to accumulate a bunch of stuff that you don’t need, like old phones and laptops, etc. It’s not so easy to get rid of that junk. Gone, the service that helps you sell your old crap, is expanding to offer their full concierge service to Seattle and the Bay Area. Read More

  • Serial Entrepreneur Max Levchin On Leaving A Legacy Crunch Network

    Serial Entrepreneur Max Levchin On Leaving A Legacy

    In this podcast, Max talks about having true passion for an area of business, on the difficulty of building network effects businesses, the happiest day of an entrepreneur’s life, and leaving a legacy. Read More

  • Amazon Dominated 36% of Online Black Friday Sales, Says Slice

    Amazon Dominated 36% of Online Black Friday Sales, Says Slice

    Slice Intelligence, which gathers e-commerce data from receipts linked to its Slice package tracking app, tells TechCrunch that Amazon dominated online Black Friday sales, accounting for 35.7 percent in e-commerce spending on November 27. A distant second, Best Buy brought in 8.23 percent of total online revenue, followed by Macy’s at 3.38 percent, Walmart at 3.35 percent and Nordstrom… Read More

  • Shyp Now Ships Your Goods Straight From eBay

    Shyp Now Ships Your Goods Straight From eBay

    Just in time for the high holy season of giving and getting packages from far away, on-demand shipping startup Shyp is taking advantage of one of the biggest online outfits in need of delivery for those packages – eBay. Much like when PayPal first offered a third-party payment system for the the e-commerce site, Shyp hopes to be the third-party shipping provider, with a promise to sellers… Read More

  • Tech (Mostly) Puts Points On The Board

    Tech (Mostly) Puts Points On The Board

    We are back in earnings season, which means that it’s report card time for your favorite public tech shops. Earnings have a way of cutting through the bullshit. It’s refreshing. So, what happened this week? Well, a few headlines are the place to start. Read More

  • eBay Q3 Earnings Beats Expectations Following Its Split From PayPal

    eBay Q3 Earnings Beats Expectations Following Its Split From PayPal

    eBay reported its third-quarter earnings today — its first as a separate company from PayPal — and beat investor expectations with earnings of 43 cents per share and $2.1 billion in revenue. Investors were looking for $2.09 billion in revenue and earnings of 40 cents per share. Read More

  • Sell It Easy Offers A Hassle-Free Alternative To eBay And Craigslist, Including A Pick-Up Service

    Sell It Easy Offers A Hassle-Free Alternative To eBay And Craigslist, Including A Pick-Up Service

    A new startup called Sell It Easy is offering an alternative to larger marketplaces like eBay or Craigslist with a new service that handles the entire selling process for you, from item pricing to posting online to shipping to buyers and more. In San Francisco and, eventually, other markets as the service expands, Sell It Easy will even come pick up the items you want to sell, saving you… Read More

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