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eBay opens U.S. platform to Africa with MallforAfrica.com partnership

Starting this week, products from select vendors in six African countries are available on eBay’s U.S. shopping site. The collaboration starts in style, with opening merchandise categories of fashio

Facebook adds eBay’s Daily Deals to its Marketplace on mobile

Facebook is again getting into the daily deals space, this time in collaboration with eBay. The company has launched a new feature within its Marketplace section on its mobile app, where a selection o

PayPal co-founder Luke Nosek leaving Founders Fund, reportedly for SpaceX-focused fund

Founders Fund just lost one of its founders. Luke Nosek, known for starting PayPal with Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Max Levchin and Ken Howery, is off to start something new. Known as a member of the &#82

Ebay to launch visual search tools for finding products using photos from your phone or web

Ebay this morning announced its plans to introduce new image search capabilities that will allow the company to better compete with the likes of Pinterest, Google and Amazon, all of which already supp

EBay shares sink after posting financial results

EBay shares were down about 4 percent in initial after-hours trading, after posting second-quarter financial results. But in terms of revenue and earnings per share, the company's results were in line

Shopify adding eBay as a sales channel for merchants

Shopify has another sales channel, in addition to its existing avenues including Amazon, Facebook, BuzzFeed, Pinterest and more. The latest addition is eBay, which hosts a large audience of potential

TechCrunch Tel Aviv Pitch-Off: Here are your startups and judges!

On June 28 we’re hosting the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off in Tel Aviv — and it's gonna be a blast! We have a great lineup of judges who are going to listen to the startup pitches and crown the wi

Ebay will now match Amazon’s, Walmart’s and others’ prices on over 50,000 items

As Amazon and Walmart continue their battle to become the world’s largest retailer, another longtime rival in the e-commerce business, eBay, is now stepping up its game as well. The company this

EBay unveils first-quarter earnings results

EBay reported first-quarter results after the bell on Wednesday. The company posted an adjusted 49 cents per share, when Wall Street was forecasting 48 cents. EBay reported revenue of $2.2 billion, wh

Flipkart raises $1.4 billion from eBay, Microsoft and Tencent at an $11.6 billion valuation

Following months of rumors, Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has confirmed that it has raised $1.4 billion in new funding at a post-money valuation of $11.6 billion to battle Amazon and Alibaba. The

Ebay takes on Amazon with guaranteed 3-day delivery on 20 million items

In response to the growing threat of Amazon and its annual Prime membership program, eBay announced a new program that will offer online shoppers guaranteed three-day delivery on 20 million eligible p

EBay meets investor expectations for holiday quarter

EBay reported its fourth quarter earnings for the bell. Investors were closely watching the holiday quarter to see if it met expectations, which it did. The stock rose 7% in initial after hours tradin

eBay takes on fashion resale startups with new authentication program

Ebay is not taking the rise of fashion resale businesses targeting high-end clientele lying down. The over 20-year old marketplace today announced it will launch a new authentication program, called s

2016 Africa roundup: drone delivery, VC, unicorns, exits and Zuck

Twenty-sixteen was a pivotal year for African tech. The continent’s IT scene attracted major investment, produced its first $1 billion startup, launched a national drone delivery program, and drew o

Italian incubator H-Farm prepares for a new crop with a campus slated to open in 2018

There's a farm outside of Venice, Italy, that cultivates tech talent the way other farms grow crops.

EY’s Jeff Wong brings startups into the boardroom

In this episode of Technotopia I talk to Ernst & Young’s Jeff Wong. Jeff is a former startupper and early member of the eBay team. Wong is EY’s future guru now and is helping his clien

Here are some more details of how Snap’s Spectacles work

Snap's spectacles are starting to hit the streets, and eBay. I've been able to glean some details about the way they work from early users. The images above and below come from the auction listing, wh

Microsoft says it will push for diversity and security from the Trump administration

Although Donald Trump’s presidential campaign never netted much support from tech companies, at least one company is now congratulating him on his election victory. “Every president-elect

Facebook Messenger now supports PayPal payments in bots, will track your PayPal receipts

PayPal is deepening its relationship with Facebook, and will now become one of the payment options within Messenger, among other integrations. That means customers who shop via the growing number of

EBay continues shift to “Amazon-esque” business

EBay reported third-quarter earnings results after the bell on Wednesday. The company brought in revenue of $2.22 billion, narrowly beating estimates of $2.19 billion and up 6 percent year-over-year
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