Romania eBay hacker gets suspended sentence
A Romanian court on Wednesday handed a three-year suspended sentence to a hacker accused of causing auction website eBay millions of dollars in losses by illegally accessing its email accounts.
PayPal opens Southeast Asian operations centre
PayPal, the US-based online payment giant, has moved to expand its global presence with its first Southeast Asian operations centre, the latest in a string of similar offices around the globe.
Businesses churn out apps blending real, virtual worlds
You point your smartphone at an Italian restaurant, and diner reviews of its lasagna pop up on-screen.
EBay holiday forecast disappoints investors
(AP) -- EBay left investors unimpressed with its predictions for the holiday season even as its namesake site and PayPal online payment service showed healthy growth in the latest quarter.
China closed to outside Internet firms: eBay chief
The head of global online auction powerhouse eBay said that China has essentially put up a wall when it comes to non-Chinese Internet firms.
Facebook and eBay downplay Google threat
Silicon Valley star Sean Parker said Facebook would have to blunder in a big way for Google's social network to steal its crown.
China vendors 'riot' online over Taobao fee hike
Tens of thousands of frustrated small Chinese vendors are "online rioting" in protest at a decision by the nation's top web retailer Taobao to raise service fees, state media said on Thursday.
EBay to add image recognition to mobile offerings
EBay plans to add image-recognition technology to its mobile offerings, allowing shoppers to snap photos of items they covet - such as a cute dress a friend is wearing - that an eBay app will match up with similar items for ...
PayPal announces online shopping login service
PayPal, eBay's online payment service, announced a new service Wednesday that aims to make it easier to shop online by cutting down on the number of accounts consumers have to create with various Web retailers.
PayPal to announce online shopping login service
(AP) -- PayPal, eBay's online payment service, plans to announce a new service Wednesday that aims to make it easier to shop online by cutting down on the number of accounts consumers have to create with various Web retailers.
EU approves Microsoft's Skype takeover
European anti-trust officials approved on Friday US technology giant Microsoft's $8.5-billion takeover of Internet voice and video leader Skype.
HP gains control of Autonomy
Hewlett-Packard said Monday that it has closed its $10.24 billion purchase of British software company Autonomy, a deal which contributed to the downfall of former HP chief executive Leo Apotheker.
Report: H-P bolsters defenses, hires Goldman Sachs
(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard is beefing up its defenses in an effort to fend off activist investors who, with enough shares, could demand drastic changes at the company, according to a published report.
Whitman faces big challenges at HP
No one's counting Hewlett-Packard Co. out. But by any measure, new CEO Meg Whitman faces a mountain of problems as she takes the reins of the world's biggest-selling tech company.