US online auction giant eBay will take a controlling stake in South Korea's biggest online marketplace Gmarket in a deal worth up to 1.2 billion dollars, the two companies announced on Thursday.
PayPal plans to throw open the doors of its software platform to enable outside developers to build innovative tools using the online financial transaction service.
(AP) -- EBay has completed its sale of Skype for about $2 billion to an investor group that included the founders of the Internet phone service.
(AP) -- EBay Inc.'s name may conjure images of online auctions, but the company is hoping to turn attention to its second-largest business - PayPal - which it expects to blossom significantly in the next few years.
The laptop computer that Bill Clinton used in 1998 to send the first-ever US presidential email has sold for $60,667 in an online auction, the Boston auction house that handled the transaction said Thursday.
In a competitive context, consumers are willing to pay significantly more to win when other bidders are unknown, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
After earning his Ph.D. in economics in 2012, Matt Backus took a somewhat unusual postdoctoral position. Instead of heading off to the ivy-covered walls of a university, he joined other academics at eBay Research Labs.
(AP)—California began auctioning permits Wednesday for greenhouse gas emissions, launching one of the world's most ambitious efforts to cut heat-trapping gases from industrial sources.
(AP) -- PayPal's mobile unit chief will become the online payments service's next president.
A fishing village in easternmost Canada has tried to auction off on eBay a sperm whale carcass that washed up onto its shores.