(PhysOrg.com) -- Having worked for 25 years at fragile archaeological sites in Peru, UCLA archaeologist Charles "Chip" Stanish held his breath when the online auction house eBay launched more than a decade ago.
Who wouldn't pay a penny for a sports car? That's the mentality some popular online auctions take advantage of -- the opportunity to get an expensive item for very little money.
Researchers at the University of Southampton have designed a new pricing mechanism that could change the way in which electric vehicles are charged.
(AP) -- EBay Inc. reported healthy second-quarter earnings Wednesday as more people transferred money through its PayPal payment service and shopped on its main website.
Imagine you could work out the answer to a question, without knowing what the question was. For example, suppose someone thinks of two numbers and then asks another person to work out their sum, without letting them know ...
(AP) -- Online auction site eBay Inc. was fined euro1.7 million ($2.5 million) by a Paris court on Monday for failing to stop the sale of famous perfume brands like Christian Dior, Guerlain, Givenchy and Kenzo - all of which ...
Whether online auctions are selling rare Pokemon cards or fine art, the science behind inciting the highest bids gets a boost from a paper to be published in the September issue of the Journal of Retailing. Researchers from ...
A retired experimental physicist has put up his 1988 Nobel Prize for auction, and the minimum bid is $325,000.
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.
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.