News tagged with online auctions

Major step ahead for cryptography

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 ...

dateMay 26, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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eBay fined in France for selling upscale perfumes

(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 ...

dateNov 30, 2009 in Internet
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Real competitors enhance thrill of auctions

The thrill is part of the game—whoever waits for his bid to be accepted on online auction platforms, feels the excitement in the bidding war for the object of desire. The heart beats faster, palms start to sweat. Physiological ...

dateSep 04, 2015 in Social Sciences
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