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15 hrs ago | ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Pierre Omidyar From France | Founder of eBay and Philanthropist

Pierre Omidyar founded the online auction site eBay . Born in Paris in 1967, he earned a degree in computer science from Tufts University and worked for Apple before launching eBay, whose immediate popularity surprised him.


Related Topix: eBay, Startups, Tufts University

19 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Painting like a pro

Though we're not professional artists or even students, we decided to try Corel's new "Painter 2015."


Related Topix: Corel, Software, eBay, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Laptops/Notebooks, Hewlett Packard

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Smartphone in hand, daredevils climb to dizzying heights

Some scale bridges and skyscrapers to capture gorgeous cityscapes. Others turn the camera on themselves, dangling their feet off the edge of rooftops while smiling for vertigo-inducing selfies.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Entrepreneur Magazine

Tech Moves That Level the Ecommerce Playing Field for Small Business

A clear gap is emerging between ecommerce behemoths such as Amazon and eBay and the small-to-medium businesses competing with them.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, eBay, Startups, Amazon, Magento, Internet, Science / Technology

Silicon Alley Insider

Web Marketer Facing Prison Claims eBay Turned A Blind Eye To A $35 Million Alleged Fraud

A former affiliate marketer for eBay who will start a 15-month federal prison sentence on Sept.

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Related Topix: eBay, Startups, Federal Prisons, Prison, Marketing, Business Insider

Insider Monkey

eBay Inc (EBAY) Facing Bearish Bets

CNBC 's Dan Nathan presented an options trading case on eBay Inc. . Particularly, he mentioned that there was a buyer of 12,000 September 12 Weekly-Strike Puts, priced at $0.35.


Related Topix: eBay, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, e-dialog, GSI Technology, Magento

WUSA-TV Washington

What do people in your state buy the most? Take a look

What do people in your state buy the most? Take a look You can tell an awful lot about a state by the things its residents buy when nobody is looking.


Business Journal

Here's what N.C. residents purchase most on eBay

When shopping on the online auction site eBay, Missouri residents spend the most on jewelry; In Massachusetts, it's photography equipment.

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Related Topix: e-dialog, eBay, Startups, GSI Technology, Magento, Tar Heel, NC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Put Volume Pops as eBay Inc (EBAY) Retreats

Off the charts, rumors are swirling that London-based online fashion firm ASOS plc could be a potential takeover target for eBay Inc .

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Related Topix: eBay, Startups, e-dialog, GSI Technology, Magento, Financial Markets

Bid on Fusion - A New Wholesale Inventory Source for eBay PowerSellers

In the Spring of 2014 I received a phone call from a former eBay consignment client.


Related Topix: eBay, Startups, Magento, Barnes & Noble


Ticket Search Engine SeatGeek Raises $35M Round From Accel And Some Big-Name Athletes

SeatGeek , a company that bills itself as "the web's largest ticket search engine", is announcing that it has raised $35 million in Series B funding.


Related Topix: SeatGeek, Science / Technology, Internet, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, eBay, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Rovio Mobile, Nintendo, Angry Birds, Video Games

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Hill

Net sales tax move is biggest gripe for Web companies

Lawmakers' attempts to attach an Internet sales tax to a bill preventing a tax on Internet access topped a group of Web companies' list of bad laws for 2014.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, eBay

Alibaba's earnings leap ahead of NY stock market debut

Just weeks ahead of its expected debut on the New York Stock Exchange, Chinese Internet colossus Alibaba reported that its quarterly profit nearly tripled on surging revenue.


Related Topix: Alibaba, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Taobao


Successful ecommerce takes more than online presence, says new NASDAQ study

"Be disrupted, or disrupt yourself," says Mike Stiller, associate director of corporate solutions at NASDAQ, in a phone call with VentureBeat.


Related Topix: Amazon, e-dialog, eBay, Startups, GSI Technology, Magento


Can You Get Arrested for Buying Stolen Goods?

You may not know it, but the item you just bought via eBay or Craigslist may have been stolen.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Daily Mail

Police hunt for missing 7-year-old boy after he ran off from his mother in town centre

Ex-Marine, 32, is left brain damaged after 'being attacked by gang of 20 black men' who said Waffle House 'wasn't safe for white people after Ferguson' Satanic Craigslist killer who claims she murdered 22 victims dodges the death penalty after pleading GUILTY to fatally stabbing married man in sex attack What does YOUR state buy most on eBay? Map ... (more)


Related Topix: North Carolina, Prison

China Digital Times

Jobs Hard to Find for China's Disabled

For decades, jobs for the disabled in China have mostly been limited to masseuses, matchbox makers and hairdressers.

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Related Topix: eBay, Startups

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seeking Alpha

eBay Update: Baupost Entry, Spin-Off Rumors, And Amazon Competition

Seth Klarman's Baupost Group, a strictly value-oriented firm, revealed a new position in eBay in its 13-F filing.

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Related Topix: e-dialog, eBay, Startups, GSI Technology, Magento, Amazon

CBS Local

eBay Survey: Firearms Are Most Popular Purchase Items In New York State

Despite strong pushes for gun control at the state level in recent years, firearms and supplies ranked as the most popular items purchased on eBay in New York State in a new survey.



eBay State Map Reveals All Your Neighbors' Quirky Shopping Habits

While you'd like to blame that compulsive purchase of rainbow-colored Adirondack chairs on a moment of mid-winter delirium, the state where you live might actually offer more insight on your shopping habits.


Related Topix: quirky


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