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  1. NYTimes Cutting 100 Jobs As Apps And Native Ads Fail To Stem DeclineRead the original story

    39 min ago | Silicon Valley Watcher

    ... Faith in "apps" as a savior of newspapers, was widely seen in commentary last year, around Amazon's Jeff Bezos and eBay's Pierre Omidyar announcements of their combined half-a-billion dollars in media investments. These billionaire technologists ...

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  2. Is Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)'s Shortest Path To eBay Inc (EBAY) Through China?Read the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Insider Monkey

    According to Forbes , the core eBay Inc business will be valued somewhere between $30 and $40 billion, practically half of its current market capitalization. This raises the question of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd attempting a purchase on its American competitor.

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  3. PayPal was going to partner with Apple Pay, but then it cozied up to SamsungRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Digital Trends

    Hell hath no fury like Apple scorned. Apple and Paypal were reportedly in talks to add PayPal as a preferred partner to Apple Pay, but then eBay's CEO John Donahoe aligned PayPal with Samsung instead.

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  4. PayPal, eBay splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    EBay said on Tuesday it will spin off PayPal into a separate, publicly traded company, more than a decade after acquiring the lucrative online payments business. The move is a response to demands from investors who have for months called for PayPal, the fastest-growing branch of eBay and often thought to be bogged down by eBay's retail operations, to become its own company.

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  5. Risks Emerge in eBay's Decision to Spin Off PayPalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    However, the split comes with financial risks for PayPal and it may indicate that eBay has been unsuccessful in a multi-year effort to compete directly against larger e-commerce competitors like Amazon eBay CEO John Donahoe spent most of the first half of 2014 attempt to prove that eBay and PayPal were better together. Reversing course now, it seems he is not making the decision from a position of strength.

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  6. eBay's Spinoff of PayPal Still Risky Despite PopularityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... complete registration. decision to split its payments business, PayPal, from the company's iconic online marketplace, eBay Marketplace. However, the split comes with financial risks for PayPal and it may indicate that eBay has been unsuccessful in a ...

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  7. Apple Pay May Be the Reason eBay Is Spinning Off PayPalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Time

    John Donahoe, president and chief executive officer of eBay Inc., speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news.

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  8. Rumor: PayPal excluded from Apple Pay service providers due to relationship with SamsungRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | O'Grady's PowerPage

    ... ahead and partnered with Samsung on the Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner, a move that was reportedly forced onto PayPal by eBay CEO John Donahoe. PayPal's now-former president David Marcus was purportedly categorically against the Samsung deal, knowing ...

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  9. Windows 10 Revealed; eBay, PayPal Break Up; Cheaper Pebble WatchesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    ... out PCMag's First Look at Microsoft's Windows 10 as well Windows 10 Is What Windows 8 Should Have Been . In other news, eBay and PayPal will become separate companies in 2015. Despite insisting just several months ago that eBay and PayPal belong ...

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  10. eBay Inc (EBAY)'s House Sweep Initiation By Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP)'s Carl IcahnRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

    Kevin O'Leary, who is a Shark Tank investor explained on CNBC why it's not just eBay's CEO who needs to be punished on account of this mismanagement. O'Leary stressed on two factors that highlight eBay Inc 's blunder to fight off the suggestion made by Icahn Enterprises LP .

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  11. eBay Inc (EBAY)'s PayPal Must Join Forces With Another Company After Spin-Off: Carl IcahnRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

    Carl Icahn truly deserves his title as the greatest activist investor on Wall Street and the latest eBay Inc 's decision to spin-off PayPal confirms it once again. In a statement on his website, Shareholders' Square Table , Mr. Icahn said that eBay's board finally did what they should have done some time ago and overall he is happy with the decision.

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  12. EBay To Split Off Lucrative PayPal BusinessRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    EBay is splitting off its fastest growing segment, payment service PayPal, the e-commerce company said Tuesday. Investors applauded the news, sending eBay's shares up nearly 7 percent in morning trading.

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  13. EBay to Spin Off PayPal as Mobile Payments Gain MomentumRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    EBay Inc. is spinning off its PayPal division, throwing the business into direct competition with Apple Inc. and Google Inc. as consumers step up the use of smartphones and computers to pay for goods and services. Activist shareholder Carl Icahn had pushed for a split earlier this year, only to be rebuffed by Chief Executive Officer John Donahoe, who said in March a separation was "not a good idea."

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  14. Analyst Downgrades: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., eBay Inc, and Walgreen CompanyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | SchaeffersResearch.com

    Analysts are weighing in today on home retailer Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. , e-commerce issue eBay Inc , and pharmacy chain Walgreen Company .

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  15. What's behind the EBay, PayPal separationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    In February, EBay Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Donahoe appeared on Bloomberg Television with a message: Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn is wrong and PayPal is stronger as part of the online marketplace. Yesterday, just seven months later, Donahoe announced he has decided to split off PayPal as a separate company from EBay -- exactly what Icahn had proposed.

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  16. 12 Best Cities to Shop in USARead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

    ... taxation on shoppers has drawn lots of buyers towards online marketplaces, such as Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) and eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY ) over the past years, seeking to avoid having to pay sales taxes. So if you are planning to go shopping ...

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  17. Should Investors Keep eBay Or PayPal Post Spin-Off?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Shares of eBay popped up after the e-commerce giant announced plans to spin off its PayPal operations into a separate publicly-traded entity. However, PayPal will provide investors with more attractive revenue growth prospects, which will be more appealing to growth-oriented shareholders.

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  18. What Is PayPal's First Solo Move?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

    PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay. For eBay, the challenge will be how to drive revenue without its fastest-growing division.

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  19. PayPal and eBay to go their separate waysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Retailwire.com

    Carl Icahn got what he wanted. The activist investor has been pushing for eBay to spin off PayPal and yesterday brought news that the two companies will become standalone entities sometime in 2015.

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  20. Stocks slip, leaving S&P down for SeptemberRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... dragging down Chevron and other oil and gas companies. Ford Motor fell after cutting its profit forecast, while eBay jumped after announcing plans to spin off PayPal. Trading has turned choppy over recent weeks. Lingering concerns over conflicts ...

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