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  • Sales of gold up on eBay amid stock market turmoil

    For gold sellers on eBay, the recent stock market turmoil has been a boon for business. Gold and silver sales on eBay had already been rising steadily over the past several years _ so much so that eBay Inc. created a special area in May to make it easier for buyers to find sellers.


  • EBay 2Q profit falls on acquisition charges

    EBay Inc.'s second-quarter results beat analyst expectations Tuesday with growth in its PayPal online payment service and marketplace business _ although profit fell 31 percent on charges from its recent purchase of e-commerce retail site operator GSI Commerce.


  • EBay profit falls on charges, results beat Street

    EBay Inc.'s PayPal online payment service and marketplaces business grew swiftly during the second quarter, helping its results beat analyst expectations, although charges from its recent purchase of retail website operator GSI Commerce cut its profit.


  • Economy Briefs

    Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to pay $85 million to settle civil charges that it falsified loan documents and pushed borrowers toward subprime mortgages with higher interest rates during the housing boom.


  • EU court sees responsibilities of online retailers

    Online retailers like eBay Inc. can be held responsible for the infringement of trademarks by goods they sell, Europe's top court said Tuesday.


  • EBay to buy mobile payments company Zong for $240M

    EBay Inc. is buying mobile payments provider Zong for about $240 million in cash so it can extend the reach of its PayPal online payments service.


  • Exterior view of PayPal and eBay offices in San Jose, Calif., Friday, May 27, 2011. Google says it will fight allegations that it stole PayPal's trade secrets to develop a service that allows people to use their smartphones like credit cards. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    Google, PayPal tussle over mobile payment secrets

    Google Inc.'s ambitious plan to supplant credit cards with smartphones has thrust the Internet search leader into a legal tussle with online payment pioneer PayPal, which contends Google stole its ideas by hiring away two key executives.


  • Illustration: Google by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    Google, PayPal tussle over mobile payment secrets

    Google Inc.'s ambitious plan to supplant credit cards with smartphones has thrust the Internet search leader into a legal tussle with online payment pioneer PayPal, which contends Google stole its ideas by hiring away two key executives.


  • Microsoft agrees to buy Skype for $8.5B

    Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype SA for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker's 36-year history.


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