PayPal to pay $7.7m over sanctions violations

2015-03-26 11:18

PayPal has agreed to pay $7.7m in a settlement with US regulators, who say the payments company allowed violations of US sanctions against countries including Iran.

Charlie Hebdo issues selling for thousands of euros

2015-01-14 14:32

Copies of the latest edition of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which sold out within hours across France, are being offered on eBay for thousands of euros.

EBay may slash thousands of jobs

2014-12-11 09:05

US online retail giant eBay may slash thousands of jobs early in 2015 as it prepares to separate from PayPal to become an independent company, a report says.

Rare Rivonia trial artefacts up for sale online

2014-10-23 12:30

Rare artefacts from the Rivonia trial have been put up for sale on a classifieds website.

EBay plans PayPal spinoff in 2015

2014-09-30 19:04

EBay says it will spin off PayPal, its fast-growing payments business, into a publicly traded company, marking an about-face for the company.

Govt action needed against cyber threats

2014-08-10 19:27

Alarmed by mounting cyber threats around the world, a growing number of security experts see aggressive government action as the best hope to avert disaster.

Want to sell your cow? Try Quikr

2014-07-09 19:22

An Indian answer to Craigslist is drawing millions of monthly visitors to its website, exchanging everything from used iPads to cows.

What US shopping will look like in the future

2014-05-23 22:11

The future of US shopping: 3-D printers, holograms, on-demand coupons?

145 million eBay users at risk from breach

2014-05-23 09:15

US online giant eBay has said the number of users potentially affected by a massive data breach could be as many as 145 million.

eBay hacked - change your password

2014-05-21 18:52

Online auction house eBay has asked millions of users to change their passwords after a cyber-attack exposed its database to hackers.


Entrepreneurial Masterclass: Alibaba founder Jack Ma interviewed by Charlie Rose

2015-02-11 07:49

Jack Ma, the CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, gave an interview at the Davos World Economic Forum with Bloomberg TV’s Charlie Rose.

How to fight back if you've been scammed online

2014-12-24 10:40

Criminals are intent on scamming people during the holiday season and they will happily use online classifieds to do so. But you can get your own back.

UK online shopping spree could create delivery problems

2014-11-28 17:12

Britons are being warned to place online holiday-season gift orders much earlier as doubts emerge about the ability of delivery companies to handle volume.

eBay profit down, sales up

2014-10-17 10:03

EBay has posted a net income of $673m in the third quarter, a 2% decrease compared to $689m a year ago

Alibaba's plan: Today, China. Tomorrow, the world

2014-09-18 18:09

Alibaba, for now an e-commerce powerhouse in China, is quietly hinting at plans to expand into the US and go beyond the country's borders.

Sotheby's plans live auction via eBay

2014-07-14 19:35

Sotheby's and eBay have announced a partnership to make it easier to buy antiques, collectibles and works of fine art online.

Gumtree launches SA car price checking tool

2014-06-30 13:30

Online classifieds provider Gumtree has built a car pricing tool that helps buyers and sellers to figure out whether they getting a deal - or being ripped off.

US states investigating eBay cyber attack

2014-05-23 15:56

EBay has come under pressure over a cyber attack, as at least three US states begin investigating the e-commerce company's security.

Massive breach at eBay

2014-05-22 11:37

Cyberattackers have hacked US online giant eBay's database containing customer passwords and other personal data, one of the biggest breaches of its kind.

eBay urges customers to change passwords

2014-05-21 16:07

US online giant eBay says cyberattackers broke into its database with customer names, passwords and other personal data earlier this year.

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