Tag: eBay

Reading Time: 7 minutes (Update 05-29-2024) Some packing and shipping tips: make sure we get a good, also decent sized packaging, otherwise the item may get lost during USPS shipping. I noticed two recent items (one is a buy from China, via eBay), another is a small item shipped from Springfield, MO (education sector, probably want to save on

August 19, 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute eBay agreed to sell a majority stake of Skype to a consortium of private investors lead by Silver Lake Partners. (WSJ: EBay CEO: Skype Investors “Confident” of Work-Around Software, get it from Google if necessary). Silver lake is not new to me. Because they bought Seagate, and my former employer (hint: a major CAD/PLM software

September 1, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes (eBay headquater, Sillicon Vally, 2008, copyright@Shanzi) Who is Meg Whittman? She is the CEO of eBay, and has been in that position for almost ten years, and she is leaving the job on March 31. I don’t personally know her (my friend Wang Jianshuo may have seen her). But from the CNBC show “eBay effect”,

January 24, 2008

Reading Time: < 1 minute This one caught me off the guard. It looks like a normal eBay message. I actually clicked through the link in the email and a few days later I received the real email from eBay says my eBay account is compromised. So I did the demage control thing. Today I received the same message again. I don’t

February 5, 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute Google is doing everything to become the king of the Internet. The holiday promotion of Google Check out is targeted towards eBay’s Paypal; in the search market it’s continuing gaining market share from Yahoo, although I still like Yahoo Mail better than GMail 🙂 eBay is not standing still, it’s raising the listing fees. As

January 7, 2007

Reading Time: 2 minutes eBay’s China effort took a big hit today, or use eBay’s own term, they are adopting a “new strategy” in the China C2C market: they are going to team up with Tom Online on the online auction site. Whatever the term they use, the real story is they were losing market share ever since they

December 19, 2006
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