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eBay hacked: Passwords reset after servers raided

eBay hacked: Passwords reset after servers raided

An eBay hack has left the online auction site asking all of its registered users to change their password, after its databases were compromised and encrypted login details stolen. Investigation of the hack, eBay says, shows no signs that credit card or other financial information was obtained, but instead a broad selection of personal data including physical address and phone number.

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PayPal considering adding Bitcoin

PayPal considering adding Bitcoin

EBay added a virtual currency section to its website early last month, giving Bitcoin and similar users the option to buy and sell the digital monies. The company may be extending its cryptocurrency embrace to include support on PayPal.

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ZTE Open C Firefox OS smartphone launches via eBay

ZTE Open C Firefox OS smartphone launches via eBay

ZTE has launched its Open C Firefox OS smartphone on eBay, making it available to consumers in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and elsewhere via eBay's Global Buying Hub sites. For those ordering in the US, the handset is priced at $99.

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Bitcoin legitimized on eBay with virtual currency category

Bitcoin legitimized on eBay with virtual currency category

A new category for digital items has been added to eBay making waves because of the trading potential it brings to the marketplace. The category in question is “Virtual Currency”, which will make selling Bitcoins, dogecoin, crypto currency miners, and mining contracts an easy task.

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Xbox One “Launch Team 2013” consoles pop up on eBay

Xbox One “Launch Team 2013” consoles pop up on eBay

Microsoft’s Xbox is always a lot of fun for fans of customization. Various skins and limited edition boxes tend to dot the landscape throughout the console’s life, and some Microsoft employees are taking advantage with the newest Xbox. Special edition Xbox One consoles, doled out to employees in Redmond ahead of launch, are being hocked on eBay for quite a bit of coin.

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New HTC One escapes onto eBay in Verizon form

New HTC One escapes onto eBay in Verizon form

With so many details about the new HTC One already known, all that's really left for HTC to do is start selling the new smartphone, but even there the company has been beaten to it. A 2014 HTC One (aka "HTC M8") has already sold in Verizon form on eBay, confirming the much-rumored specifications along the way.

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Samsung ZEQ Tizen smartphone surfaces on eBay

Samsung ZEQ Tizen smartphone surfaces on eBay

Earlier this week, Samsung's ZEQ Tizen smartphone leaked in a press photo, which revealed a phone looking dashingly similar to the Galaxy S4 and said to have a 4.8-inch display. Whilst a nice leak, as far as unofficial details go, it has been eclipsed by the handset's latest foray into pubic view: an eBay listing.

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eBay readying The Plaza direct-to-consumer brands sale site for the spring tips analyst

eBay readying The Plaza direct-to-consumer brands sale site for the spring tips analyst

eBay has a booming auction business and is one of the most popular places online for people to go to sell off the old junk they no longer want. An analyst from Macquarie Capital named Ben Schachter noted in a recent report that eBay has a plan to open a new direct-to-consumer sales site this spring.

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Amazon drone delivery is “fantasy” eBay CEO dismisses

Amazon drone delivery is “fantasy” eBay CEO dismisses

Amazon's drone delivery program, "PrimeAir", has been dismissed as fantasy by eBay's CEO, with the outspoken exec arguing that the online retail giant's aim to have micro-deliveries airborne isn't practical. "We're not really focusing on long-term fantasies," John Donahue told Bloomberg TV when asked about Amazon's moonshot scheme, which according to CEO Jeff Bezos has a 2015 launch target. "We're focusing on things we can do today."

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Apple executive joins eBay as chief product officer

Apple executive joins eBay as chief product officer

The latest in company poaching comes by way of eBay, which has nabbed Apple executive R. J. Pittman who will now reported to the retail company's president as eBay's Chief Product Officer. The move comes after what is said to be a couple months of talks going on behind the scene, and is unrelated to recent Apple hires, including Burberry's CEO.

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ZTE Open Firefox OS phone hitting eBay in the US and UK

ZTE Open Firefox OS phone hitting eBay in the US and UK

In a strange move by ZTE, the company is planning to sell its latest handset in the US and UK by listing it on eBay. Of course, this wouldn't the first time that companies have resorted to eBay for selling their products, but it's interesting to see a mobile phone maker sell their devices directly through eBay instead of their own website.

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eBay Exact arrives for customizable, 3D-printed products

eBay Exact arrives for customizable, 3D-printed products

What once was just a simple website for hosting online auctions is now a company that does so much more. eBay just launched a new service called Exact, which is essentially an online store dedicated entirely to 3D-printed products that shoppers can choose from and even customize, including phone cases, accessories, and jewelry.

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