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eBay Q3 2012 earnings show solid year-over-year gains

eBay Q3 2012 earnings show solid year-over-year gains

eBay posted its financial results for quarter 3 2012 today, and it looks the company had a good quarter across the board. Total revenue for the quarter came in at $3.4 billion, which is a 15% increase year-over-year. Despite that significant climb, Forbes points out that revenue was slightly below the $3.41 billion analysts were expecting, but still, missing the mark by $10 million when revenue was in the billions isn't too bad.

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eBay announces logo switch, roll out begins next month

eBay announces logo switch, roll out begins next month

We've nearly arrived at the end of an era, ladies and gentlemen. The iconic eBay logo that we've seen all over the place for the past 17 years (yes, it really has been 17 years since eBay launched) is about to go the way of the dinosaurs, to be replaced by a more professional logo. Soon, the bouncy eBay logo will be replaced with a cleaner-looking one, a switch which apparently signals a larger shift in the way we use eBay. Take a look at the new logo below.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 21, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 21, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday evening, everyone. Let's jump right into the news, shall we? Today Apple delivered its closing arguments in the suit against Samsung, and it didn't pull any punches. Additionally, we found out that jurors deciding the case have been given various devices to help them decide who's in the right, but can't do much of anything with them. Apple's stock took a bit of a dip after it was crowned the most valuable public company ever, and some good news coming out of Foxconn, as its progress report with Fair Labor Association came back positive.

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EBay bans the sale of metaphysical items

EBay bans the sale of metaphysical items

There has always been a long list of items that aren't allowed to be sold on the auction website eBay. These items span everything from hazardous materials to medical devices requiring a prescription. EBay has announced that it is adding more items to the list of products that can't be sold on the auction site. The products include anything classed as metaphysical.

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EBay Now beta service offers $5 same-day delivery from local stores

EBay Now beta service offers $5 same-day delivery from local stores

A new service has turned up on eBay that is in beta form and only available for a very limited number of users in San Francisco. The new service is called eBay Now, and it is an iOS app that allows users to shop for products from local stores with cheap same-day delivery. Anyone can sign up to enter the beta, but eBay has to send out the link to the users selected to download the app.

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Legend of Zelda prototype cartridge comes with hefty price tag

Legend of Zelda prototype cartridge comes with hefty price tag

We all know about the ultra-rare and super-valuable Nintendo World Championship cartridges that pop up from time-to-time, but this prototype cartridge for The Legend of Zelda you see pictured below has a price tag that will make even the serious game collector cringe. Currently available on eBay, the cartridge comes with a Buy It Now price of $150,000.00. To be fair, seller tjcurtin1 is also including a factory sealed and graded copy of The Legend of Zelda, but the main star of this listing is clearly the yellow prototype cartridge.

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Google, Amazon, eBay, Facebook form The Internet Association

Google, Amazon, eBay, Facebook form The Internet Association

2012 has been a year filled with stories about Washington trying to regulate the Internet, and now it seems that some of the web's biggest faces are coming together to do something about it. Google, Facebook, Amazon, and eBay have joined forces to form a new Washington lobbying group called the Internet Association, which aims to "advance public policy solutions that strengthen and protect an open, innovative and free Internet." The group will be led by former Deputy Staff Director to the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Michael Beckerman.

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Seattle hacker held for massive retail cyberattack

Seattle hacker held for massive retail cyberattack

This week a Russian native hacker was arrested in Cyprus, Seattle in the USA for relatively gigantic attacks on retail outlets back in 2008. Dmitry Olegovick Zubakha, 25, of Moscow was previously held by a Seattle grand jury for conspiracy to intentionally cause damage without authorization to a protected computer as well as unlawful possession of "at least" 15 unauthorized access devices. The attacks being publicized this week took place in 2008 and associated the hacker with illegal activities involving Amazon.com, ebay.com, and Priceline.com over a period of several months.

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