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eBay and PayPal see big jump in mobile payments this Thanksgiving

eBay and PayPal see big jump in mobile payments this Thanksgiving

Betwix watching football, eating turkey, and enjoying the holiday festivities, shoppers used their mobile devices to pay for a large amount of their online shopping sprees. Both eBay and PayPal saw a massive jump in mobile payments this Thanksgiving holiday. The figures are compared to the payment numbers from Thanksgiving 2011.

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eBay store for refurbished Apple products is run by Apple

eBay store for refurbished Apple products is run by Apple

If you want save some money and purchased Apple products on eBay, often you take your chances with individual sellers. Apple has been confirmed to have its own store on eBay selling Apple certified refurbished products. The products sold in the store include a full one-year warranty and are returned to like-new condition.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 17, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 17, 2012

It's time to begin counting down to the weekend once again, because we've hit Wednesday evening. Today we heard that the iPad Mini could launch on November 2, which makes sense considering that date is just over a week after Apple's October 23 press event. Later in the day, more sources were mentioning a November 2 release date for the iPad Mini, as well as spilling a few more details about the long-rumored device. The Isis NFC mobile payment system will apparently be launching on October 22, and Microsoft said that Internet Explorer 10 will be coming to Windows 7 in mid-November.

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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 shows off its sleek new look

eBay shows off its sleek new look

We already saw the redesign of the famous eBay logo last month, but that logo was just one part of a broader design overhaul. Today eBay is letting us have a sneak peek at the new look of its site, and like most everything else these days, the new eBay is sporting a sleek, modern look. This change isn't just cosmetic, however, as eBay has also overhauled the way we use the site in general.

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Wii U pre-orders fetching up to $750 on eBay

Wii U pre-orders fetching up to $750 on eBay

While hype for the Nintendo Wii U may not be as substantial compared to other consoles, pre-orders for the Wii U went quickly and eventually sold out. Now, console scalpers are looking to make bank on their pre-ordered Wii U consoles by selling them on eBay for almost a quarter as much as they originally paid for the console.

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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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