eBay: News

10 Apr 2024


eBay's AI feature recommends outfits based on your past purchases

American e-commerce giant eBay has launched an innovative feature, "Shop the look," on its iOS mobile app.

22 Mar 2024


High demand for SpaceX's Starship ceramic tiles on eBay

SpaceX has launched three fully-stacked Starship prototypes into orbit so far.

eBay to pay $59M settlement for selling drug-making equipment

eBay has agreed to pay $59 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of selling equipment used for making narcotic drugs.

24 Jan 2024


eBay to cut 1,000 jobs as expenses outpace revenue growth

eBay has announced its decision to eliminate 1,000 jobs, which makes up 9% of its full-time workforce. The move will also reduce work for external contractors.

eBay fined $3mn after employees sent live cockroaches to couple

eBay will pay a $3 million fine to settle a harassment case filed by a Massachusetts couple.

02 Aug 2023

Cardi B

Cardi B's microphone-turned-weapon is on eBay for sale now! 

Cardi B recently found herself in the headlines after an incident unfolded during one of her gigs.

23 Nov 2019


2019 Black Friday sales: Here's how to shop from India

As we all know it, Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year in the US. The mega sale event is celebrated one day after Thanksgiving and for 2019, it will take place on November 29.

01 Nov 2019


A Singaporean company bought (unicorn) ShopClues for peanuts

ShopClues, a once-popular marketplace in India's online shopping space, has been acquired by Singapore-based e-commerce platform Qoo10 in an all-stock deal.

12 Oct 2019


Why eBay, Mastercard, Visa ditched Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project

When Facebook announced Libra in June, it had promised a digital token for personal and store payments.

27 Sep 2019


A humongous 15-ton battle robot is on sale on eBay

Are you up for buying a humongous battle robot?

21 Aug 2019


Couple takes sand from Italy beach, faces jail for 'stealing'

If you've ever been to a beach, you might have felt the impulse to pick up seashells, or fill up a bottle with sand to take home.

04 Jul 2019

Porsche 911

This man is building a 3D-printed Lamborghini Aventador at home

A physicist is building a full-scale model of Lamborghini Aventador using 3D-printing.

18 May 2019


Most cyber-attack vulnerable Indian cities: Is yours on the list?

Two years ago, the world witnessed WannaCry, one of the most devastating cyberattacks that compromised hundreds of thousands of computers in a few hours.

20 Apr 2019


68-million-year-old baby T-rex listed on eBay, scientists infuriated

Fossils are the gift of nature, an opportunity to imagine living creatures as they were before the evolution of the human kind.

19 Apr 2019


29-year-old man in relationship with robot, plans to marry it

Love for machines is real, but sometimes it could go up to a point where things may seem hard to believe.

08 Mar 2019


Authorities seize family's dog over unpaid taxes, sell it online

Heard of "legal" dog tax? If not, this is news for you.

05 Feb 2019


14-year-old boy builds online toy empire, earns Rs. 14L/year

E-commerce websites have given rise to many success stories of entrepreneurs, irrespective of their age and gender.

Vibrator free with boots? Woman's re-selling plan goes horribly wrong

Don't we all love unintentional surprise gifts? A Rs. 100 note from your jeans' backpocket, or free dessert from a restaurant.

22 Nov 2018

Binny Bansal

I-T Dept issues notices to Sachin, Binny Bansal over Flipkart-Walmart-deal

Flipkart founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal have been issued notices by the Income Tax Department, asking them to disclose their total earnings arising out of Walmart-Flipkart deal.

Man puts girlfriend on sale, bid reaches Rs. 68 lakh

What do you do when you're angry with your partner? You ignore them, don't talk to them or worse, dump them. But not Dale Leeks.

05 Oct 2018


Stolen Facebook logins selling on dark web for just $3

A number of Facebook accounts compromised in the recent data breach have been spotted on the dark web, selling for just $3 (Rs. 220).

31 Aug 2018

Justin Bieber

5 weirdest things ever sold on eBay

While eBay was primarily an e-commerce platform in India, the company's global reputation stems from it being one of the best auction sites in the world.

30 Aug 2018


Here's your chance to own iPhone's 1st Generation Prototype

If you're an Apple fan and want to own a piece of Apple history, there's news for you.

24 Jul 2018


#EndOfAnEra: Flipkart to shutdown eBay.in in August

According to ToI, Flipkart is all set to shutdown one of India's oldest e-commerce sites, eBay.in, marking the end of an era.

11 Jul 2018


Football: US hedge fund Elliott takes over AC Milan

7-time European champions AC Milan have new owners as US hedge fund Elliott Management made an announcement of taking over the Italian club.

05 Dec 2017

Russia News

UK: Vladimir Putin calendars sold out, but who's buying them?

Russian media outlets have claimed that calendars featuring President Vladimir Putin's photographs in various poses have reportedly been selling like hot cakes in the UK.

28 Oct 2017


iPhone X sold out within minutes: A redemption for Apple?

Amid dwindling sales and falling stocks, Apple might have hit gold with its latest offering: the new iPhone X, costing around Rs. 1L, was sold out within minutes of opening pre-orders.

12 Sep 2017


iPhone, a concept that was supposed to fail

When the iPhone first came out, several tech pundits vehemently brushed it aside saying that it will never work. Well, to put it across bluntly, it did.

30 Aug 2017


The rise of Iranian-Americans in the tech industry

The appointment of long time Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi as the new Uber CEO underscores a larger phenomena happening in America for some time now - the rise of Iranian-Americans in the tech industry.

18 Jul 2017


Google Glass is back, in a new overhauled avatar

Proving us all wrong, Google Glass is alive and well. Although it didn't live up to the earlier hype of being the portable computer that the company marketed it to be, it's doing fabulously in its new role.

25 May 2017

Donald Trump

Amazon CEO donates $1 million for the Freedom of Press

Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO donated $1 million to the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press.

06 Apr 2017


Flipkart's mergers if okayed, starts the proper e-commerce war

The market is currently ripe with rumours regarding two major Flipkart mergers - one with eBay and another with Snapdeal.

29 Nov 2016


Modi asks BJP members to submit bank details

PM Modi directed all BJP MPs and MLAs to submit details of their bank accounts so that suspicious transactions post November 8 can be tracked.

30 Aug 2016


India beating China in the world of operating systems

While China has failed to come out with a successful regional operating system, India's indigenous Indus OS has shown phenomenal growth in the last 2 years.

02 Aug 2016


The Kumbh Mela experiment to advance predictive analysis

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the Government of India, and two Indian startups - Tarah Technologies and Aarav Unmanned Systems - collected a huge amount of data during the Kumbh Mela 2016 for research purposes.