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Baby submits winning bid for car using dad’s eBay app, dad keeps car

Fourteen-month-old Sorella Stoate didn't waste time with in-app purchases of a buck or two when she got her hands on her dad's smartphone. Instead, she went straight to eBay and placed the winning bid on a 1962 Austin-Healey Sprite.

Cars

Microsoft investigated idea of launching Amazon-like e-commerce site, report says

A report Thursday revealed computer giant Microsoft was until recently researching the possibility of launching an online marketplace to take on the likes of Amazon and eBay. The project has since been shelved.

Web

New legislation would do away with tax-free online shopping

Online shoppers have been spoiled by tax-free shopping for the longest time, but this will change should the Marketplace Fairness Act pass on May 6.

Web

Explorers beware, Google forbids the resale or lending of Glass

Google is forbidding any Glass Explorers from reselling or even lending out its $1,500 gadget, reserving the right to deactivate the device of anyone breaching the policy.

Android Army

Want a refurbished iPad or Macbook Air? Apple’s eBay store offers better prices than Apple.com

According to DealNews, Apple's unofficial eBay store, Refurbished Outlet, sometimes offer better prices on iPads and Macbook Airs than on Apple's own store for refurbished iDevices.

Apple

eBay Now goes fully mobile, same-day shipping available in New York, San Fran, and San Jose

EBay Now offers one-hour delivery service to residents of San Jose and launches their mobile Web version this Thursday so smartphone users can shop easily. The same-day delivery ante has been upped.

Mobile

Carvana offers digital dealership to online shoppers

Whether you're a savvy internet shopper or just don't enjoy visiting the dealership, Carvana has found a way for you to buy a car with just a few clicks of the mouse.

Cars

Vintage camera collector sells off lot that took 50 years to build for $35K

A vintage camera collector in California auctioned off a collection of more than 1,000 cameras that took 50-plus years to build. The sale on eBay just ended, receiving $34,999 from just one bidder.

Photography

Terms & Conditions: When it comes to privacy, eBay is the anti-Facebook

Online auction giant eBay has updated its User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Here we'll take a look at what the new site governance documents mean for users. (Hint: They're better than you might think.)

Web

Apps and updates worth downloading: eBay, Fitocracy, Noble Nutlings, and more

Before you get too excited about all the new devices announced at CES 2013, make sure that you're getting the most out of your current phone or tablet. Load it up with some of the best apps and updates from this week including EBay, Fitocracy, Bloom.fm, and…

Mobile

Sell anything anywhere in a second thanks to new startup SellSimple

Selling online is tough, but 2012 was full of new apps and startups that wanted to make that easier. SellSimple is the newest player in the game, promising to make selling anything on any of the big e-commerce sites simpler than ever

Mobile

eBay is testing out new shipment and selling systems to help you clean out that closet

EBay is in the process of testing out new selling services for amateur sellers or sellers with little time on their hands.

Home

Own every Super Nintendo game for only $25,000

Do you have 25 grand burning a hole in your pocket? Do you harbor endless affection for Nintendo's second home game console? If so, a new eBay auction should prove very intriguing for any would-be collectors among you.

Gaming

Nexus 4 sales now regulated on eBay due to high demand

On Friday, eBay posted a notice to its users issuing guidelines for the sales of Google and LG's Nexus 4 device.

Mobile

Is Apple running its own eBay store? Signs point to ‘Yes’

A recently launched eBay store that only sells refurbished Apple products appears to be a thinly disguised outlet run by Apple itself. And thanks to some sales tax loophole, buying through the eBay store may actually be a better deal than the online Apple…

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