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Photography

Capitalism prevails! This rare Soviet spy lens will set you back $400,000

A rare "Soviet spy lens" has been listed on eBay for almost half-a-million dollars, but there are plenty of things that make it highly suspicious. Is it a unique collectible, or is it not as highly prized as its seller would like you to…
Computing

eBay expands one-hour-delivery service to desktop, more regions

Potentially ideal for people living in New York City, the San Francisco Peninsula, Chicago and Dallas, eBay Now is expanding within those areas and offering a new desktop user interface.
Cars

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.
Web

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.
Android Army

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.
Apple

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.
Mobile

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.
Cars

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.
Photography

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.
Web

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.)
Mobile

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…