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Toddler accidentally buys car on eBay using dad’s smartphone
# Nice Motor
From The Daily Edge
# Nice Motor

Toddler accidentally buys car on eBay using dad’s smartphone

Jul 11th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,082 Views 0 Comments

Fourteen-month-old Sorella Stoute placed the winning bid for the motor.

Now THIS is how you sell a used car
# Jump In My Car
From The Daily Edge
# Jump In My Car

Now THIS is how you sell a used car

Jun 13th 2013, 11:20 AM 5,537 Views 0 Comments

All other eBay sellers will have to up their game.

Weird Wide Web: Window shopping, funny faces and love tearing you apart
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Window shopping, funny faces and love tearing you apart

Jun 9th 2013, 11:30 AM 6,206 Views 13 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Man's eBay campaign to pay parking ticket goes viral
# Tickety Boo
From The Daily Edge
# Tickety Boo

Man's eBay campaign to pay parking ticket goes viral

Jun 6th 2013, 5:55 PM 1,934 Views 1 Comment

It was so successful, the seller is now using it as a fundraiser for a needy friend.

Want to buy a new fiver... for €6.90?
# Bargain
From The Daily Edge
# Bargain

Want to buy a new fiver... for €6.90?

May 22nd 2013, 9:59 AM 2,455 Views 2 Comments

Plus postage, naturally.

EBay monitoring listings of Boston Marathon medals
# Boston Marathon
From The42
# Boston Marathon

EBay monitoring listings of Boston Marathon medals

May 1st 2013, 7:05 PM 14,286 Views 7 Comments

The auction site says they’re determined to make sure no-one makes a profit from the bombings.

11 internet firsts you probably never heard of
# Internet Firsts
# Internet Firsts

11 internet firsts you probably never heard of

Apr 26th 2013, 9:30 PM 25,463 Views 30 Comments

The first photo ever uploaded to the internet, the first registered domain name… let’s step back into the internet’s history.

Why tax-free shopping on the internet could be facing end in US
# Online Shopping
# Online Shopping

Why tax-free shopping on the internet could be facing end in US

Apr 23rd 2013, 8:59 AM 7,305 Views 15 Comments

The bill, which was being debated in the US Senate yesterday, could lead to the recouping of $11 billion in lost annual sales taxes.

The car that got Rory McIlroy to the Ryder Cup in time is for sale
# Ryder Cup Bid
From The42
# Ryder Cup Bid

The car that got Rory McIlroy to the Ryder Cup in time is for sale

Apr 5th 2013, 10:38 AM 2,024 Views 4 Comments

And can be yours on eBay for less than €4000 though post and packaging might be expensive.

Here are 10 things you never knew about the world's largest online retailer
# Amazonazing
# Amazonazing

Here are 10 things you never knew about the world's largest online retailer

Mar 31st 2013, 6:00 PM 29,411 Views 51 Comments

Not bad for a company that started out in its owners garage.

Which of you weirdos is going to buy Ronaldo's wrecked car on Ebay?
# CR7
From The42
# CR7

Which of you weirdos is going to buy Ronaldo's wrecked car on Ebay?

Mar 8th 2013, 9:39 AM 2,837 Views 0 Comments

For just €20k you can own this completely useless Ferrari, football fans.

VIDEO: Trap in advert for English lessons. World falls off axis.
# Mature Student
From The42
# Mature Student

VIDEO: Trap in advert for English lessons. World falls off axis.

Feb 23rd 2013, 5:09 PM 1,348 Views 1 Comment

Next thing you know, our national manager will be hocking anger management DVDs.

Ebay's 4Q performance caps company's best year yet
# EBay
# EBay

Ebay's 4Q performance caps company's best year yet

Jan 17th 2013, 11:10 AM 2,691 Views 2 Comments

Revenue for the fourth quarter ending 31 December, 2012 increased 18 per cent to $4 billion, compared to the same time last year.

9 famous logo changes in 2012 that you may not have noticed
# Logo Changes
# Logo Changes

9 famous logo changes in 2012 that you may not have noticed

Dec 27th 2012, 11:20 AM 31,737 Views 20 Comments

Some subtle, some not so subtle.

Man gets stolen car back after 42 years - after finding it for sale on eBay
# Friends Reunited
From The Daily Edge
# Friends Reunited

Man gets stolen car back after 42 years - after finding it for sale on eBay

Jul 16th 2012, 5:48 PM 12,311 Views 14 Comments

Robert Russell’s 1967 Austin-Healey was stolen in 1970 – but he never gave up trying to get it back.

Smurf-tacular: Sales of Olympic torches heat up on eBay after £153,000 sale
# Hot Item
From The42
# Hot Item

Smurf-tacular: Sales of Olympic torches heat up on eBay after £153,000 sale

May 21st 2012, 6:10 PM 505 Views 0 Comments

A ‘soot marked’ torch used in the UK leg of the pre-Olympic relay has fetched a hefty price after it was advertised online.

Olympics organisers: We're powerless to stop torches going on eBay
# London 2012
# London 2012

Olympics organisers: We're powerless to stop torches going on eBay

May 21st 2012, 9:17 AM 4,313 Views 4 Comments

London 2012 organisers say they can only hope that the torches – up for as much as £145,000 – find “good homes”.

PayPal to create 1,000 new jobs in Dundalk
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

PayPal to create 1,000 new jobs in Dundalk

Feb 21st 2012, 1:08 PM 4,521 Views 72 Comments

The online payment processing giant is to create 1,000 new jobs by creating a major call centre in Dundalk.

Want to buy Barack Obama’s old car? It’s on eBay…
# One Careful Owner
From The Daily Edge
# One Careful Owner

Want to buy Barack Obama’s old car? It’s on eBay…

Jan 28th 2012, 7:20 PM 10,596 Views 21 Comments

But you’ll need a million dollars.

PayPal president named new Yahoo CEO
# Yahoo!
# Yahoo!

PayPal president named new Yahoo CEO

Jan 4th 2012, 2:37 PM 168 Views 0 Comments

Yahoo has been without a permanent CEO for three months.

Success as sponsor-less runner auctions himself on eBay
# Sold
From The42
# Sold

Success as sponsor-less runner auctions himself on eBay

Dec 18th 2011, 6:04 PM 545 Views 0 Comments

Sprinter hopes to achieve his Olympic final dream after securing financial support through an eBay auction.

Boy for sale! British sprinter puts himself up for auction on eBay
# London Calling
From The42
# London Calling

Boy for sale! British sprinter puts himself up for auction on eBay

Dec 6th 2011, 3:31 PM 761 Views 0 Comments

James Ellington has taken an unusual approach to secure a sponsor ahead of next summer’s Olympic Games.

Last-minute All Ireland tickets selling for hundreds online
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Last-minute All Ireland tickets selling for hundreds online

Sep 18th 2011, 10:51 AM 1,087 Views 11 Comments

The GAA has warned that tickets known to be bought from touts will be cancelled as the last-minute scramble continues.

Watch: Man charged for drink-driving on his motorised beer cooler
# Drink
From The Daily Edge
# Drink

Watch: Man charged for drink-driving on his motorised beer cooler

Aug 18th 2011, 1:06 PM 748 Views 2 Comments

Chris Petrie was travelling at the coolbox’s top speed of 20kph when he was stopped by police.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jul 27th 2011, 8:01 PM 1,664 Views 2 Comments

In today’s fix: Postcodes may be on the way, Ireland’s broadband is up to speed, fun in the sun, and the beach comes to Dublin Castle…

EBay faces liability for trademark infringements and fake ads
# EBay
# EBay

EBay faces liability for trademark infringements and fake ads

Jul 12th 2011, 3:09 PM 291 Views 0 Comments

A row between eBay and L’Oreal over the sale of counterfeit goods has found its way to the European Court of Justice.

Google's new mobile payment system launches. Google is immediately sued by PayPal
# Google
# Google

Google's new mobile payment system launches. Google is immediately sued by PayPal

May 27th 2011, 9:37 AM 491 Views 0 Comments

Google Wallet will allow users to store credit card details on their phones and make payments with the touch of a button. However PayPal says the company stole ideas, and people, in order to develop the service.

Irish people spent a whopping €3bn online in 2010
# Online Shopping
# Online Shopping

Irish people spent a whopping €3bn online in 2010

May 16th 2011, 5:22 PM 983 Views 0 Comments

Visa Europe says online purchases are up by 39 per cent on last year, as more people begin to trust online shopping.

Seán Fitzpatrick’s car heading to the crusher
# Car Crush
# Car Crush

Seán Fitzpatrick’s car heading to the crusher

Jan 24th 2011, 3:40 PM 1,279 Views 0 Comments

Someone has pledged €3,150 to win the chance to crush Seanie’s car.

PayPal Christmas boost sends eBay income up 24%
# EBay
From Business ETC
# EBay

PayPal Christmas boost sends eBay income up 24%

Jan 20th 2011, 12:05 PM 384 Views 0 Comments

The online auction site reports better-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter, on the bank of surging PayPal use.

Slideshow: 7 weird celebrity sales
# Celebrity Auctions
From The Daily Edge
# Celebrity Auctions

Slideshow: 7 weird celebrity sales

Nov 30th 2010, 5:29 PM 754 Views 0 Comments

A selection of the strangest celebrity items to have ended up at auction.

Cherie sells Tony's autograph on eBay for £10
# EBay
From The Daily Edge
# EBay

Cherie sells Tony's autograph on eBay for £10

Oct 27th 2010, 2:14 PM 166 Views 0 Comments

Signature sold for a tenner after noone on eBay would pay Cherie £25 for her husband’s autograph.

Signed Blair books going for over €263 on eBay
# Blair Book
# Blair Book

Signed Blair books going for over €263 on eBay

Sep 9th 2010, 11:29 AM 856 Views 0 Comments

Don’t you wish you queued now?

Microsoft co-founder suing Google, Facebook, eBay, Apple and Yahoo!
# Patents
# Patents

Microsoft co-founder suing Google, Facebook, eBay, Apple and Yahoo!

Aug 30th 2010, 12:28 PM 429 Views 0 Comments

…among others. Paul Allen’s Interval Licensing accuses 11 companies of patent infringement.

Straight-A student to auction notes on eBay
# Leaving Cert
From The Daily Edge
# Leaving Cert

Straight-A student to auction notes on eBay

Aug 26th 2010, 2:00 PM 349 Views 0 Comments

Co. Clare student to sell notes for college funds.

Murdoch set to take the 'Sky' out of 'Skype'
# Rupert Murdoch
# Rupert Murdoch

Murdoch set to take the 'Sky' out of 'Skype'

Aug 11th 2010, 12:57 PM 143 Views 0 Comments

The media Baron is suing Skype for trademark infringement.

€10 Arthur’s Day tickets go for up to €300 on eBay
# My Goodness
# My Goodness

€10 Arthur’s Day tickets go for up to €300 on eBay

Jul 30th 2010, 3:26 PM 311 Views 0 Comments

The ticket touts come out in force.