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eBay expands mobile shopping services to Android

Online auction kingpin eBay announced the introduction of a new mobile application optimized for Google's Android operating system, enabling consumers to search through auction listings, bid on items

Purchases via eBay mobile apps triple in 2009

The number of items purchased via eBay mobile applications tripled during the 2009 holiday season over the previous year, the online auction giant said. Consumers purchased 1.5 million items on their

Top Stories of 2009: Acquisitions- VoIP on Sale

Despite the economy, the VoIP and UC market had a few big buys. Some were fraught with negotiation, litigation or last minute actors swooping in from nowhere. Here are a few notable deals worth

eBay debuts Deals application for iPhone

Online auction kingpin eBay announced the launch of its new Deals application for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch, promising a constant stream of bargains spanning across hundreds of millions of seller

eBay completes sale of Skype

At long last, eBay has completed its sale of Skype. The deal, valued at $2.75 billion, sells a share to an investor group led by Silver Lake Investment group including Joltid Ltd. (the founders of

Skype founders may have a deal

According to GigaOm, Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, the founders of Skype and now Joltid, are on the verge of an agreement with Silver Lake Partners and eBay that will allow the sale of Skype to

Skype may buy peer-to-peer VoIP startup Gizmo5

According to the Washington Post, Skype may soon purchase peer-to-peer VoIP startup Gizmo5 for around $50 million. The purchase is part of a back-up plan to ensure code base for the online VoIP

Founders use injunction hoping to foil $2.75 billion Skype deal

Skype founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom have added another layer to their previous lawsuit against eBay and Silver Lake Partners over copyright infringement. They are seeking an injunction

eBay and Skype win patent fight with Peer Communications

eBay and Skype are off the hook again. A federal appeals court found eBay and Skype did not infringe on two patents held by Peer Communications. After initially winning a patent case against Peer

Google Wave: A beta tester's perspective

Google officially rolled out its 100,000-strong beta test of its Google Wave collaboration/email hybrid product and response was so strong, people posted their invites on eBay and received hundreds