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eBay Inc (EBAY): StubHub launches Music app to compete against LiveNation

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The ticketing unit of eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY), StubHub, launched the StubHub Music app back in June. The app is now available in the United States, the UK, and Canada. StubHub Music now competes against apps like Live Nation and WillCall. These apps send out alerts when your favorite band or artist is coming to a town near you. The app scans your iTunes library to determine what kind of music you listen to. It also asks you how far you are willing to go for a concert.

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A guy named Sam Sung is selling his Apple Store shirt for charity

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There is a guy named Sam Sung that used to work for Apple. As you know, Samsung, the Korean mobile company, is Apple’s largest competitor. Sam Sung has not worked for an Apple Store in more than several years, but his old business card went viral on the Internet. He found another business card, his old Apple t-shirt, and a lanyard to sell for charity.

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Sotheby’s is going to stream live auctions on eBay

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eBay is soon going to launch an online marketplace that lets online shoppers watch and bid on auctions from Sotheby’s in real time, according to Re/Code. Some of the items include fine art and high-end collectibles. On eBay, there will be a new section that features the art and collectibles from other sellers that could range in price from around $5,000 – $100,000.

eBay Inc (EBAY) launches eBay Valet

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eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) has announced that it has launched eBay Valet. This app expands eBay’s “eBay Sell For Me” service. The app makes it easier for new eBay users and people without much time to sell goods.

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eBay Inc (EBAY) buys machine translation technology from AppTek

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eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) has announced the acquisition of machine translation technology from AppTek. eBay will absorb the talent and intellectual property from AppTek.

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eBay Inc (EBAY): PayPal launches Passport to drive international sales

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eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) payment division PayPal has launched a new service called PassPort in order to drive international sales from merchants. PassPort is a platform that is used as a resource for stats, tips, and general information on selling overseas.

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Facebook Inc (FB) hires PayPal head from eBay Inc (EBAY) to lead messaging products

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has hired PayPal President David Marcus from eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY). Marcus will be leaving PayPal on June 27th to oversee Facebook’s messaging products.

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eBay Inc (EBAY): PayPal may integrate Apple Touch ID into mobile apps

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The online payment unit of eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) PayPal is already working on integrating the iPhone 5S fingerprint reader into its mobile payment apps. A group of PayPal developers attended a session about Touch ID, Apple’s fingerprint-scanning system, at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco.

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