EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 2392 - October 15, 2010     3 of 3

AuctionBytes Newsflash News Roundup 10/15/10

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Ecommerce news from around the web: eBay seller weighs in on results of eBay promotion; UK Government May Sell off Royal Mail postal service; "printing" jewelry; scammers trick people with Fake eBay Live Help; Google has better-than-expected third quarter; and more.

"eBay auctions are not working for me," TopRatedSellerTips blog, 10/14/10
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"Facebook expands the reach of its virtual currency: An agreement with PlaySpan gives consumers more than 20 ways to purchase Facebook Credits," Internet Retailer, 10/14/10
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The NetScammers blog is reporting that scammers are hijacking websites and placing what looks like eBay Live Chat sites to trick people into typing in their eBay User Names and Passwords.
"New Fake eBay Live Help on Hacked Site," NetScammers blog, 10/12/10
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"U.K. to Sell as Much as 90% of Royal Mail Privately or in IPO, Cable Says," Bloomberg, 10/13/10
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"Google Eats Expectations For Late Lunch, Surges After Hours: Google posted earnings on Thursday that blew past forecasts and sent the stock up sharply in late trading," Forbes, 10/14/10
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"Print Your Own Jewelry With Shapeways," New York Times, 10/12/10
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"Alibaba, Microsoft Team Up on Chinese Search Site," Wall Street Journal, 10/13/10
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"New Rewards Program for Customers, the PayPal Extras," PayPal blog, 10/12/10
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"Auctioneer$ on TLC," Barbara Crews' About.com Collectibles blog, 10/13/10
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