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USA Today runs a piece about eBay; Forbes cites a Wall Street report that opines PayPal is still eBay crown jewel while marketplace turnaround remains uncertain; older baby boomers are the most avid online shoppers; and more in today's AuctionBytes ecommerce news roundup.
"EBay CEO John Donahoe bets on tech to take on rivals," USA Today, 12/19/10
"eBay's Marketplace Business Still A Question Mark," Forbes blog, 12/20/10
"Facebook Ramps Up Big E-Commerce Drive," BusinessWeek, 12/20/10
"Facebook 2010 Sales Said Likely to Reach $2 Billion, More Than Estimated," Bloomberg, 12/16/10
"Amazon.com finalizes two centers," Times Free Press, 12/20/10
"Two-thirds of online adults shop on the web: Pew research suggests that older baby boomers are the most avid online shoppers," Internet Retailer, 12/16/10
"Inside PayPal's hi-tech control room," BBC, 12/18/10
"PayPal Welcomes Federico Gómez Schumacher as New General Manager for PayPal Mexico," PayPal blog 12/17/10
"Yahoo Shutters Delicious, Buzz, AltaVista," Wired, 12/16/10
"Overstock accuses Goldman, Merrill of racketeering," Reuters, 12/16/10
"Mobile commerce sales more than double this year," Internet Retailer, 12/17/10
"Formstack Integrates with WePay to Add Easy Payments, Collections Capabilities," Press Release, 12/20/10
"Born in Boston, growing in Calif.," Boston.com, 12/20/10
"EXCLUSIVE SALES REPORT: Almost there," NationalJeweler.com, 12/20/10
"UK VAT increase to 17.5% 4 January 2010," eBay UK Announcement Board, 12/20/10
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