PayPal
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Type: Subsidiary Founded: Palo Alto, California (June 1998) Headquarters: San Jose, California, U.S. Area served: Worldwide Founders: Ken Howery, Max Levchin, Elon Musk, Luke Nosek, Peter Thiel Key people: Patrick Dupuis, CFO Revenue: US$5.6 billion (2012) Owner: eBay Inc. Advertising: … Read More

Unusual sale items on eBay
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In June 2005, Karolyne Smith sold the right to permanently tattoo an ad on her forehead to GoldenPalace.com for $10,000. In May 2005, a Volkswagen Golf that had previously been registered to Cardinal Josef Ratzinger (who had been elected Pope … Read More

eBay, the auction’s jungle
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Millions of collectibles, appliances, computers, furniture, equipment, vehicles, and other miscellaneous items are listed, bought, and sold daily. Some items are rare and valuable, while many others are dusty gizmos that would have been discarded if not for the thousands … Read More

eBay
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Type Public Traded as NASDAQ: EBAY, NASDAQ-100 Component, S&P 500 Component Foundation date September 3, 1995 Headquarters San Jose, California, U.S. Area served Worldwide Founder Pierre Omidyar Key people Pierre Omidyar (Chairman), John Donahoe (CEO) Industry Internet, Online retailing Products … Read More