March 29, 2010
PayPal Announces a Partnership with TAITRA
On March 25, 2010 PayPal announced an exciting partnership with Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA). Founded in 1970 to help promote foreign trade, TAITRA is the foremost non-profit trade promotion organization in Taiwan. <a href="https://www.paypal-mainstreet.com/dispatches/360/">Click here</a> to read more.
March 24, 2010
The Inaugural Online Business Index Launch
<p>The release of eBay‘s inaugural Australian Online Business Index (OBI) demonstrates a robust and growing e-commerce sector. The OBI found that 67% of those surveyed were optimistic about their 12 month business outlook with 38% expecting to increase staffing levels during the period.</p>
March 18, 2010
eBay Applauds Senate Judiciary Committee for Advancing S.148
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the "Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act," S.148, by voice vote. Tod Cohen, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Government Relations at eBay Inc, made the following statement regarding the Committee\'s decision...
March 16, 2010
FCC\'s broadband plan opens shining new opportunities for Americans
eBay CEO, John Donahoe, writes that "people the world over love the Internet - and no wonder. It creates opportunities, which in turn creates jobs and wealth...Despite our success, the high-speed Internet ecosystem in the United States is neither as robust nor as affordable as it needs to be. As a result, we\'re missing out on creating long-term economic growth opportunities in our own country."
March 11, 2010
PayPal Merchants Participate in DC Fly-In
PayPal flew merchants this week from seven states to Capitol Hill to talk about their small businesses and how PayPal is helping them to successfully transact online. Merchants from Arizona, Illinois, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, Texas and Utah each met with their Senators and Representatives to discuss their businesses and the safety that PayPal offers to work online. <a href="/news-events/paypal-merchants-participate-dc-fly">Read more.</a>
March 10, 2010
PayPal Approved to Offer Secure Access to Gov Sites
PayPal is among the first identity providers certified by the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) to issue digital identity credentials that will be accepted for privacy-protected registration and login at U.S. government websites. <a href="https://www.paypal-mainstreet.com/dispatches/357/">Click here</a> to read more.
March 9, 2010
eBay Seller Featured in Washington Post
Self-described "ski bum" Chris Chapman is an entrepreneur, business owner and employer of five people. Learn more about how eBay is helping him make his dreams come true in this <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/07/AR201003... Post feature article</a>.
March 4, 2010
Gov. Schwarzenegger, Gen. Colin Powell Celebrate eBay’s New Fuel Cell
eBay Inc. has officially unveiled a new, state-of-the-art Bloom Energy fuel cell installation. The cutting-edge system powers 15 percent of our San Jose North campus with reliable, affordable, clean energy. <a href="/news-events/gov-schwarzenegger-gen-colin-powell-celebrate-ebay’s-new-fuel-cell">Read more.</a>
February 25, 2010
Poll: How do you access the internet?
<p>As part of its effort to craft a national broadband plan, the FCC released a survey that showed one-third of Americans are not connected to high-speed broadband Internet services. The primary reasons these 93 million Americans cite for not having broadband service include affordability and a lack of digital skills needed to take advantage of the technology, the FCC found. <a href="http://techdailydose.nationaljournal.com/2010/02/fcc-releases-broadband-... target="_blank" title="FCC Survey">Read more.</a></p>