March 31, 2010
Bidding for Abbott’s Swimmers Online
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott’s swim wear generated a raft of bidding on eBay over the last week with the winning bid reaching $3400 on Wednesday 31st March.
Mr. Abbott completed the 20/20 challenge on Sunday 21st March to raise funds for The Spastic Centre to help purchase communication and mobility equipment for children with cerebral palsy.
March 30, 2010
Poll: How often would you like to receive e-mail from eBay Main Street?
At eBay Main Street, we\'re always looking for ways to better serve our supporters. So, we recently conducted our first-ever member survey. 43% of you want more policy news, and 70% of you prefer to receive it via e-mail. Now we\'d like to know how often you want to receive e-mail from us! <a href="/news-events/results-are-2010-ebay-main-street-member-survey">Read what else we learned</a> from your answers and how we\'re going to put your responses to use at Main Street.
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>.