The search giant has long been an ally of eBay, however Google's recent moves are making the San Jose, Calif., based company nervous.More details over here.
Google recently introduced Google Base, a service that eBay sees as direct competitor to its own listings. Also, the search engine has been developing an online payment system that sounds similar in concept to eBay's PayPal. Additionally, Google has hired away several engineers and staff from eBay.
eBay in talks with Microsoft and Yahoo about Google
Posted on Tuesday, Apr 25 2006 @ 12:08 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck