eBay in talks with Microsoft and Yahoo about Google

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 25 2006 @ 12:08 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
According to WSJ, eBay is in talks with both Microsoft and Yahoo about their problem called Google.
The search giant has long been an ally of eBay, however Google's recent moves are making the San Jose, Calif., based company nervous.

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.
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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