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AI takes its toll on Big Tech
Published in AI
Monday, 12 February 2024 10:41

AI takes its toll on Big Tech

Tech giants axe 34,000 jobs

Major tech firms such as Microsoft, Alphabet, PayPal, and eBay have sacked 34,000 workers since the start of 2024 to focus on artificial intelligence (AI), the Financial Times revealed.

Former Ebay executive admits terror attacks on customers
Published in News

Send in the live spiders

A former eBay executive admitted conducting a terror campaign against a small newsletter which had the temerity to publish a story about the auctioneer pinching customers from Amazon.

eBay security boss pleads guilty to stalking couple
Published in News

Cross-country campaign one of the strangest

If you ever wondered if big corporates could be trusted to act reasonably, the strange case of eBay’s complaints department is a compelling case for intense government regulation.

eBay employees harassed a couple over criticism
Published in News

Over-the-top psychological terrorism

Six eBay employees including a former police captain harassed and cyberstalked a middle aged couple for publishing a newsletter which was critical of the company.

Man posts porn on Ebay by mistake
Published in News
Friday, 08 June 2018 09:55

Man posts porn on Ebay by mistake

Owl be seeing you later

A man trying to flog a Beswick figurine of an owl on auction site Ebay snapped a screen on his HP laptop that displayed naked porn stars.

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 09:56

Ebay kills off its own business

Who needs hackers?

Friday, 25 October 2013 12:39

Amazon does better than expected

Looks like its Christmas will be OK

Wednesday, 17 April 2013 11:02

AMD Radeon HD 7990 Malta shows up on eBay

radeon logo new

Four days to go, stands at US $1,275.00

Wednesday, 14 September 2011 12:07

Ebay workers face criminal prosecution


Did it nick data from Craigslist?
Monday, 04 July 2011 11:08

iPhone 4 prototype selling on eBay


Auction mimics Apple’s pricing policies