Ebay buys Paypal

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  1. Patrick Sun

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  2. Brian Kleinke

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    Zoinks! I wonder if this means more E-Bay spam since I have a paypal account [​IMG]
    Looks like E-bay decided competing with paypal just wasn't worth it, so they just bought em. All in all not to surprising.
    Brian
     
  3. Dennis Reno

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    Was PayPal purchased via an auction on ebay??? If so, was ebay the high bid or did they use "Buy It Now"? Just curious [​IMG]
     
  4. Thik Nongyow

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    Since about 60% of PayPal's business is from eBay auctions, I wonder if this is good. Since PayPal's acquisition will not be finalized until the end of this year, I have to think whether to continue using PayPal as I am currently using it.
     
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    Oh boy. Higher fees and less competition. [​IMG] I'm going back to USPS money orders...
     
  7. KeithH

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    Why am I not surprised? I hope eBay will not restrict the use of PayPal to eBay transactions. I have used PayPal for many non-eBay transactions. Admittedly, I have not read the FAQ page that Aurel posted yet. Hopefully there is some good information there.
     
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    I wonder if PayPal "accidentally" double-charged eBay's chequing account? :wink:
     
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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  12. Steve Enemark

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    Will they change the name to ePay?
     

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