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eBay up the ante with auto Italian Title translation

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eBay seems to be experimenting with translation. A Tamebay reader has been in touch to say that items that he’s selling on eBay UK, with an Italian shipping option, now have translated titles on eBay Italy in Italian. He wasn’t consulted. Here’s the UK version of the title. And on eBay Italy it looks like […]

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eBay UK: Detail on 18 month no sale 10p fines

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This week eBay UK announced that from summer 2015 they are going to impose a 10p charge for listings that run 18 months without a sale. We’ve managed to get some more detail on how this is going to work. Timings First off this isn’t going to kick in until the Summer on a yet […]

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IKEA Wireless chargers, hiding in plain sight

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This week is Mobile World Congress, and so far we’ve seen the launch of the Samsung Galaxy 6, 6 Edge and Gear VR and the NFC enabled PayPal Here mobile payment device. What I wasn’t expecting to see was that IKEA is now moving into mobile technology in a big way! Carphone Warehouse explained saying […]

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eBay Fee Changes effective 2nd April 2015

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eBay UK have just announced four fee changes for Business Sellers which will be effective from the 2nd of April. eBay say that “We keep our fees under continuous review and believe that overall our new fee structure is simpler and remains very competitive. eBay’s business is growing and we are investing to help our […]

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Samsung unveil Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Gear VR and Samsung Pay

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Samsung have announced the release of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, and at the same time the Gear VR (Virtual Reality) headset and Samsung Pay. The Galaxy S6 Edge uses a curved glass screen feature to provide a quick way to stay in touch with select contacts, similar to the Note 4 Edge. […]

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Royal Mail announce stamp price rises for 2015

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Royal Mail have announced their price changes (mainly rises) coming into effect on the 30th March 2015. Stamp Prices The base price of a stamp will rise 1p, taking the price of a First Class stamp to 63p and a Second Class stamp to 54p. The good news is that it appears Royal Mail have […]

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eBay and PayPal post split operating agreement

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PayPal have set out initial terms of the operating agreement with eBay. How long will the agreement last? The operating agreement will initially last until 2020 renewable by mutual agreement for successive 1 year terms. This gives some certainty that nothing much will change for eBay merchants for the foreseeable future. Don’t expect to see […]

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Ezbob acquires Everline to create UK’s biggest business e-lender

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Ezbob, the small business finance provider have announced the purchase of Everline. Everline was the small business finance arm of Wonga, better known for their consumer lending. Everline was branded and marketed quite separately from the Wonga consumer business and now, combined with the Ezbob brand, positions the parent company Orange Money Ltd as the […]

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Royal Mail acquires Storefeeder

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Royal Mail have just announced that they’ve purchased multichannel management solution StoreFeeder. StoreFeeder built Royal Mail’s consumer and small business shipping tool, Click and Drop, which was launched in October 2014. As well as allowing consumers and small businesses to ship with Royal Mail within a few clicks, Click and Drop enables eBay sellers to […]

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Would you buy an Apple iCar?

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There have been a ton of reports this weekend that Apple are recruiting the talent needed to design a car. Speculation is that by 2020 Apple could release the iCar onto the roads, expected to be an electric battery operated car with a 200 mile radius. Of course they’ll be up against a ton of […]

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