Launched strategically in time for back-to-school textbook pricing, it's the first implementation of RedLaser, the bar code technology that eBay acquired earlier this summer.
Back to school seasons means expensive books are on the horizon. But you don't have to break the bank just because a professor picks the most expensive book available. Shop around.
eBay drops its decision to close down the site, under pressure from people using it to sell books and music.
Amazon's ever-growing empire now includes a game-development studio and rentable textbooks. Plus: the government's latest push for cell phone radiation warning labels.
The textbook industry is under fresh attack, as Amazon.com starts letting customers rent paper text books.
The company plans to shutter the site next year, completing a long-standing plan to merge the online discount store with its popular auction site.
As the meshing of certain functions begins, eBay warns members of some "temporary issues." One customer gets an e-mail regarding something he bought--nearly two years ago.
The auction giant is backing off earlier plans to roll the fixed-price marketplace into the auction site and rename it.
The Kansas city is one of a handful in the running to be a test market for Google's fiber-optic broadband Internet. And it really, really, really wants to win.
The eBay-owned fixed-price site signs a deal with Abebooks.com to allow Abebooks-affiliated dealers to offer their used, rare and collectible tomes.