The forum was used by cybercriminals to buy and sell malicious software, stolen data and more. It was, says an official, the "most sophisticated English-speaking forum for criminal computer hackers in the world."
The site, which specializes in arts and crafts, raises $267 million for a valuation of $1.8 billion.
Alibaba's Tmall online marketplace for consumers in China plays host to retailers like Apple and Nike, which pay Alibaba a commission on all sales. Amazon decides to suck it up and join the list.
The alleged Dread Pirate Roberts faces up to life in prison after a jury finds him guilty of the so-called "kingpin" charge, among others.
The home-sharing business promises to pay its "fair share" of taxes, be more transparent with data and ban users from listing investment properties.
Short-term rental service upgrades program to a primary insurance offering, making it available to all hosts in 16 countries, regardless of other coverage.
The new funding is announced in conjunction with a site redesign meant to make it easier to find services, which start at $5 a pop.
The storefront illustrates Amazon's continued hunt to offer up different products than its competition.
Investors continue pouring cash into online car buying as companies keep trying to bridge the lack of trust between used-car buyers and sellers.
Just before eBay and PayPal will split up Friday, eBay signs a deal to ditch another distraction from its focus on its marketplace.