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.
The storefront illustrates Amazon's continued hunt to offer up different products than its competition.
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 new funding is announced in conjunction with a site redesign meant to make it easier to find services, which start at $5 a pop.
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.
The struggles and triumphs of eBay could shape where we buy things online and for how much. Here's why.
The home-sharing site learns the hard way that it can't assume San Francisco supervisors won't change their minds -- even after they passed a law legalizing short-term rentals.