eBay’s security headaches keep piling up

The story about the massive cyber attack that may have compromised as many as 145 million eBay accounts a few months ago – but that was revealed by the online retailer only last

Published on: May 26th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Huge cyberattack compromises 145 million eBay accounts

Better late than never – maybe. Three months after a massive cyberattack on its network, online buying platform eBay has told 145 million users that they should change their passwords. The attack happened

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Parting gifts: Top CEO severance packages in IT

Published on: August 14th, 2013 Ganesh

EBay launches Web query language

In the hopes of reducing the complexity of making data calls over the Web, eBay has launched a programming language, called ql.io, which bundles separate API requests into a single call. "ql.io can

Published on: December 2nd, 2011 joab jackson

EBay unveils integrated app dev platform

 EBay Inc. has launched an application development platform called X.commerce that pulls in tools and functionality from a variety of its sites and products, including the eBay marketplace and PayPal, as well as from

Published on: October 14th, 2011 Juan Carlo Perez

Former HP CEO Apotheker to get more than US$9.6M

Outgoing HP Co. CEO Leo Apotheker will get a severance payment of US$7.2 million, plus a $2.4 million performance bonus and additional stock benefits, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and

Published on: September 30th, 2011 Nancy Gohring

PayPal, eBay sue Google over mobile payments secrets

PayPal and parent eBay have filed a suit against Google and two former executives alleging that they have misappropriated their trade secrets in the area of mobile payments and point-of-sale strategies. The suit

Published on: May 27th, 2011 John Ribeiro

PayPal to open app store for developers

PayPal Inc. will open an applications store this year where developers can offer their wares, the latest step in the company's multi-pronged strategy to deepen its relationship with external programmers.Developers have a big

Published on: February 26th, 2010 Juan Carlos Perez

Developers get access to Palm

 Smartphone maker Palm plans to open a full-scale developer program to encourage third-party applications for its webOS platform by the end of the year and has just begun a trial run of its

Published on: October 6th, 2009 Jeremy Kirk