Comments on: EBay spinoff of Paypal looks inevitable http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2010/03/18/ebay-spinoff-of-paypal-looks-inevitable/ Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:26:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Story_Burn http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2010/03/18/ebay-spinoff-of-paypal-looks-inevitable/comment-page-1/#comment-1966 Thu, 18 Mar 2010 23:01:45 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/columns/?p=2687#comment-1966 How much did EBay pay for PayPal? I seem to recall it was around $1 bn

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By: Gotthardbahn http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2010/03/18/ebay-spinoff-of-paypal-looks-inevitable/comment-page-1/#comment-1963 Thu, 18 Mar 2010 13:22:25 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/columns/?p=2687#comment-1963 EBay is worth 37 BILLION dollars? It’s not surprising, I suppose. Having been a member of EBay since December 4, 1998 (with a feedback rating of +337/0/0) I’ve seen the platform grow and grow. As I understand, Pierre Omayyad set up a website to enable his wife to trade Pez candy dispensers and it took off from there. Now he’s wealthy beyond belief. It’s a great story.

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