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eBay Inc is a multinational e-commerce corporation, facilitating online consumer- to-consumer ... One of the first items sold on AuctionWeb was a broken laser pointer for $14.83. ... The company officially changed the name of its service from AuctionWeb to eBay in ...... Archived from the original on February 15, 2008.

www.computerweekly.com/photostory/2240110044/Photos-20-years-of-websites-the-defining-moments-of-the-web/7/1995-eBay-launched-under-the-name-AuctionWeb

Aug 5, 2011 ... One of the first items sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer for $14.83. Astonished, Omidyar contacted the winning bidder to ask if he ...

time.com/4018841/first-item-sold-listed-ebay

Sep 2, 2015 ... First item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer when the site was ... the site's founder Pierre Omidyar wrote code for "AuctionWeb" and ...

mashable.com/2010/08/07/ebay-facts

Aug 7, 2010 ... The decision to change the name from AuctionWeb to eBay was made by ... Above you'll find the original logos for AuctionWeb (the auction website) and eBay ... 3. The First Item Listed on eBay was a Broken Laser Pointer ...

www.ebayinc.com/our-company/our-history

Canadian Mark Fraser purchased the first item that eBay founder Pierre Omidyar listed ... The total value of merchandise sold on AuctionWeb reaches $7.2 million. ... and eBay University classes continue to be offered around the world today.

www.cs.brandeis.edu/~magnus/ief248a/eBay/history.html

eBay was founded in Pierre Omidyar's San Jose living room back in ... The items are arranged by topics, where each type of auction has its own category. eBay ...

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The online auction web site was founded in San Jose, California on September 3 , 1995 by computer programmer Pierre Omidyar as ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/10/12-interesting-facts-probabaly-didnt-know-ebay

Oct 17, 2014 ... ebay 1) One of the first items sold on eBay shortly after its launch in early ... The original look for the site was very similar to Craigslist today. ... press had been calling it “eBay,” instead of AuctionWeb, so he switched the name.

www.thebalance.com/how-did-ebay-start-1140007

eBay has 162 million active users worldwide with over 800 million items for sale on ... Back in September 1995, Pierre Omidyar launched a site called Auction Web, ... eBay, or as it was first known, Electronic Bay, began on Labor Day 1995.

www.ebay.co.uk/gds/History-of-Ebay-/10000000008868464/g.html

His company's name was Echo Bay, and the 'eBay AuctionWeb' was originally just one part of ..... An item that has never been used and still has its original tags.