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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EBay

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 ..... Any item that is used to modify documents is also restricted.

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. ... the name of its service from AuctionWeb to eBay in September 1997 ...

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.ebay.com/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.

ebaygossip.wordpress.com/a-history-of-ebay

The very first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer for $14.83. ... The company officially changed the name of its service from AuctionWeb to eBay in ... Bidders can bid for any number from one item up to the total number offered. ... In late November 2005, the original Hollywood Sign was sold on eBay for $450,400 .

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.funtrivia.com/askft/Question79692.html

Apr 30, 2007 ... The online auction web site was founded in San Jose, California on September 3 , 1995 by computer programmer Pierre Omidyar as ...

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

eBay was founded in Pierre Omidyar's San Jose living room back in September ... eBay's transaction fees, so increasing the ASP became an important item. ... The items are arranged by topics, where each type of auction has its own category.