eBay Gets Into Wanted Ads Via Rewarder

image: Crowdsourcing.org eBay generally focuses on helping things get sold. But it has never had a "wanted" section. Now it has tipped its toes into "wanted" via a new partnership between eBay Classifieds and Rewarder. Rewarder, a San Francisco-based expert…

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EBay Firms Up Local Strategies

In case you haven’t noticed, eBay has been ramping up a local strategy in the past few months via the integration of all its vertical properties with its home site, the $75 million purchase of Milo.com, and today, a $200…

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Post ILM:10: News and Notes Aplenty

During the 72-hour whirlwind that was ILM:10, several other announcements also came down the pike. Among them: - Group buying giant Groupon continues its flurry of partnerships. The Chicago-based deal a day inked separate deals with the Chicago Tribune Media Group and…

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EBay Buys Milo, Moves Into Online-to-Offline Shopping

EBay's e-commerce prowess is well-established. Now, it is making inroads into the nearly $1 trillion online-search-for-offline-purchase market with the acquisition of Milo, a shopping search engine that catalogs and categorizes real-time inventory at more than 50,000 stores (national retailers such as…

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More on eBay: The Mobile Angle

As my colleague Peter Krasilovsky notes below, eBay has rebranded its global classified company Kijiji as eBay Classifieds. Parallel with that announcement, the company has launched two new iPhone apps and some projections about the merchandise value it expects to…

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