December 20, 2013
Going over the ebay Cassini search architect Hugh Williams departure from ebay, and posts I had linked to there, I noticed the very first known utterance of the term Cassini, [within the context of ebaY search engine technology] for whatever reason, seems to have vanished from the interwebz. Although you can find mentions of their Press Release all over, the complete original text seems nowhere to be found, much like any cached or archived pages.
Here, from the Cappnonymous Archives, we have the full text and a screencaptured image… (more…)
December 17, 2013
Our good friend George Zimmerman has captured the nation’s attention again. This time with a so-called original painting listed on ebay. The bid stands now at $99,966.00.
But is there more to it? Is it really original? Search the image down at google reverse image search and/or tineye.com.
December 7, 2013
Welcome to todays’ ebay related monkey_facepalm moment.
eBay CEO John Donahoe with his much expected rebuttal to the Amazon Prime Air Octocopter drone delivery 60 Minutes piece.
EBay’s Donahoe Calls Product Delivery by Drones a Fantasy
We’re not really focusing on long-term fantasies,” Donahoe said in an interview with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television when she asked if he would be showing her a drone. “We’re working on things that will change consumers’ experiences today.” [more buzzword laden blabber follows at link]
B-b-but what about… (more…)
November 22, 2013
[facepalm; uncontrollable laughter]
Discover the New Ebay Dei imago
Unfortunately it seems ebay has already pulled (more…)
November 12, 2013
Looks like ebaY has been called out again, this time over counterfeit wine labels. The problem apparently has claimed many victims, and the hobby is not inexpensive. Good thing there is a quick and convenient place to find literally thousands of labels to manufacture fake vintage wines with. Crates and bottles are a good bet too.
It’s a tad outside of my expertise or interest I must admit.
Naturally ebaY had a big, fluffly, puffy, so-called defense, PR response… wait for it… (more…)
July 17, 2013
Really? Hold on thar, Babba-Louie.
The first article I saw (and tweeted) about this did not include a screenshot. The reported error didn’t seem too unusual, [ei: no mention of occupation] as similar things have happened before. (Except that before they overcharged Billions.)
However, now looking at… (more…)