Competing With eBay: Google, No Need to Be Sneaky

Odd that Google would be anonymous in public documents regarding eBay and the Australia market. No matter, the anonymity was outed, and now it just looks like the company, which competes directly with eBay's PayPal via its Checkout, is being sneaky. This can only further drive eBay, one of…

Odd that Google would be anonymous in public documents regarding eBay and the Australia market. No matter, the anonymity was outed, and now it just looks like the company, which competes directly with eBay’s PayPal via its Checkout, is being sneaky.

This can only further drive eBay, one of Google’s largest customers, into the arms of Yahoo and Microsoft.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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