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eBay, PayPal News: StubHub in the UK and PayPal Here Demand

By March 21, 2012

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eBay's StubHub is venturing into ticket sales in non-American markets with a foray into the U.K., minus most sporting events, meaning that both football (i.e. soccer) tickets and the London Olympics are off-limits. eBay is hoping that concert events and other similar in-demand events will still make for a brisk business.

More at:

     • The Wall Street Journal
     • Metro UK

Meanwhile, the new PayPal Here service saw tremendous interest at launch, seeing as many as 1,000 sign-ups per hour on opening day. Square, you've got competition.

More at:

     • CNET
     • ZDNet
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