Archive for September, 2005

A 40 Year Old Sells Toys on eBay for $100,000

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

I just came home from seeing the movie The 40 Year Old Virgin - great movie, hilarious! Steve Carell is just amazing, definitely one of the best comedians of today.
One of the things that came up was that Steve’s character, Andy wanted to open up his own electronics store, but he didn’t have enough money […]

eBay: The First 10 Years

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

Yes, you read that correctly: ten years. eBay was created in September 1995, by a man called Pierre Omidyar, who was living in San Jose. He wanted his site – then called ‘AuctionWeb’ – to be an online marketplace, and wrote the first code for it in one weekend. It was one of the first […]