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The Birth of eBay and the Emerging Yahoo

eBay started as AuctionWeb, and was founded in September 1995 by Pierre Omidyar, a computer programmer with a great love (since high school) of the Apple Macintosh platform. He had held several jobs, but at that time was working for General Magic, which was owned by several Apple geeks. The first item auctioned and sold …

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