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eBay Quietly Tests Local Same-Day Shipping Service in San Francisco

E-commerce giant eBay began testing a same-day delivery service on Sunday, quietly sending out invitations to San Francisco residents. Dubbed “eBay Now,” the mobile app-based service allows city residents to order items $25 and above from local businesses, and have the purchases delivered directly to their homes on the same day. The service, which was first noticed on Sunday by TechCrunch, is currently in its pilot phase, though it may roll out to more cities in the future.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald