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Google takes on eBay, and also will launch calendar

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On Friday, Google made a small announcement on their blog about how it will allow people to sell items through Google Base, using credit linked to their Google Account. It was immediately slashdotted here. It is one more frontal against eBay.

Here is the blog post by Google.

Here are some screenshots of the offering.

Meanwhile, Paul Stone, a market research guy in London, has stumbled upon strong evidence that Google is about to unleash a new calendar product.

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Tracked: February 28, 2006 2:47 PM


No surprise here.

The world could really use Google Calendar

I know Google follows Jeremy's blog, as listed here (on the right hand side):


John on February 27, 2006 11:10 AM
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This seems like an interesting solution to fraud concerns on Google Base.

Alyssa on February 28, 2006 9:15 AM
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