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Legless Princess Peach Amiibo wants in on the Ebay auction action

The rush to sell defective Amiibo figures for sky-high prices is on. Earlier this week a Samus Aran figure with two blasters sold for $2,500 on Ebay and now it seems other consumers with dodgy figures are hoping for similar success. NintendoLife has caught wind of a Princess Peach Amiibo …

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Defective Samus Aran Amiibo sells for $2,500 on Ebay

A defective version of Nintendo’s Samus Aran Amiibo figure has sold for an incredible amount on auction site Ebay. The $12.99 figure of the Metroid star is supposed to ship with just the one arm cannon. However, a seemingly one-off version was found sporting twin arm cannons. The figure’s NFC …

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Hack leaves half of UK consumers ‘wary’ of eBay

A new poll claims that 49 per cent of UK users have become wary of eBay following last week’s news of a security breach. The research, which wasconducted by YouGov for Clearswift, also found that 33 per cent of eBay users have already changed their passwords, with 52 per cent …

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eBay tells users to change passwords after database attack

Leading online retailer eBay has urged its users to change their passwords after its systems were attacked by hackers. The company has revealed that the attack actually took place in February and early March and involved the theft of encrypted passwords, email addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers and dates of …

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eBay pulls Flappy Bird smartphone listings

Listings for phones and tablets carrying the now-deleted Flappy Bird have been pulled from auction site eBay. The Guardian reports that users who had listed such items are being told that they violated the site’s T&C’s. Smartphones and tablets must be restored to factory settings before they are allowed to …

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Go on, empty that cupboard…

Gamesaid has begun a Christmas campaign to get games firms to donate unwanted merchandise to its eBay activity. The UK games industry charity raises money throughout the year and is distributed annually, as per the votes of Gamesaid members. Almost 1m has been raised since Gamesaid was founded five years …

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Xbox One and PS4 fetching sky-high prices on eBay

Shoppers are currently paying through the nose to secure Xbox One and PS4 consoles on eBay. PS4 consoles are typically attracting closing bids of 500 and above, while Xbox One is finishing a little higher at around the 530 mark. So Xbox One is generally selling for more than PS4, …

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eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

Over 10,000 PS4 consoles were sold on eBay last weekend. A rep from the auction site told GameSpot that between November 15th and 17th over two PS4s were sold every minute and that over 15,000 of Sony’s next-gen machine have been sold since November 1st. A quick look on the …

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eBay acquires Shutl courier network

Online auction giant eBay has acquired UK courier business Shutl. The London firm specialises in same-day delivery, which has made a name for itself via its ‘within the hour’ delivery service. Its record delivery time is a somewhat bewildering 15 minutes. Shutl opened its doors in 2009 and has since …

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eBay teams up with Argos for click & collect service

Consumers will soon be able to choose for some of their eBay purchases to be collected from Argos stores rather than be delivered to their doors. Mobile Money Revolution reports that the auction site is allowing its top 50 merchants to have its orders dropped off at 150 of Argos’ …

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