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Canadian man puts 6-year-old burger for sale on eBay

ONTARIO: A man is offering an unusual set of items on eBay -- a cheeseburger and fries that he kept for six years on a shelf. Dave Alexander posted a listing on the auction website for the 6-year-old burger and fries, which he said were "never eaten" or even refrigerated. "The fries are stunningly good looking. The fries look like they were purchased this morning," Alexander told CBC Radio's As It Happens program. "The burger itself has darkened a little bit. The bun is about as hard as a hockey puck, but it looks…

eBay partners with Dubai billionaire for Middle East sales

DUBAI - EBay Inc will sell products on a relatively new Middle Eastern e-commerce venture, founded by a Dubai billionaire, from the second half of this year, the venture said on Tuesday. eBay has agreed to list popular products from the United States and elsewhere on noon.com and its mobile app for online shoppers in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), noon said in a statement. “Our partnership with eBay opens a whole new world of the shopping experience,” said noon founder Mohammed Alabbar. The two…

eBay to cut 2,400 jobs

NEW YORK: Online retail giant eBay will slash 2,400 jobs -- seven percent of its workforce -- in the current quarter as it restructures and prepares to spin off its PayPal finance unit, it said Wednesday.