This excerpt taken from the EBAY 8-K filed Oct 15, 2008.
On October 6, 2008, the company announced that it had
entered into an agreement to acquire Bill Me Later, acquired
Danish classifieds sites dba.dk and bilbasen.dk and planned to
reduce its global workforce by approximately 10%.
This excerpt taken from the EBAY 8-K filed Jan 23, 2008.
In a separate press release, the company also announced today
changes to its management team, including the retirement of
current President and CEO Meg Whitman and the naming of John
Donahoe as her successor as of March 31, 2008.
The companys board of directors has approved another stock
repurchase program for $2 billion. The new program gives
the company the ability to repurchase up to $2.85 billion
of its common stock under its combined repurchase programs.