eBay’s search function went into meltdown over the weekend, meaning many searches returned no results and a number of specialised search functions remain switched off while the auction giant’s boffins try and fix the problem. Lousy timing with Christmas looming. eBay has promised it will compensate sellers affected by the problem, though details haven’t yet emerged. [eBay]
eBay Promises Compensation For Search Stuffup
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