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6 times PayPal and eBay butted heads
Bloomberg News
Even before PayPal and eBay split, their relationship wasn't perfect. PayPal may have seemed like a service that was destined to fuel sales for eBay in the early days of e-commerce, but even after the companies merged they found occasional reasons for conflict.

Some of this stemmed from riskier practices PayPal engaged in prior to joining eBay. Other times, eBay had to use its resources to gain ground that PayPal lost in the market.

But even when there were calls to split the companies, eBay saw value in its prized payments subsidiary.

This listicle is compiled from reporting by PaymentsSource writers including John Adams, Nick Holland and Daniel Wolfe. Click the links in each item to read more.