Last night, an explosion rocked Paypal’s network operations center, blasting windows and leaving a haze in its wake.
That’s right, a real boom, involving fire and oxygen and carbon, went off at at one of their brick and mortar facilities, in the physical world.
No one was hurt and there’s no official word on what caused the blast. San Jose Fire Capt. Jose Guerrero was quick to note, “It wasn’t anything radioactive.”
We’re placing long bets on customers disgruntled over Paypal’s take no prisoners stance towards closing accounts and freezing funds.
Blast at PayPal forces evacuation of 26 employees [MercuryNews] (Thanks to Mike!)
Valleywag has got some exclusive IMs with people on the Ebay campus at the time of the bombing.
KRON4’s on-the-scene, live report.