eBay trying to buy into billion-dollar Korean auctioneer eBay, having failed to catch on in the heavily-wired nation of South Korea, is in talks with Korean site Gmarket . A few days ago, Gmarket announced Q2 sales of nearly $1 billion, which generated $35 million in revenue. Yahoo bought 10 percent of the company in 2006 for approximately $60 million . [NYT ]