BusinessWeek: "eBay is run like a democracy, with customers playing a major role. But will that relationship become a casualty of the auction site’s success?"
RedHerring has a few suggestions on how Microsoft should spend its cash.
Fool.com: "IBM and eBay announced an alliance this morning (yes, yes… a strategic alliance) whereby eBay will use IBM software to upgrade its platform to next-generation technology, and IBM will… Read more »
Eye for Travel: "Under this joint venture, French travellers will be able to book flights, hotels, rail and car rentals on the voyages-sncf.com Web site. The enhanced site will bring… Read more »
ComputerWorld: "Real estate and hotel giant Cendant Corp. has agreed to buy Cheap Tickets, a travel agency with the fifth-largest sales on the Internet, for $425 million in cash. […]… Read more »
: "BUY.COM, the stricken US internet retailer which was worth nearly $5bn at the height of the internet boom, is being sold to its founder, Scott Blum, for just $23m…. Read more »
Forbes: "As of June 30, an estimated 4.6 million, or 20%, of AOL’s 23.5 million U.S. subscribers weren’t paying. That’s nearly equal to the 4.9 million signed since March 2000."
CNet: "eBay on Monday announced it will acquire real estate auction site HomesDirect.com to expand its presence in the online real estate market. […] eBay will continue to maintain HomesDirect… Read more »
There’s a discussion at Fool.com on the pros and cons of AOL. More cons that pros if you ask me.
ZDNet: "After rounds of layoffs, the departure of its chief executive, the cancellation of its public offering, and investor repulsion of all things dot-com, AltaVista is looking for a way… Read more »