Hey Folks! Did you know that eBay is busy commercializing, as it offers your data details to the marketers? eBay now carries data to the doorstep of the advertisers in the same way as Facebook, Amazon and Google.
In keeping with the new digital age, San Jose, Calif. based eBay Inc. has pulled its old chunky website and unveiled a major redesign complete with a new simpler logo.
EBAY CEO, John Donahoe, has become the owner of the biggest e-commerce marketplace with his acquisition of GCIS.
The end of the year is approaching, which means that everyone is busy making guesses about what next year will bring. Rather than crank up the pandemonium further with new predictions of my own, I thought I'd cull some of my favorite predictions from around the investment world (and beyond).
In the end, it was Groupon's fear -- and not its greed -- that apparently derailed a roughly $6 billion buyout from GoogleBusiness Insider's Nicholas Carlson is reporting that Groupon was demanding a chunky termination fee to protect itself from deal-stomping antitrust regulators. Once Google balked at the lofty insurance sum, the two companies went their separate ways..
Is the world ready for Microsoft TV? Reports this week claim that Microsoft is working on a digital television initiative, perhaps culminating in the dream option of cherry-picking cable channels that are delivered digitally.
I know it sounds ludicrous, but investors often overlook the people in charge of protecting their investments. The idea of gauging a company's leadership plays second-fiddle other categories of analysis. However, at Fool.com we believe careful study of effective leadership is one of the most important areas of evaluating long-term winning investments.
Ah, Black Friday. Millions of Americans awake before sunup, shrug off the tryptophan hangover, and patriotically dash into the arms, err, aisles, of eager retailers. But while the masses are frantically exercising their right to consume, investors with a penchant for the discretionary sector would do better to first pause and consider.