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Daily Roundup for 2008-03-10

Come for brunch. Bring billions. – Los Angeles Times The Internet bubble of the late 1990s ended with a painful pop. When today’s young entrepreneurs get together, the only bubbles they see are in their mimosas. Even as the rest of the business world frets about the gloomy economy, Silicon Valley is living the high-tech high life. Nowhere is that more evident than at Founders Brunch, a private, invitation-only gathering where new-boom kids and industry veterans pick up whisp

Daily Roundup for 2008-03-08

Jeremy Siegel on Politicians, Prices and a Potential ‘Buying Opportunity of the Decade’ – Knowledge@Wharton The U.S. Presidential race has reached a critical juncture. The Republicans have a confirmed nominee in John McCain; as for the Democrats, Hillary Clinton has bounced back, while Barack Obama retains a marginal lead in terms of delegates. How the presidential race evolves will be shaped in part by the increasingly worrisome state of the U.S. economy. Consumer prices are

Daily Roundup for 2008-01-30

eBay’s PayPal Unit Acquires Fraud Sciences Ltd. eBay’s online payment service PayPal agreed to acquire Fraud Sciences Ltd. in a cash transaction worth approximately $169 million. Fraud Sciences is a privately-held Israeli company with expertise in online risk tools. Save $11.6B with these click fraud safety nets – iMedia Connection As malware and other cyberfraud technologies become more insidious, marketers stand to lose not just money but consumer trust as well. ClickFacts’

Antitrust Lawsuit Filed against eBay over PayPal, Payments Policies

AuctionBytes’ Ina Steiner reported this week that an anti-trust lawsuit was recently filed against eBay. ‘Michael Malone filed an antitrust class-action lawsuit against eBay this week under the Sherman Act, alleging eBay "utilizes its nationwide monopoly of the on-line auction market to monopolize the available forms of payment that sellers can use on eBay." eBay controls which payment methods sellers may advertise in their listings, and this year, it eliminated buyer-protect

 

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