YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
What happens to your Facebook account when you die? - The Nation Pakistan Facebook plans to dominate Russia's social networks through apps - Engadget 11/9/2014 - 9:41 am | View Link
What happens to your Facebook account when you, or a loved one, dies? When a Facebook user dies, there are two options: delete the account or memorialise it. How can people plan for their digital legacy? Sadly, my wife passed away in April. Since then, I have made several requests to have her Facebook account turned into a memorial page. I would prefer this to deleting her account as it will provide a place for people to leave messages and memories and especially ... 10/30/2014 - 6:41 am | View Link
Five Ways To Navigate The Sale Of Your Company More likely than not, a successful start-up business will capture the attention of a larger corporation. If you are in the market to sell, your preparation ahead of time can make all of the difference when that time comes. 10/29/2014 - 8:16 am | View Link
DealBook: Andreessen Leaving eBay’s Board Ahead of PayPal Spinoff The venture capitalist Marc Andreessen is stepping down from eBay’s board, months after publicly defending his role as a director against attacks from Carl C. Icahn. 10/20/2014 - 9:23 am | View Link
Technology firms: Split today, merge tomorrow Meg Whitman is chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, which plans to break into two companies. Whitman will retain much power at both companies. One will be called Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and will focus on business technology, while the other, HP Inc., will sell computers and printers. 10/13/2014 - 11:36 am | View Link
AT&T: Make your own Internet fast lane The new proposed plan could settle the contentious debate over net neutrality. 10/13/2014 - 11:17 am | View Link
EBay, Andreessen Dispute Icahn Accusations on Skype Deal EBay Inc. (EBAY) Director Marc Andreessen struck back at activist investor Carl Icahn, who has accused the venture capitalist of conflicts of interest for his role in the company’s sale of videoconferencing service Skype. Andreessen said he recused ... 03/3/2014 - 4:20 pm | View Link
EBay, Andreessen Dispute Icahn’s Accusations on Skype Deal (2) EBay Inc. (EBAY:US) Director Marc Andreessen struck back at activist investor Carl Icahn, who has accused the venture capitalist of conflicts of interest for his role in the company’s sale of videoconferencing service Skype. Andreessen said he recused ... 03/3/2014 - 8:33 am | View Link
eBay pen pal Carl Icahn strikes again over Skype deal Billionaire investor Carl Icahn fired off another letter to eBay shareholders and again reiterated that director Marc Andreessen had too many conflicts during the Skype sale. Icahn and Andreessen have been volleying posts and letters in recent days. 03/3/2014 - 1:51 am | View Link
eBay Finally Closes Skype Deal eBay has officially sold Skype. Announced yesterday via the Skype blog, the deal values the VoIP company at a whopping $2.75 billion. TechCrunch reports that eBay received approximately $1.9 billion in cash and a note from the buyer in the principal amount ... 11/19/2009 - 6:30 pm | View Link
eBay Reaches Deal With Skype Founders, Your Gabbing Is Safe Skype users can breathe easier, now that one of technology's greatest business blunders has been fixed. The outside chance of a Skype shutdown has gone away, messy lawsuits have been resolved, and Skype's founders are back helping run the company. 11/5/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
It's only Thanksgiving, but Wall Street is already looking ahead to next year. Over the last few weeks, several outlooks for 2015 have rolled in, and so far, we've gotten outlooks from 8 of the biggest stock market gurus on Wall Street. Expectations for the S&P 500 in 2015 range from just a slight advance to double-digit gains.
It's the oldest battle in politics: Whether cutting government spending helps or hurts economic growth. The Financial Times has done everyone a favour by publishing a series of charts on how US government spending contributed, or detracted from, GDP growth. And the conclusion is pretty severe: austerity subtracted about 0.76 percentage points off the real growth rate of the economy between the middle of 2010 and the middle of 2011.
Saudi Arabia is risking the economic health of weaker oil producing nations in its fight to see off the threat of the US shale boom. Oil prices have fallen by over 30% since June and appear to be continuing their decline. The collapse has taken a heavy toll on states that rely heavily on exports of the commodity to support their economies.