Skype Sold! To The Guy with 2.75 Billion!

We reported last night that Ebay was looking to sell Skype and was going to make an announcement on Tuesday…well…they did! SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY – News) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Skype communications unit in a deal valuing the business at $2.75 billion. The buyer, who…

Ebay To Announce The Sale Of Skype

According to the New York Times, Ebay will announce on Tuesday that Skype will be sold to a group of private investors.  Ebay mentioned that it will like $2 billion for the product.  It is said that Marc Andreessen (Netscape Co-Founder) heads the venture capital firm that will be purchasing Skype.  However, the Skype founders, at…

Favorite iOS Apps

Having the new iPhone 3GS means having a tremendous amount of apps available for my viewing and using. I thought I could share with everyone my favorite apps that I have located so far. I have spent several hours combing through the App Store trying to customize my phone to match my personality and interests.…

Las Vegas and Technology

WOW!! Las Vegas is an incredible city. The lights, the shows, the glitz, the glamour, and the hype. I take a trip to Vegas about twice a year because I have the convenience of living within a five hour road trip of the city. Each visit is different. Each visit is entertaining. And every visit…

Windows 7 Delay? Forget About It!

According to www.windows7center.com, Microsoft is stating that the recent news regarding a memory leak when running the chkdsk /R command will not delay the release of Windows 7. Windows 7 is being hyped as the best OS Microsoft has developed to date. The president of the Windows division at Microsoft, Steven Sinfosky, commented on the…

Controversial Marketing Screen Shots

As promised from Episode 7, here is a screen shot of the controversial marketing related to Buy.com and WebLoyalty. The screen shot demonstrates how complex and convoluted these advertisements and websites can be. Adam Sarner, a marketing analyst for research firm Gartner, said “customers shouldn’t be complaining about being tricked into accepting your offer. Obviously,…