All of the biggest and oldest tech companies will be forced to break up: Marc Andreessen

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Marc Andreessen

eBay, Hewlett-Packard and Symantec are three huge companies that have decided to split apart.  Super investor Marc Andreessen was involved in two of these companies and predicts that this is only the beginning. He sits on the boards of eBay and HP.

 

 

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E-Bay User Selling Chances To Test-Pilot Jetpack

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My eBay – selling: one jetpack. One careful owner. Easy to control. Ejector-seat-equipped Aston Martin and secret underground lair sold separately. Serious bids only.  The Martin Jetpack – technically a ducted fan pack, rather than a true jetpack – is the brainchild of New Zealand engineer Glenn Martin.

 

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Man Says He Was Driving at 110mph to Make Bid On eBay

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The Untold Dangers of Online Auctions

A 46-year-old Fall City man was arrested on charges of reckless driving after he was observed traveling 110 mph, said the Washington State Patrol.

James Garrett told the trooper that he was trying to get home to make a bid on eBay before the auction closed, said Trooper Dan McDonald.

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Yotify: Making Search Social

Yotify:  Making Search Social 

A new engine can turn a difficult search into a communal quest.  Looking for an apartment online, day after day, can get tedious. Finding the right sofa at the right price can also be time consuming. A new search engine, called Yotify, is designed to make these kinds of persistent quests more tolerable, and hopefully more successful.

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Top 10 Tech Billionaires

Top 10 Tech Billionaires

Some billionaires just pack a bigger punch than others

The dotcom boom ushered in the new-age entrepreneurship and with it came a new set of billionaires. Billionaires who have brought their start-ups a long way from their ‘garage’ days. Many of them pioneers in their space, these online companies have today evolved into popular global brands and the key people behind them deck up the global rich list. Here’ a profile of the top 10 billionaires who made their fortune from the Web. (Pics)

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Recreate The Thrilling Gamble Of Using eBay By Playing The eBay Slot Machine

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Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, MI, has a giant eBay-themed slot machine. Technabob wanted to give it a spin…

By the time I managed to stumble my way over from the buffet line, the eBay slots were so busy that I didn’t even manage to donate my money to them. … From what I could tell, they’re those typical nickel slots with tons of perplexing jagged lines which must match up in order to pay the big bucks. Of course, unlike the real eBay, there’s no guarantee that the highest bidder will win anything.

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