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July 5, 2011 by

Oh Google…

Whimsy is all very well, when your obsession with irrational numbers gets you headlines about the Nortel patent auction by making your losing bid pi billion dollars. But perhaps there are more important things for Google to do than amuse the world?

February 25, 2011 by

Turing papers saved for the UK

Bletchley Park, the centre of World War Two code-breaking, has gained a collection of papers written by mathematician Alan Turing, after receiving last-minute donations

April 5, 2009 by

eBay power sellers: Amazon is kicking eBay's tail

Three eBay power sellers are painting a mixed picture at best for the auction site and note that the recession and Amazon are thumping the company. These power sellers, Skip McGrath, an eBay Gold PowerSeller; Steve Lindhorst is a former eBay University instructor; and Ron Saxton, whose Image Warehouse, is an eBay PowerSeller, were gathered by Bernstein analyst Jeffrey Lindsay for a conference call.

July 3, 2008 by

eBay backs down on PayPal mandate

eBay yesterday withdrew its mandate that customers exclusively use PayPal. The auction site's decision came just weeks before consumer watchdog the ACCC was due to pass judgement on its decision.

March 25, 2008 by

700MHz auction: The death knell for Aussie 4G?

The world of speculative telecommunications investments has quieted down considerably since the beginning of the decade, when hype-fuelled carriers plunked down billions to reserve the right to carry mobile phone calls, video calls, and massive volumes of spam at high speed using then-fanciful 3G mobile technology.


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