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Germany’s Mobile.de moves into Romania

Germany’s Mobile.de moves into Romania

Mobile.de, Germany's biggest auto portal, launched its first "full-version portal" in Romania (Mobile.ro) in October, effectively merging the two country markets into a single market. Mobile.de is a subsidiary of EBay International and operates out of Berlin with 115 employees.

Before the launch


EBay on expansion tour in the online classified markets of Scandinavia and Eastern Europe

EBay on expansion tour in the online classified markets of Scandinavia and Eastern Europe

Scandinavia is considered by many players to be one of the European key online advertising markets. This was also the reason when EBay decided to make a big strategic move into this region. On October 5 the company’s global classifieds acquired dba.dk, an online classifieds site that generates more than 120 million page views per month, and Bilbasen.dk, an online vehicle classifieds site


EBay to lay off  10 percent of its workforce, buys Bill Me Later

EBay to lay off 10 percent of its workforce, buys Bill Me Later

Turbulent times at EBay -- the company held a predawn conference call today to say it was laying off 10 percent of its global workforce, or about 1,000 permanent employees and several hundred temporary workers. The reduction is expected to result in pretax restructuring charges of approximately $70 million to $80 million, with the charges predominantly recorded in the fourth quarter of 2008, ac


Governor Meg?

Governor Meg?

           For a while, even before she worked on the Romney campaign for U.S. president, people have been talking about former EBay CEO Meg Whitman as a potential politician. Now USA Today has


Crooks and thugs on the Internet?

The Internet is full of crooks and major Web sites are too busy racking up eyeballs and page counts to stop the scams.

That’s the subject of a rant by Internet.com’s Joshua Greenbaum this week. “It’s time to stop letting 'free



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