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New eBay site lets people finance the world's poor

EBay Inc, the world's largest online auctioneer and payments company, launched on Wednesday a Web site allowing ordinary investors to buy securities aimed at improving conditions in the world's poorest countries. MicroPlace, located at http://www.microplace.com,... More...

Sony Blames Software for Poor Console Sales

The PlayStation 3 sales declined by almost 50,000 units between March and April. Dave Karraker, Sony Computer Entertainment America's Sr. Director of Corporate Communications, attributed the poor results "to a lack of new software in... More...

Nvidia shares sink on poor earnings

Shares of graphics chip maker Nvidia tumbled 35 percent Friday after the company's second-quarter earnings disappointed Wall Street. The setback comes as the Santa Clara company faces increased competition from arch rival ATI... More...

Top UK firms have poor web sites

Britain's leading companies are "woefully inadequate" at providing corporate information on their Web sites, according to a study released Monday. It said half the companies listed on the London stock market's main... More...

Red Hat trumps MS poor kids offer

Article ripped from The Register. Microsoft is squaring a clutch of private antitrust suits accusing the company of price gouging by donating more than $1bn in cash, hardware, training and software to 12,500... More...

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