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School fundraisers a la eBay

Booster groups are turning to online auctions, with the potential to rake in more than ever before and to avoid too-blatant competition among neighbors.

By March 26, 2008


Wikimedia Foundation kicks off 2007 fund-raiser

Jimmy Wales-founded organization is appealing to its readers for donations to help expand its language reach (among other things).

By October 22, 2007


Venture capital plummets 71 percent

Funds doled out $3.4 billion to start-ups in the fourth quarter, compared with $11.7 billion a year ago, according to a report. "Slower pace" is expected to continue this year.

By January 20, 2009


What the Internet Has Wrought: Presidential Fundraising '00, '04, '08

As the Republican & Democratic presidential candidates report their fundraising numbers after two quarters, there are lots of stories to tell. The most important? What the Internet has done to bring sums of money unimagined in 2000 & 2004.

By July 3, 2007


Virginia Tech massacre documents exposed

A day after the university releases an archive to victims' families only, the student newspaper publishes thousands of the documents online.

By December 20, 2008


The marketing of a president

Obama's victory is not only a victory through marketing, it is also a victory for marketing, for the profession as a whole.

By November 10, 2008


Where have Silicon Valley's Republicans gone?

Venture capitalist Tim Draper was George W. Bush's point man in Silicon Valley. Now he's voting for Barack Obama. And he's not alone: Enthusiasm for John McCain is hard to find.

By October 30, 2008


Election Day brings invasion of robocalls

Voters may hate them, but automated, prerecorded calls are certainly popular with politicians, despite a lack of evidence that they are effective.

By October 23, 2008


FTC all but bans robocalls

Federal Trade Commission is restricting telemarketers from sending prerecorded phone calls to consumers unless the consumer gives written consent to receive them.

By August 20, 2008


Who will make CIGS work for the solar sector?

CIGS is a seductively hard technology to get right.

By July 8, 2008