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eBay's latest buy: New CEOs for Skype, Shopping.com

Shopping.com's CEO, Josh Silverman, will take the helm of Skype, which has not had a permanent chief executive since co-founder Niklas Zennstrom stepped down in October.

By February 25, 2008


Proximic signs ad deals with Yahoo Shopping, Shopping.com

Content-delivery network delivers contextually relevant ads to blogs and publisher sites.

By January 15, 2008


Shopping.com buys into Australia

eBay-owned shopping portal Shopping.com believes the Australian e-commerce market is finally ripe for the picking, and will launch its Australian service this week with 200 local retail partners.

By May 22, 2006


Shop.com gains $25 million amid rebranding effort

Online retailer gets its first round of venture funding. It plans to launch a redesigned site next month.

By September 26, 2005


eBay to buy Shopping.com for $620 million

Auction giant says the deal will enhance its service with comparison shopping capabilities.

By June 1, 2005


Shopping.com leaps in Nasdaq debut

Shares jump over 50 percent. Analysts say the closing price will be key to determining its long-term prospects.

By October 26, 2004


Brightmail, Shopping.com file for IPOs

The companies file for a prospective public offering of their shares, a sign of the possible resurgence of Net IPOs.

By March 24, 2004


Short Take: CyberShop.com, Women.com in promotion deal

Online retailer CyberShop.com announced today that it entered a marketing agreement with women's online network Women.com. The Jersey City, NJ-based company's merchandise will be featured within Women.com's fashion, beauty and electronics site categories. Amazon, eToys and PlantetRX are other online companies listed on San Mateo, Calif.-based Women.com site. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

By November 16, 1999


Short Take: Compaq lowers Shopping.com bid

Compaq Computer, which recently moved to acquire Shopping.com in a cash bid worth about $220 million, just drove a harder deal. Compaq announced it was lowering its original $19 per share offer to $18.25 per share. Compaq said it renegotiated the price after Shopping.com disclosed additional information, including information regarding the number of shares of common stock. Shopping.com's board endorsed the new offer and recommends that its shareholders accept it.

January 21, 1999