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.
Content-delivery network delivers contextually relevant ads to blogs and publisher sites.
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.
Online retailer gets its first round of venture funding. It plans to launch a redesigned site next month.
Auction giant says the deal will enhance its service with comparison shopping capabilities.
Shares jump over 50 percent. Analysts say the closing price will be key to determining its long-term prospects.
The companies file for a prospective public offering of their shares, a sign of the possible resurgence of Net IPOs.
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.
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.