Stories by Linda Rosencrance

Tap the wisdom of employees -- and boost the bottom line

When it comes to solving pressing business problems, the conventional wisdom is that two heads are better than one. With the advent of collective-intelligence tools, enterprises are realizing that thousands of heads are even better still.

Minding Online Store a Case of 'Not My Job'

Last month, a federal judge ruled that eBay had fulfilled its obligations to investigate and control users who were trying to use its Web site to sell counterfeit Tiffany goods -- a decision that put the onus on Tiffany to monitor eBay's site itself.

Google Apps goes to school at Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame has joined a number of other schools that are using Google Apps Education Edition to provide e-mail and other collaboration tools to its students.

EBay, British luxury goods group to talk counterfeit sales

Intellectual property lawyers from eBay and Walpole British Luxury, a group that represents the British luxury goods industry, are meeting Monday in London to discuss ways they can work together to prevent the sale of counterfeit goods online.

Privacy groups to Google: What took you so long?

Privacy groups are glad that Google has finally placed a link to its privacy policy on its home page, but they said it was something the search engine company was legally obligated to do anyway.

Sold on eBay for $399k: One life

Australian resident Ian Usher, 44, sold everything he owned on eBay for a little more than US$382,000 in an online auction that ended Sunday.

eBay fined $61M in furor over fake goods

A French court has fined eBay US$61 million for allowing the sale of Louis Vuitton Malletier and Christian Dior Couture counterfeit goods on its Web site, the luxury goods company LVMH said Monday.

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