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.
Stories by Linda Rosencrance
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.
Tiffany & Co. has appealed a US district court ruling that says eBay is not responsible for counterfeit goods sold on its Web site.
E-commerce leaders have joined together to try to protect Internet users from deceptive online ads.
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.
If you thought the days before Yahoo's annual meeting on Friday were going to be relatively uneventful, think again.
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.
American Airlines has dropped its trademark infringement lawsuit against Google, which claimed the Internet company used the airline's trademark to trigger paid advertisements for other companies.
EBay doesn't seem to be out of the woods just yet.
Seventy per cent of US searches in June were done on Google's search engine, according to Web measurement figures from market research company Hitwise.
Amazon is set to release two new models of its popular e-book reader, the Kindle, according to the TechCrunch blog.
Time Warner is in separate talks with Microsoft and Yahoo to sell its AOL Internet division before Yahoo holds its annual shareholders meeting on August 1, according to a Reuters report.
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.
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.