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GM to sell new cars on eBay

In a grand experiment, revived General Motors will let most of its California auto dealers haggle online with customers by selling new vehicles over eBay.  School of Management Dean Louis Lataif, a former Ford executive, says the move is inevitable, but could have some glitches — like when a car owner is both the buyer and […]

eBay, dumping Skype, faces hard choices

With eBay planning to shed itself of Skype with an IPO, School of Management Professor N. Venkat Venkatraman, chairman of the Information Systems Department, says it’s clear that the Skype acquisition has not paid off for eBay which now has some hard decisions to make. “Now eBay is faced with tough choices: (1) a spin-out […]