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eBay to buy Google?

Are the rumors true?

     

panic

5:01 pm on Aug 22, 2003 (gmt 0)

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The rumors at SES this week were that eBay is going to buy Google because of competition from Froogle and AdWords.

Any truth to that?

-panic

KevinC

5:09 pm on Aug 22, 2003 (gmt 0)

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This may be a dumb question but does ebay really have that much money?

lazerzubb

5:10 pm on Aug 22, 2003 (gmt 0)

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i will not comment on the rumour but:
[biz.yahoo.com...]
CBS Marketwatch - Sergey Brin on SES talking about Ebay [cbs.marketwatch.com]

Makes interesting reading.

mack

5:49 pm on Aug 22, 2003 (gmt 0)

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It makes perfect business sence for ebay to aquire Google, by doing so they acheive the sort of advertising property that would pay the investment many, many times over.

It's just a question of, can ebay realy afford the initial outlay.

Mack.

EquityMind

4:32 am on Aug 24, 2003 (gmt 0)



Out of anybody else out there that has the market cap to buy Google, I would see Ebay as a potential suiter...and not many others. Although I still hold to an IPO with a $10BB + market cap.

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Big_Dug

12:12 pm on Oct 1, 2003 (gmt 0)

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It's true, it's true. eBay have already bought Google and are selling it to the highest bidder.

Click here for the proof [torquemada.netfirms.com].

EquityMind

1:42 pm on Oct 1, 2003 (gmt 0)



That's classic....is the opening bid 1$?

EquityMind

 

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