News tagged with internet entrepreneur

Shooting for the moon -- to mine it

Most people don't take it literally when they're told to shoot for the moon - but thinking small isn't Naveen Jain's way. The 52-year-old Internet entrepreneur is a co-founder of Moon Express Inc., one of ...

dateDec 15, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Web giants, film companies at odds over anti-piracy bills

Film director Penelope Spheeris' new comedy, "Balls to the Wall," had barely premiered in Europe when bootleg copies started popping up on the Internet, throwing its U.S. release into jeopardy. A Spheeris assistant sent out ...

dateDec 07, 2011 in Other
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Craigslist founder in new venture

Craig Newmark, founder of online classifieds giant Craigslist, launched new Web-based venture Craigconnects on Tuesday to support non-profit and public service organizations.

dateMar 08, 2011 in Internet
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Online shopping reaches art world

The world's first international online art fair hits the Internet this Saturday, putting contemporary art pieces worth $1 million and more just a mouse click away.

dateJan 20, 2011 in Internet
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PayPal courts outside developers

PayPal has opened its software platform to outside developers in a move designed to unleash a flood of creative uses for the online financial transaction service.

dateNov 04, 2009 in Internet
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France 'Gallic Moan' proves answer to hard times

It's the online answer to a "Gallic Shrug": a tongue-in-cheek French website where people can let off steam about the small miseries of daily life has become a surprise hit export to the United States.

dateMar 26, 2009 in Internet
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