September 27, 2006
Forbes 400 richest Americans : French-born immigrant launched online auction giant Ebay in 1995; today it lets consumers buy and sell everything from real estate to Renoir replicas. With chief Meg Whitman (see), led company through Internet bubble, bust; rebounded by catering to loyal trading communities. Expanded past auctions: bought comparison-pricing site Shopping.com, Web-phone outfit Skype, stake in online classifieds business Craigslist. Stock down 35% since January as Skype hype subsides. Another problem: new Google service Checkout, threatening Ebay's PayPal online payment business >>>
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The person who wins the most number of daily quizes in a month will be awarded a book valued at up to $50 from Mage Publishers and their name will be enshrined in the Column of Champions! Second-place winner will receive the comic book "Rostam tales from the Shahnameh", a Persian/English wall calendar from Children of Persia, or a gift certificate from eworldrecords.com.
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