Tags » Pierre Omidyar

For troubled teens, help is just a text away

For many teens in the millennial era, making a phone call is a foreign concept. Messaging and texting using a mobile phone is their primary way of communicating with friends and family. 424 more words


7 truly weird things eBay sold in its 20 year history

It’s been 20 years now since eBay, originally using the name AuctionWeb, was founded by Pierre Omidyar. The auction site, and more, has seen many changes, whether… 790 more words


All kinds of Human trafficking: This is how it works

All kinds of Human trafficking: This is how it works

About 10 years ago, I went through a little bit of a hard time. So I decided to go see a therapist. 2,951 more words


the innovation recipe ...

What generates innovation? What is its essence? What is the secret formula that makes one more innovative than others? Why do some people seem to have a mind-predisposition to forecasting the future? 463 more words


Why aren't more wealthy Africans backing the continent's start-ups?

Any budding entrepreneur in Africa knows how difficult it is to raise capital for your business.

Yesterday, a founder of one of the more… 344 more words

By Chris Floyd

Source: Empire Burlesque

I don’t really want to go too far down the road on this when there are far more important things happening in the world, but really, take just a moment to look at the language…

661 more words

What’s behind Ukraine’s secret weapons deal with the United Arab Emirates (UAE)?

From Global Research, February 25, 2015
By Eric Zuesse

U.S. President Barack Obama apparently is going ahead with his plan for NATO missiles to be placed in Ukraine aimed against Moscow, but found a way to do it that won’t violate the warnings by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin against Washington’s directly supplying those arms to Ukraine (such as is demanded of Obama by congressional Republicans, and even by a few hawkish Democrats — all passionate supporters of Hillary Clinton). 2,276 more words