Fast online credit service aims to make it easier to drop large amounts at e-commerce sites:
eCredit expedites online financing
The Red Herring discovers that, despite the huge amount of venture capital out there, it actually takes a lot of *work* to make a successful startup:
Redherring.com – Fish or Cut Bait: How green is the Valley?
Do Web companies have the right to send “bots” out to scan other companies’ online databases? That’s the crux of a debate on Capitol Hill now — and of a fight between eBay and auction-watch site Bidder’s Edge. The outcome of this battle has serious implications for Internet business, since it will affect not only bots, but also search engines’ spiders.… Read the rest
E-business outsourcing, the next generation? Andreessen’s new company, Loudcloud, thinks it can bring dot com startups to market 2.5 times faster:
Loudcloud surfaces with e-commerce hosting solution