[Eve Dmochowska] If your company's outsourced contractors were in a R6 million financial crisis due to no fault of their own, and you wanted to help them out, who would you turn to for help? If you are Stormhoek winery, you dodge the bank manager and turn to your biggest fan club – your customer base.
[Eve Dmochowska] Microsoft has made a bid to buy Yahoo. There is a lot of hoopla about it in the press, and there is grave concern as to “what happens now?”. Frankly, I do not share the excitement.
[Eve Dmochowska] Hey, You! Just want to say thanks for all the input into the online world so far. We've appreciated the time you have spent generating content for the Web 2.0 sites, we enjoy some of those videos you post on YouTube and we liked that picture of you on the cover of Time magazine.
[Eve Dmochowska] Microsoft last week invested US$240 million in Facebook, resulting in a US$15 billion evaluation for the social network. I fear that this might be the beginning of the end of the Facebook mania. Personally, I would have preferred to see an investment by Google.