Posts tagged with Conflicts Of Interest

Yahoo teams with Getty Images for image and video search

Is a big part of search's future based on content partnerships?

You might think so looking at the recent deals Bing has struck with Encyclopaedia Britannica and Yelp.


B2B: how to align your interests with your customers'

Running a B2B business can be highly profitable, but building and maintaining a successful business can be challenging. One reason: relationships are often complicated by conflicts, both real and perceived.

A timely example of this can be seen with one of the hottest consumer internet startups of the moment, Groupon. While the company is 'killing it' financially, there's increasing criticism and skepticism over Groupon and it has a lot to do with the realization that, in some instances at least, Groupon may be profiting at the expense of the local businesses it's supposed to be helping.