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  1. Virtual business incubator looks to the world for ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... spawned such companies as Picasa, eToys.com, CarsDirect.com and Tickets.com. And his GoTo.com, later named Overture Services, originated the idea behind pay-per-click online advertising, which became the basis for Google's revenues. Yahoo acquired ...


  2. Barriers to market entry tumble downRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Financial Times

    ... has shrunk. In 1998, he launched Goto.com, an online advertising business that soon changed its name to Overture Services and listed on the stock exchange before being snapped up by Yahoo in 2001 for $1.6bn. When he started, Mr Hynes had to pay cash ...