Underwriting the Internet: How Technical Advances, Financial Engineering, and Entrepreneurial Genius are Building the Information Highway
- Publish Date: 2004-11-23
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Leslie S. Hiraoka
He covers the anti-trust case against Microsoft; the successes of eBay, Amazon, Yahoo, and Google; road-kills along the information highway such as the forgotten eToys; as well as the Enron implosion and other corporate scandals. After tracing this amazing story he concludes that the illegal practices and the ensuing USD7 trillion loss in equity markets slowed the Internet revolution but could not snuff it out, and with worldwide economic recovery e-business surges onward.