HotJobs Joins Monster.com
TMP Worldwide, owner of job-listing site Monster.com, plans to buy competitor HotJobs for about $460 million in stock. The two sites combined will have more than 650,000 job listings and 14 million résumés, according to TMP. The company says it plans to maintain HotJobs as a separate site.
We cant let go of our e-mail — 42 percent of business users check their e-mail while on vacation, while 23 percent check their e-mail on weekends, a recent survey by Gartner said. The report also said business users spend about 49 minutes per day managing e-mail, and that 34 percent of business e-mail is "occupational spam" from co-workers.
Storage Firm Nets $100M
High-end storage company 3Pardata last week announced that it raised $100 million in third-round financing from investors including Amerindo Investment Advisors, Mayfield Fund and Worldview Technology Partners, as well as Oracle, Sun Microsystems and Veritas Software. The company is developing high-performance storage systems targeted at large companies and service providers.