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This page contains all of the posts and discussion on MemeStreams referencing the following web page: VeriSign Goes Shopping [Motley Fool Take] May 26, 2004. You can find discussions on MemeStreams as you surf the web, even if you aren't a MemeStreams member, using the Threads Bookmarklet. VeriSign Goes Shopping [Motley Fool Take] May 26, 2004
by dmv at 1:45 pm EDT, May 26, 2004

] It's a sign of all good companies: listening to
] customers. This happened to Internet and telecom
] infrastructure service provider VeriSign (Nasdaq: VRSN),
] when it was approached by a major wireless carrier
] looking for a wireless content subscription service. The
] carrier knew wireless would be a strong differentiator,
] but lacked the time or resources to deal with content
] providers, technology solutions, integration, and
] billing.

I'm not sure I'd call Verisign a good business. Actually, I am sure I would not call Verisign a good business. I would also not say that they are good at listening to customers. However, they did make an interesting move here. And I doubt they will end up dumping Jamba! for pennies on the [$273M] dollar (or euro).

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