This has nothing to do with genealogy but I find it fascinating and thought I would share this with people here:
Lycos is a very popular Internet portal. Three or four years ago, Terra Corporation of Spain purchased Lycos for $12.5 billion (U.S. dollars). Today, Terra sold Lycos to Daum Communications Corporation of South Korea for $95 million.
I will save you the math: the sale price today is less than 1 percent of the price Terra paid a few years ago.