The eBay auction of F**kedCompany.com, a three month-old satiric Web site that tracks the demise of dot-coms, has been canceled after sparking a media frenzy and attracting bids in excess of $3 million (US$).
F**kedCompany.com, a three month-old satiric Web site that tracks the demise of dot-coms, has set the online auction world on its ear this week by attracting bids in excess of $3 million (US$) on eBay.
According to a report released Monday by Media Metrix, controversial music file-sharing application Napster climbed from 1.1 million unique users at home in February to 4.9 million unique users in July, a 345 percent increase that makes it one of the fastest growing applications on the Web.
In a first for the nascent interactive television market, CBS Television and Microsoft WebTV Networks Inc. have struck a deal to jointly deliver interactive television programming, beginning with the start of the 2000-2001 TV season.
Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore unveiled a sweeping new economic plan Wednesday that would create 10 million high technology jobs in the United States within the next 10 years and provide incentives for companies offering high-tech training to their workers.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested a 23 year-old California man on Thursday for issuing a phony Internet press release that sent high-tech firm Emulex's stock plummeting by more than 60 percent last Friday.
A new poll by Gartner Group-owned cPulse shows that nearly a quarter of Web shoppers are extremely dissatisfied with their buying experience, leading to worries that online retailers could lose a hefty chunk of business this holiday season.
A poll of high-tech and e-commerce leaders released Wednesday shows that a majority believe President Clinton should appoint a computer security czar to serve as a "watchdog" on Internet security issues.