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One Year Ago: Amazon Loses Round in 1-Click Patent Case

Barnesandnoble.com scored a legal victory over rival e-tailer Amazon.com when the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. lifted a preliminary injunction that had barred Barnesandnoble.com from using one-click Web shopping technology. In its ruling, the court said that Barnesandnoble.com "raise...

One Year Ago: E-tail Invades the Real World

Retailers are increasingly bringing the Internet into brick-and-mortar stores in the form of Web kiosks that allow customers to shop online at the store's e-tail counterpart. Kiosks are already in the works or operating at Barnes & Noble, Kmart and Staples. "It wouldn't surprise me if in five ...

One Year Ago: NBCi Cuts 150 Jobs Amid Net Ad Downturn

In a bid to reduce costs and eventually obtain profits, NBC Internet announced that it is cutting 150 jobs, or approximately 30 percent of its workforce. Because of the slump in the Net advertising arena, some analysts say that it is unlikely that NBCi will obtain reach profits anytime soon. Morn...

One Year Ago: Deal Afoot To Destroy Toysmart Database

The Texas Attorney General's Office confirmed that a Walt Disney subsidiary offered to pay bankrupt e-tailer Toysmart.com US$50,000 to destroy its customer database, including personal information about shoppers, shopping preferences and browser histories.

One Year Ago: More Layoffs for MVP.com

MVP.com announced that it has laid off 36 more employees as part of a restructuring plan the online sports e-tailer began in December, when it laid off 79 people. MVP.com spokesperson Paula Davis told the E-Commerce Times that the layoffs were across all departments and all levels. The sports e-t...

One Year Ago: Study: E-Holiday Spending Doubled

Holiday shoppers more than doubled their online spending during 2000, according to numbers released by Goldman Sachs and PC Data Online. The latest numbers also show that online spending increased during the week ended December 17th to $1.6 billion, up from the previous week's $1.5 billion. Durin...

One Year Ago: Egghead Hacked and Cracked

Computer products e-tailer Egghead.com said that a hacker has breached its computer systems and may have gained access to its customer database. The company also said that it has retained the "world's leading computer security experts" to investigate the breach and analyze its security measures.

One Year Ago: E-Book Industry Set To Explode

Spurred on by the success of Stephen King's e-book experiment and low distribution costs, the digital book industry in the United States is set for an explosion over the next few years, according to a report issued by research firm IDC. The report predicts that the U.S. market for digital books, ...

One Year Ago: Auto Giants Take $1.2B Stake in Commerce One

Under the terms of an agreement Covisint principals Ford and General Motors will take a combined equity stake of US$1.2 billion in e-commerce infrastructure provider Commerce One. As part of the deal, Commerce One will share in revenues generated by the business-to-business (B2B) marketplace and ...

One Year Ago: PlayStation Frenzy Wreaks E-tail Havoc

The frenzy over locating Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) video game consoles is fostering an online uproar, causing the police in the United States and Canada to work overtime to stop fraudulent Internet sales. Elsewhere, Web retailers are putting in long hours resolving technical problems caused by hea...

One Year Ago: Report: Lax Cybercrime Laws Threaten E-Commerce

Few countries around the world have passed laws targeting online criminal activity, posing a threat to e-commerce and technological growth, according to a new report. McConnell International, a security consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., found that 9 of 52 countries it studied have extend...

One Year Ago: PetSmart.com Buys Pets.com Domain Name

Defunct e-tailer Pets.com announced that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to sell its domain name and related trademarks to rival PetSmart.com. Along with the valuable Pets.com name, PetSmart will acquire various other URLs currently owned by Pets.com. Pets.com declined to say which na...

One Year Ago: Cybersnoop Proposal Roils UK

British law enforcement agencies are seeking the right to log every e-mail and phone call within the United Kingdom, according to a report by the deputy director general of the National Criminal Intelligence Service. The agencies are proposing that as a "matter of urgency," communication service ...

One Year Ago: Net Ads Set for Holiday Surge

Enticed by low costs and enhanced targeting options, more retailers are choosing to spend the majority of their holiday advertising dollars online, according to a pair of new research studies. There were 19 billion total online ad impressions from October 2000 to mid-November, a 250 percent incre...

One Year Ago: Thanksgiving Week Sets E-Shopping Record

A record number of U.S. shoppers visited e-tail Web sites during Thanksgiving week 2000, according to numbers released by Internet measurement firm Media Metrix. E-tailers received 35.2 million unique visitors during the week, the firm said, marking a 40.3 percent increase over the same period in...

One Year Ago: Yahoo! Ordered To Bar French from Nazi Auctions

French court ruled that Web powerhouse Yahoo! has 90 days to block French residents from viewing auctions of Nazi memorabilia at its U.S.-based auctions site, or face fines of US$13,000 per day for each day it exceeds the deadline. In issuing the ruling, Judge Jean-Jacques Gomez of the Paris Trib...

One Year Ago: IBM Offers ISPs ‘Pay-As-You-Go’ E-Commerce Plan

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and e-commerce software company Mercantec have announced that they have formed a partnership to offer the first "pay-as-you-go" e-commerce package to Internet service providers (ISPs). Big Blue will provide ISPs who sign up for the program all of the software and hardware necessar...

One Year Ago: MotherNature.com To Fold

Online health products store MotherNature.com (Nasdaq: MTHR) has announced that its board of directors has approved a plan to liquidate and dissolve the company, making it the third major e-tailer to shut down in two days. The company did not specify when it will stop taking orders and begin lay...

One Year Ago: Furniture.com Shuts Down

Furniture e-tailer Furniture.com has announced that it has laid off 76 of its 88 employees and will be discontinuing operations. The company said the remaining 12 employees will "ensure the professional management of matters relating to the closure, including the review of available options for s...

One Year Ago: U.S. Lists Top Ten ‘Dot Cons’

Auction fraud has the dubious honor of being the No. 1 online scam, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said. Also among the "Top Ten Dot Cons" are: Internet service provider scams, Web site design scams, Net porn credit-card fraud, and multi-level marketing schemes, the agency said.

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