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Report: E-Mail Marketing To Reach $7.3B by 2005

As businesses worldwide continue to count the damages caused by the costliest e-mail-transmitted computer virus in history, Jupiter Communications released a report on Monday predicting that worldwide direct e-mail marketing will balloon from $164 million (US$) in 1999 to $7.3 billion in 2005 ...

Another Black Eye for the Net

It began as a malicious love letter and ended up as a wake-up call -- another nasty e-mail virus that seemed to prove that a truly safe Internet, if attainable at all, will be realized well in the future ...

The Domain Name Brain Drain

Recently, word came out that the owner of Hell.com was putting the domain name up for auction. Asking price: $8 million (US$). While most businesses are not likely to be interested in that particular domain name, the asking price does call into question the entire practice of paying big for domain names in a world where technology can change the landscape overnight...

Visa Unveils Wireless Bill Payment Partnership

Visa International announced Wednesday that it will join with wireless data services provider Aether Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: AETH) to create a new Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) standard and to develop new ways for customers to make purchases and receive bills over wireless devices ...

Stop the Dot-Com Marketing Madness!

Just over a week ago, Utility.com landed $30 million (US$) in venture capital from Trident Capital and Idealab! ...

Metallica Targets Napster Users

Targeting individuals for the first time in its case against the Napster MP3 browser, lawyers for heavy metal band Metallica said Monday that they had identified more than 335,000 individuals who allegedly swapped the band's music on Napster in violation of copyright law ...

Report: Q1 E-Commerce Matches Holiday Pace

Consumers spent $7 billion (US$) at online retail sites during the first quarter of 2000, including $2 billion on travel, according to a new report from Harris Interactive ...

Music Industry Must Embrace the Net

Despite Friday's court ruling finding MP3.com liable for copyright infringement, the music industry is going to have to start facing some difficult facts when it comes to the Internet ...

Peapod Comeback Stalled by New Class Action

Online grocer Peapod's attempt to rebound from a series of setbacks has been further stalled by a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of all investors who bought the company's stock between November 8, 1999 and March 16th of this year ...

eBay Pushes into Europe After Beating the Street

Riding high on this week's favorable financial reports, online auctioneer eBay announced Wednesday that it will aggressively expand its already-booming European operations ...

Homestore.com Faces Antitrust Probe

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating whether Homestore.com, Inc. and the National Association of Realtors (NAR) are in violation of antitrust laws ...

Andersen, Sun Form B2B Venture

Andersen Consulting, Sun Microsystems and iPlanet announced Tuesday that they will form a joint venture and invest $300 million (US$) to set up a system to provide electronic buying services for businesses ...

Report: 80 Percent of Online Travel Sites Will Fold

According to a new report by investment bank Bear Stearns, 80 percent of online travel sites are destined to fail over the next five years ...

Report: Asia-Pacific E-Commerce Poised for Boom

A surge in Asia-Pacific e-commerce will culminate with $1.6 trillion (US$) in transactions taking place in 2004, according to a new study by Forrester Research ...

Dutch Firm Rescues Peapod from Brink

Holland-based Royal Ahold plucked beleaguered online grocer Peapod from the edge of bankruptcy Friday, pledging to buy 51 percent of the Skokie, Illinois-based firm. Peapod will remain a stand-alone company, while Ahold will supply goods and services, including the use of its network of warehouses and distribution centers ...

Infamous Cybersquatter Shut Down by Judge

A federal court judge in Boston, Massachusetts has ordered a notorious Canadian cybersquatter to close down a site that infringes upon the copyright of search engine Northern Light.com ...

AltaVista Trumps Pure Plays with Musicland Alliance

In the wake of a report predicting that e-commerce players with brick-and-mortar outlets will be most likely to survive the impending dot-com shakeout, AltaVista said Thursday it will partner with Musicland Stores Corporation, a chain that operates four Web sites of its own and more than 1,300 retail stores ...

eBay Gets Hot Spot on Netpliance Keypad

Internet-only computer maker Netpliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: NPLI) announced Wednesday that it has landed a deal with online auction giant eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) that will allow users to access the auction site with one push of a button ...

Forrester: Most Dot-Coms Will Sink by 2001

Increasing competition, falling stock prices and weak financial performance will combine to kill off most of the companies now doing retail business on the Internet by the end of next year, according to a report from Forrester Research released on Tuesday ...

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