Barnesandnoble.com stock gains fell well short of other recent Internet issues after the online bookseller's initial public offering, providing yet more evidence that Wall Street's infatuation with Net-related stocks may be cooling ...
Bypassing Wall Street, Datek Online Holdings Corp., the nation's fourth-largest Internet brokerage, has raised $300 million (US$) through private investments from investors including Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and French luxury goods magnate Bernard Arnault ...
Child's play just got a whole lot more serious on the Net as two more big-name companies intensify their efforts to transform little Web surfers' parents into big online spenders ...
Looking ahead after the collapse of its merger with USA Networks, Lycos overflowed with optimism, touting record e-commerce deals, promising more big ones soon and celebrating its new position as the #1 Net portal ...
Hoping to tap into the vast market for online travel booking, Yahoo! and SkyMall announced Friday separate competing sites designed to offer one-stop access to a variety of established Web travel sources. The Yahoo! Travel Specials Center targets travelers seeking last-minute bargains through huge listings of deals on airfare, hotels, cruises and rental cars...
Banking on more doctors relying on "virtual offices," e-commerce network ephysician.com is launching the first mobile Internet link that will enable physicians to tap into patient information and order lab tests and prescriptions using a handheld computer ...
Microsoft, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSFT) got a boost in the high-stakes race to supply software for downloading music when Sony Music Entertainment selected MS Windows' digital format to sell downloadable songs on the Net ...
Expanding the global reach of its online auctions, Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) rolled out its popular service Thursday in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada ...
USA Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: USAI) said Wednesday it abandoned plans to buy Lycos, Inc. (Nasdaq: LCOS), quashing a complex merger that would have created an e-commerce powerhouse worth $22 billion ...
Sporting goods company Global Sports, Inc. (Nasdaq: GSPT) said Monday it has formed Global Sports Interactive, a new unit that will operate e-commerce business for retailers with combined annual sales of $1.6 billion (US$) ...
Deja News has dropped "news" from its name and overhauled its site in an ambitious attempt to convert newsgroup chatters to product reviewers -- and buyers ...
Mass mailings, the bane of small and mid-sized businesses lacking the means to outsource, just got a whole lot simpler -- and cheaper, says an Internet start-up seeking to tap into the multi-billion-dollar annual market ...
In a move destined to make direct e-mail pitches a whole lot more like TV commercials, RealNetworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK) is teaming with two other companies to provide streaming audio and video content in e-mails that will enable a customer to make a purchase without clicking to a Web site ...
After stumbling over a copyright challenge to the name of its "moviebuff.com" online video and DVD site, West Coast Entertainment Corp. ( OTC BB:WCEC) launched a newly named e-commerce site that will combine a vast selection of films with Hollywood news and views ...