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Homes.com Cuts 150 Workers

Homes.com announced Wednesday that it is laying off approximately 150 employees in a bid to preserve cash and move toward positive cash flow from operations. ...

Alternative Payment Methods Get No Respect Online

Alternative payment methods, such as prepaid value cards and Web currency, are being used online, but according to analysts and merchants alike, they'll never dethrone the king of the dot-com world: the credit card ...

Airlines Withdraw Internet Commissions

Northwest Airlines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines said Wednesday that effective March 1st, they will no longer pay commissions on Internet ticket sales in the United States and Canada. ...

Internet Spending To Survive U.S. Consumer Confidence Drop

Analysts disagree on whether Tuesday's downbeat economic news, including a reported drop in consumer confidence to its lowest level in nearly five years, is likely to drag down e-commerce spending levels ...

Microsoft, IBM Settle E-Commerce Standards Battle

Oasis, a consortium including IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems, announced Thursday that it will start to integrate a competing e-commerce standard being developed by Microsoft ...

‘Hannibal’ Makes E-Commerce Killing

Film fans are finding that buying their movie tickets via the Internet is an increasingly attractive option, especially when the movie is as red-hot as box office hit "Hannibal." ...

The Undercover Online Chocolate Shopper

This weekend is your virtual last chance to use the Web to send chocolates in time for Valentine's Day. ...

Report: Dot-Com Layoffs Hit Record High in January

E-commerce and tech layoffs continue to mount, hitting a record number of 44,851 for the month of January, according to a report released Tuesday by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. ...

The Super Bowl Shakeout Stakeout

Talk about losing the big game ...

eBay’s Not-So Happy New Year

eBaywent to bed on December 31st flush with holiday success, and woke up to a New Year full of snags. ...

Yahoo! No Longer Home of the Free

Does the decision by Internet giant Yahoo! to start charging its users auction listing fees mark the beginning of the end for free Internet services and content? ...

Any Outrage Over E-Commerce Outages?

The recent service outages at Amazon.com, eBay and other e-commerce sitesfrustrated shoppers, lowered company revenues and raised mediaeyebrows. For e-commerce firms, downtimes are the worst of times ...

Embattled eToys Slashes 700 Jobs

Troubled toy e-tailer eToys (Nasdaq: ETYS) moved to the dot-com critical list Thursday, announcing that approximately 70 percent of the company's 1,000 employees have been informed that their jobs are being eliminated ...

Smart Cards Stack the E-Commerce Deck

Few people quibble over smart card functionality. ...

Is BlueLight.com a Model or a Muddle?

A latecomer to the dot-com stage, discount e-tail site BlueLight.com is dancing as gracefully as it can through its first holiday season, sidestepping technical glitches caused by the seasonal shopping boom while displaying a variety of marketing moves that are drawing in more shoppers ...

What’s the Story with Net Toy Sales?

A year ago at this time, the online toy market was wide open, with a broad range of e-tailers great and small vying for dominance in the space ...

Online Dating is Serious Business

On the Web, somewhere between the categories of financial information and pornography, is another key sector where people pay for access: online dating services. ...

Exclusive Interview: Sun Microsystems

In the following exclusive interview with Bobbi Burns, director of the "eSun" initiative at Sun Microsystems, the E-Commerce Times explores how the multi-billion dollar (US$) company is using its online store as an integral part of its overall marketing strategy ...

One World, One Internet?

Naively believing that the Internet should remain "free," more than one observer has argued that the Web should not be subject to the laws of individual countries around the world ...

The Far Side of Online Auctions

Internet auctions have become a place for businesses of all sizes to make money -- to the tune of nearly $55 billion (US$) in sales a year. Still, the leading auction sites have retained something of their original flair as a place for passionate collectors of odds and ends to exchange prized possessions. Of course, with that spirit of "anything goes" comes the lunatic fringe.

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