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One Year Ago: Jimi Hendrix Estate Thwarts Cybersquatter

The family of late guitar legend Jimi Hendrix has prevailed in a legal proceeding brought against the holder of the Internet address Jimihendrix.com, UN arbitrators announced Monday. ...

One Year Ago: King To Continue E-Book Experiment

Satisfied with the number of readers paying or promising to pay for the first installment of his new serial novel "The Plant," Stephen King announced Monday that he plans to write and publish a third segment on his StephenKing.com Web site ...

Yahoo! Wires NYC Taxis

Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO), along with specialty financing company Medallion Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: TAXI), sent New York's first Internet-enabled taxicabs into the streets of the city Thursday ...

Banking Giants To Launch Financial Site

Seven of the largest investment banks worldwide, including The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS), Merril Lynch (NYSE: MER), Morgan Stanley Dean Witter (NYSE: MWD), Salomon Smith Barney (NYSE: C), Credit Suisse First Boston (SWX:CSGN.SW), Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, and UBS Warburg (NYSE: UBS), announced an agreement Tuesday to create TheMarkets.com, a portal designed to provide information to investors...

Study: Europeans Seeking Work on the Web

An increasing number of Europeans are using the Web to look for a job, according to a survey released Monday by market research firm MMXI Europe ...

APBnews.com Sold in Fire Sale

Embattled crime news Web site APBnews.com, valued at more than $100 million (US$) six months ago, was purchased in a bankruptcy sale Thursday by SafetyTips.com for $575,000 cash ...

Activists To Renew Kozmo Racial Bias Case

Days after choosing a voluntary dismissal of their case from federal court due to the judge's "aggressive scheduling," the civil rights group suing Kozmo.com, Inc. has announced its plans to re-file their discrimination suit in Washington D.C. Superior Court instead ...

Sabre in $757M Net Travel Deal

Further tightening its hold on the online travel market, Sabre Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: TSG) announced Monday that it will acquire GetThere, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTHR) in a deal worth $757 million (US$). Under the terms of the deal, GetThere will be combined with the Sabre Business Travel Solutions (BTS) unit to create an online travel platform for corporations and suppliers. The new Sabre company will operate under the GetThere name and will be based in Menlo Park, California, where GetThere is currently headquartered.

Clinton OKs $5.5B Internet Deal

U.S. President Bill Clinton will not bar Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT) from purchasing Internet service provider (ISP) Verio, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRIO), the administration announced Wednesday ...

Disney Demands AOL Time Warner Secrets

Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) and America Online (NYSE: AOL) encountered another obstacle to their proposed merger this week when the Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) called for the release of confidential documents the companies filed with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ...

Drkoop Receives Lifeline, Faces SEC Probe

Beleaguered Internet health network Drkoop.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: KOOP) announced a $20 million (US$) cash infusion and the appointment of new management Tuesday, just as it was disclosed that the company is under scrutiny from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ...

King’s Success Triggers E-Book IPO

Citing horror author Stephen King's e-publishing efforts as proof that consumers are ready for digital publishing, electronic book provider NetLibrary, Inc. has filed to raise $82 million (US$) in an initial public offering ...

Hollywood Claims Victory in DVD Piracy Case

A ruling from a federal judge that bars a Web site operator from distributing software to descramble DVD codes is being hailed as a major blow against video piracy. U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan likened his ruling to "eliminating the source" of a contagious disease ...

Big Blue Offers E-Business Blueprints

Industry heavyweight IBM is making available free of charge its e-business blueprints, a collection of knowledge and deployable code amassed throughout the years, according to the company ...

GE Launches Digital Marketplace

General Electric (NYSE: GE) subsidiary Global eXchange Services (GXS) Monday announced the launch of Express Marketplace, a Web-based emporium open to any Internet user. According to GE, companies will have the ability to establish immediate, low-cost supply chain collaboration using only a Web browser ...

Experts To Probe Yahoo! Nazi Auctions

A French court has asked a panel of Internet security experts to find a way to bar Internet users in France from accessing Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO) auctions of Nazi memorabilia ...

Vignette Follows IBM Deal with Sun Pact

Marking its second major e-commerce deal in just under a week, e-business applications provider Vignette Corp. (Nasdaq: VIGN) announced an alliance with Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) Thursday to jointly sell, market and engineer e-commerce hardware and software products ...

Analyst Rating Sends Amazon Stumbling

Continuing what has seemed like an endless cycle of reversals and revivals, e-tail giant Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN), faced more disheartening news Wednesday when an analyst's underperform rating sent its shares plummeting nearly seven percent to $30.75 (US$) ...

U.S. Court Limits Online Porn Censorship

A U.S. court has stopped the state of Virginia from enforcing a 1999 law that criminalizes use of the Internet to sell or otherwise provide sexually explicit material that is "harmful to minors." ...

Yahoo!, eBay Cancel Personal Data Auctions

Citing privacy concerns, Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) and online auction giant eBay, Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) have halted auctions offering a mailing list of 200,000 U.S. investors to the highest bidder, the Wall Street Journal reported today ...

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