Originally published on January 25, 2000 and brought to you today as a time capsule.
Five high-profile food firms reportedly will announce today an alliance with online grocer Webvan.com to promote their products into virtual shopping carts.
Online music provider MP3.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: MPPP) has been slapped
with a copyright lawsuit initiated by the Recording Industry
Association of America (RIAA), the company confirmed Friday.
An MP3.com statement said the firm had been served
with a complaint for copyright infringement brought
Encouraging online shopping leads to declining loyalty, fewer referrals and lower profits as users negotiate Web sites that "would give Kafka pause," according to a report conducted by a Canadian research firm.
Japan's rush to soar into cyberspace reportedly made it easy for hackers to attack government Web sites last month, and the country's vulnerability is reflected in similar attacks on major U.S. sites this week.
Attorneys General in 17 states have launched undercover operations against online tobacco dealers with the latest results being four Web smoke vendors reportedly agreeing to ban sales to under-age buyers in Oregon.
An online fund-raising campaign has reportedly paid big bucks for U.S. Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) in his run for the Republican nomination in the upcoming presidential race, and his organizers are preparing for more via a live streaming fund-raiser on February 10th.
Washington-based watchdog organization the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) has launched a hard-line campaign against an alleged effort by online advertising service DoubleClick, Inc. (Nasdaq:DCLK) to track individual identities and actions online and tie them to offline behavior.
China has sent ripples of distress through the Internet community with a variety of new rules concerning state secrets and encryption, but is seeking today to reassure foreign investors that the regulations will not limit the free exchange of online information.
Prosecutors attempting to decide the fate of Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT) following a court finding that the software giant constitutes a monopoly, reportedly have suggested a break-up of the company into at least two separate components.