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Personalization: Telling E-Tail Customers What They Really Want

E-tailers are taking a new look at personalization these days as they hunt for more ways to cross-sell, upsell and encourage repeat business. E-commerce solutions providers and research firms are advocating the integration of personalization into online strategies as one way companies can optimize c...

Borders Goes It Alone With New E-Commerce Site

Borders officially cut its ties with Amazon.com on Tuesday, with the rollout of its long-planned solo e-commerce site. The book retailer announced last March that it would go it alone online after teaming with Amazon for six years. Borders is now striving to differentiate itself from its online comp...

CBS Mounts Online Offensive With Cnet Acquisition

In a move to amplify its online exposure and capitalize on the burgeoning Internet advertising market, CBS has agreed to purchase Cnet Networks for approximately $1.8 billion. The television and radio giant will combine Cnet's assets with its national and local interactive businesses, enlarging its ...

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Loopt’s Brian Knapp: Mapping Out a Proactive Privacy Strategy

Loopt has taken mobile mapping to a new level. The startup's application not only allows users to see where their friends are on a map, but also lets them text each other within the app and share photos. Since Loopt's beginnings, the company has been proactive in setting high standards for user priv...

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eFashion Solutions Chief Ed Foy on Giving Customers the CEO Treatment

It's all about image in the fashion world. An apparel or accessory designer's brick-and-mortar stores must appear ever so alluring to the passerby, and its magazine ads should leave readers pining for the latest fashions. Then there's its online store, which visitors expect to be faultless and conti...

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AOL CPO Jules Polonetsky on Hitting the Privacy Sweet Spot

The privacy requirements of Internet users can vary widely. Some divulge the most personal details of their lives on blogs and social networking sites; others want to remain as anonymous as possible. Users know they have control over what they push onto the Web -- but what about data that portals an...

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Live From the Tech Policy Summit: The Communications Explosion

Tucked away down a dim hallway in the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel is a ballroom where participants in day two of the Tech Policy Summit are airing their pressing concerns about technology innovation and adoption. The recently concluded Federal Communications Commission 700 MHz wireless spectrum auct...

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Dodging a Recession’s Red Lights at the Pink Palace

That's it. Dim the lights and start counting your pennies -- if you haven't already begun. We're officially in a recession, according to Warren Buffett, or headed into one, as everyone and their mothers seem to be saying. E-tailers shouldn't panic when conducting business during slower economic peri...

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Wii Fit: Let’s Get Moving

Wii enthusiasts across the U.S. -- and I count myself among them -- are rejoicing over Nintendo's latest announcement: Wii Fit is on its way. The new program, which comes with the weight-and-motion-sensing Wii Balance Board, launches May 19. Nintendo officially announced Wii Fit last summer, and it ...

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Live From eTail: Clever Companies, Customer Catering and Cowbells

With just a few dozen booths, eTail 2008 is much smaller than many of the trade shows and conferences I've attended in the past, but my feet are just as sore. It's not my shoes -- really. It's the long, long walks from the ballrooms to my far-flung hotel room. I spotted a Segway on the hotel propert...

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Live From eTail: E-Commerce Looks to a More Social, Virtual Future

I couldn't help but feel a bit of deja vu this morning as I entered the Desert Springs resort in Palm Desert, Calif., to attend eTail 2008. After all, I reported on the event last year in the same venue, and the hotel's atmosphere is as oasis-like as I remember it. This year's event is indeed simila...

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The TSA Blog: Is The Man Finally Listening?

If you haven't already heard, the U.S. government is going digital. Exhibit A: President Bush submitted his 2009 budget proposal to Congress electronically, and he held up a tablet PC for the photogs to illustrate just how tech-savvy he is. Whoa! Slow down there, you tech-savvier-than-thou leader of...

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Finding a Common Thread in the Online Haystack

Common threads often create a trust that is virtually unbreakable. Whether based on race, sex, alumni group, hometown or affliction, the more specific these ties are, the stronger the bonds between people often become. In a sea of news sites casting wide nets to capture as many viewers as possible, ...

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Battling the Chicken Little Syndrome

All of the anxiety-producing statements that drove tech and telecom stocks up and down last week have me feeling like Chicken Little -- and I'm a mere mutual fund investor. On Tuesday, AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson scared the bejesus out of investors when he said "We're really experie...

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Is Google the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man?

If you lived under a rock throughout 2007 and recently surfaced to catch up on technology news, you likely will not recognize Google. Sure, the company still dominates the search market, its logo looks the same, and it continues to offer Gmail and other Web-based products. However, the "don't-be-evi...

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GoTV’s Steve Bradbury on Monetizing Mobile Video

As mobile video gains popularity, new content providers are cropping up all over the place to compete for the attention of consumers -- and their recreational dollars. GoTV, a made-for-mobile television network, has a horse in this race. The company, based in Sherman Oaks, Calif., creates its own mo...

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Meebo’s ‘M’ on the Widget Revolution

Two-year-old Meebo uses widgets to allow its users to send instant messages from any computer and chat with buddies on any IM system without downloading or installing software. Martin Green, the company's head of business, spoke with TechNewsWorld about the way widgets are revolutionizing the Intern...

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TV Guide’s Bob Shallow on the Evolution of Mobile Video

As the Web video craze continues to escalate, the market for this content is evolving. Advertisers are trying to cash in on clips by both amateurs and production companies; new Web sites catering to the trend are popping up; and video is gaining in popularity on additional platforms, notably mobile....

Priority No. 1 at Digital Hollywood: Find the Golden Egg

In the shadow of the towering Hollywood sign, executives in the film, TV, music, telecom, Internet and technology industries are convening this week to compare notes on a new starlet: the tech-savvy consumer. Digital Hollywood conference attendees are crowding the hallways, ballroom and meeting room...

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Gomez’s Poepsel: Web Metrics Key for E-Commerce Success

It's an e-tailer's nightmare: In the constant struggle to keep up with online shopping trends and technology, a company relaunches its Web site with all the bells and whistles. However, it soon learns that the site's upload time is at a crawl, or its checkout is too slow. Sure, the firm did its home...

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