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E-BUSINESS SPECIAL REPORT

Stocks That Rocked in 2002

With the stock market wobbling unsteadily toward the 2002 finish line, producing gains that are modest at best and nonexistent at worst, good investments are few and far between. Even so, a few savvy investors have found high performers amid the carnage. For example, those who invested in Amazon.com...

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A Bigger, Better HP

With the merger of Hewlett-Packard and Compaq a done deal and its strong reputation intact, the new HP seems well positioned to remain a leading force in the global IT arena. HP spokesperson Rebeca Robboy told the E-Commerce Times that the merger has enabled the company to "deliver more for less," i...

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Should Small Business Go Mac?

Apple has made it a priority to lure small businesses to the Mac OS platform, reasoning that they will be willing to abandon Windows in favor of a network that is easier to maintain without tremendous IT resources. Brian Croll, Apple's senior director of software for worldwide product marketing, tol...

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The Bright Side of Critical Path

"Where there's a will, there's a way" could be the motto of messaging provider Critical Path, which in just two years dumped its management team, shed its considerable debt, extracted itself from extraneous business pursuits, rid itself of shareholder lawsuits, brokered a lucrative financing deal an...

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How a Small Site Can Get Noticed

It may be an overused phrase, but it is still a fact that the squeaky wheel gets the grease, and this rule certainly has held true in e-commerce. But there is still abundant opportunity for less-established e-commerce sites to trumpet their existence to the world -- or at least the part of the worl...

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The Cisco Effect

Once upon a time, the performance of bellwethers like Cisco told the economic fortunes of the technology sector as a whole. But Cisco's dismal financial showings over the last two years have left some industry observers wondering whether the company still wields much influence, even though it is sti...

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How Much Is Your Company Worth?

During these tumultuous economic times, even valuable companies show such weak revenues that the entire concept of valuing a company based on earnings multiples may be flawed. But it is still possible for a potential buyer or seller to place a price tag on a tech company. It just takes a little work...

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Where The E-Commerce Jobs Are

Just three years ago, those interested in an e-commerce career simply had to stand around and jobs would drop into their hands like fruit falling from an overburdened apple tree. But the economy's long decline has forced many companies out of business, and many of the remaining players have slashed ...

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Time To Buy Tech-Heavy Funds?

With the economy still on the skids and technology stocks taking the biggest hit, one might think the time is right for investors to take advantage of bargain-basement prices and sink their dollars into tech-heavy funds. But that is not necessarily true. Even though technology has taken a body blow ...

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The AOL Albatross

As it sputters and stutters through a thorny merger with Time Warner, financial woes, management upheaval and corporate scandal, America Online seems like an aimless teenager, awkwardly casting about for a purpose that will take it in a positive -- and profitable --direction. "Clearly, they've lost...

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The Future Microchip Marketplace

The 64-bit microprocessors coming down the pike from Intel and Advanced Micro Devices may one day help PC servers rival the power of Unix boxes and may transform the PC desktop. But experts do not expect users to adopt these new processors right away, and in the short term, businesses may not want t...

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Will There Ever Be Another Amazon?

Many online retailers have spent considerable time and money trying to duplicate the success of Amazon.com, but the market conditions that spawned Amazon no longer exist, according to Giga Information Group analyst Andrew Bartels. "It is unlikely that any existing retailer would let you take over a ...

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The Economics of Apple

Before Steve Jobs retook the reins at Apple in 1997, many in the industry had begun to sound the death knell for the innovative but beleaguered company. But in a stunning turnaround, Apple pulled itself out of a pool of red ink and began booking positive earnings. One key reason for its success is A...

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Finding the Security Budget Sweet Spot

Allocating precious budget dollars is always a challenge in a down economy, and with security threats seeming to loom at every turn, CIOs are struggling mightily to gauge risks and decide how to face them. While the temptation may be to throw money at perceived security problems, decision makers ins...

Intel Lowers Q3 Revenue Range But Stays Course

Intel has adjusted its guidance for the third quarter, saying that revenue will fall within the $6.3 billion to $6.9 billion range it previously provided. However, the company narrowed that range, aiming toward the lower end. Paul Otellini, the company's president and chief operating officer, told a...

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PeopleSoft Support: Vantive Tech Built In

As the contact center grows increasingly important to the enterprise, PeopleSoft is aggressively entering the field with PeopleSoft Support, a full-bodied application -- based on acquired technology -- that can be rolled into PeopleSoft 8. The application is intended not only to give a company the...

Consumer Groups Demand U.S. Spam Ban

A coalition of consumer groups has petitioned the Federal Trade Commission to step up its efforts to ban spam. The groups told the commission that the sending of unsolicited commercial e-mail should be classified as an unfair and deceptive trade practice. "Americans are drowning in commercial spam e...

Judge Nixes Napster Sale

A bankruptcy judge has nixed the sale of Napster to Bertelsmann AG, virtually ensuring that the online music service will not reopen its doors anytime soon. The judge questioned whether Napster CEO Konrad Hilbers acted in the best interest of Napster, rather than his former employer, Bertelsmann,...

What Makes A Great E-Business CEO?

One of the most befuddling traits of the Internet economy has been the tendency for companies to recycle executives, no matter how poorly or questionably they have performed, shelling out big bucks in the process. But in the face of scandal and economic failure, companies are taking a harder look...

Sun Forecasts Dimmer Future Immediately Ahead

Noting that corporate clients appear to be more tight-fisted with their IT dollars, Sun Microsystems has lowered its revenue forecast for its fiscal 2003 first quarter, which ends in September. Sun's announcement came as no surprise to industry observers. Tech stocks have been hit especially hard...

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