In a ruling handed down Wednesday, a federal judge reduced the potential damages that Internet music download site MP3.com (Nasdaq: MPPP) will have to pay the recording industry, saying that any damages will be assessed per CD infringed, rather than per song.
According to the United Kingdom's National Crime Squad, three men were arrested at their homes north of London on Tuesday in connection with a high-tech heist at Egg, one of the Internet's most high-profile banks.
In separate industry forums being held in Beijing and Seoul this week, Chinese President Jiang Zemin and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung offered optimistic assessments of the ability of the Internet and e-commerce to change their countries' futures.
While Europe is widely believed to have a vast lead over the United States when it comes to wireless e-commerce, or "m-commerce," new data from market analysis firm Datamonitor suggests that the gap is closing rapidly.
Internet audio and video software company RealNetworks (Nasdaq: RNWK) unveiled a new subscription service Tuesday that will deliver video and software updates monthly.
E-commerce sales in Canada accounted for only 0.2 percent of total private sector sales last year, a report issued Thursday by Statistics Canada found.
UK-based online auctioneer QXL (Nasdaq: QXLC) cast serious doubt Thursday over whether its proposed $942 million (US$) merger with German online auction house Ricardo.de will go forward as planned.
In an effort to expand its e-commerce presence away from home, U.S.-based retail giant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced Wednesday that it has partnered with AOL Europe and UK-based comparison shopping site ShopSmart.com.
Software giant Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) launched its Microsoft Reader software for PCs Tuesday, significantly expanding the audience for electronic publications.
Name-your-price Internet service Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) announced Tuesday that it will make use of a large chunk of a $190 million (US$) purchase of its stock by two influential industry leaders to finance the expansion of WebHouse Club, the privately-held grocery and gasoline Internet service...
Fending off challenges from technology rivals, software giant Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) announced Monday that it has been selected to provide technology and hosting services to AeroXchange, a business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for a consortium of global airlines.
Women's online network iVillage (Nasdaq: IVIL) ended months of speculation with the announcement that it is selling its iBaby e-commerce business to online rival Babygear.com, and closing two of its other e-commerce sites, iMaternity.com and PlusBoutique.com.
Multilingual Web sites are no longer an exotic luxury, but instead are a critical imperative in a rapidly shifting e-commerce world, according to a new report from Internet research firm Forrester Research (Nasdaq: FORR).
Bracing for massive e-commerce growth, Chinese government officials are preparing a regulatory framework to govern the industry and lay out guidelines on taxation, advertising, content, and other key areas.
Beating such rivals as Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com to the market, German media giant Bertelsmann AG announced Tuesday the opening of an online bookstore in Japan, the fourteenth opening for BOL.com, Bertelsmann's Internet unit.
A survey released Monday by investment firm Scudder Kemper Investments shows that despite slumping share prices, a majority of Americans remain optimistic about investing in e-commerce companies and see these firms as the linchpins of the future American economy.
Shares of e-commerce giant Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) took a nosedive in early trading Friday, dropping as much as 19 percent on fears that the company may run out of cash and face sharper competition in the upcoming holiday season.
Giant automaker DaimlerChrysler is preparing to launch a new Internet unit to handle the company's consumer and business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce initiatives, according to published reports in Germany.
Credit card giant Visa International has announced a pair of global e-commerce initiatives to offer tighter security measures for Internet consumers and reduce consumer-merchant online transaction disputes by as much as 50 percent.
Seven of America's largest movie theater chains said Tuesday that their Internet movie ticketing venture, christened Fandango, will start up as a pilot program in the next few weeks before its full service launch later this summer.