Domain registrar Register.com unveiled a new service for corporate clients Tuesday that it says will help prevent cyber-squatting, the practice of registering a domain name in a effort to hold it hostage from the holder of an established trademark.
ABN Amro, the Netherlands' largest bank, announced today that it has moved into the China and Hong Kong markets by taking a 40 percent equity stake in the B2B e-commerce unit of General Electric.
Online brokers Charles Schwab, Ameritrade (Nasdaq: AMTD) and TD Waterhouse (NYSE: TWE) announced today that they will join three prominent Internet venture capital firms to open an Internet-based investment bank by early next year.
Snap.com and Xoom.com announced today that they have signed a three-year, $75 million (US$) agreement with Healthgate Data Corp., a health and medical resource site.
In a broad three-year alliance between two leading interactive media and entertainment companies, America Online (NYSE: AOL) will invest $30 million (US$) and take an equity stake in Viacom subsidiary Blockbuster.com.
Internet postage provider Stamps.com announced today that it has acquired privately-held iShip.com for stock worth $300 million (US$).
Online auto retail referral site Autobytel.com(Nasdaq: ABTL) announced today that it has agreed to acquire A.I.N. Corporation, the owner of CarSmart.com, in a cash and stock deal valued at $31.8 million (US$).
"Name-your-price" sales pioneer priceline.com(Nasdaq: PCLN) filed suit against Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) in a Connecticut federal court today, claiming that the software giant's Expedia.com subsidiary infringed upon its patented hotel price matching service.
Leading pharmacy chain CVS Corporation (NYSE: CVS) and Merck-Medco Managed Care L.L.C., one of the country's foremost providers of prescription drug care, announced today that CVS will be the exclusive provider of over-the-counter medicine and general health products for Merck-Medco's online busines...
Business to business e-commerce solutions provider Commerce One (Nasdaq: CMRC) announced yesterday that it has inked a deal with an Australian telecommunications company to establish a business-to-business marketplace portal for Australia and New Zealand.
Online travel sites Travelocity.com and Preview Travel (Nasdaq: PTVL) announced a merger today that will create an e-commerce entity with more than 17 million registered members and more than $1 billion (US$) in projected 1999 sales. The companies say that the merger will create the largest e-commer...
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has continued his push to combine Internet content with state-of-the-art delivery networks by investing $1.65 billion (US$) in RCN (Nasdaq: RCNC), a Princeton, New Jersey-based telecommunications company.
The growing consensus among top industry leaders is that the standard e-commerce model of click and buy with no live interaction is going the way of the Commodore 64. In a word, e-commerce with a human touch is "in."
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Akamai Technologies, a cutting-edge Internet content delivery service, announced Monday that Microsoft Corp. has made a $15 million (US$) investment in the company and will integrate its software into Akamai's expanding network.
Seeking to leverage its e-commerce ties with some of America's leading sporting goods retailers, Global Sports, Inc. (Nasdaq: GSPT) announced today that it plans to launch a sporting goods auction site in the fourth quarter of 1999.
National Internet service providers EarthLink(Nasdaq: ELNK) and MindSpring (Nasdaq: MSPG) announced a merger today that would create the nation's second-largest ISP and "offer a clear alternative to AOL."
Children-oriented Web site MaMaMedia, Inc. announced today that it has raised $50 million (US$) in its most recent round of equity funding.
Leading portal and high-speed Internet access company Excite@Home (Nasdaq: ATHM) announced Wednesday that it will create a joint venture with a German cable operator and its parent company to bring high-speed cable Internet access to 2.2 million German homes.
Executives at Sony Corporation of America and Time Warner announced Wednesday that 42 year-old Scott Flanders has been chosen to lead the new publicly-traded company that will emerge from the merger of CDNow (Nasdaq: CDNW) and music marketer Columbia House.
ePhysician.com and Medsite.com announced today that they have teamed up to provide health care professionals with online access to thousands of medical books, journals, software and other medical supplies.