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iVillage To Sell Baby Unit

Online women's network iVillage is in discussions with Internet retailer to sell off its iBaby retail unit, according to Preston Bealle, CEO of

Report: 85 Percent of Net Surfers Shop Online

Eighty-five percent of Internet users are also Internet shoppers, according to a new survey, "The Interactive Consumer: Charting the Online Shopping Revolution," commissioned by Parade Magazine.

Report: Dot-Coms Dominate Online Toy Sales

Internet pure-play toy retailers continue to outdo their brick-and-click competitors in performance and value, according to a report issued Friday by Forrester Research.

FTC, Industry Clash Over Online Privacy

The 1,000-member Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) said Tuesday that new legislation to govern online privacy issues would "represent a giant step backwards."

Beleaguered DoubleClick Appoints Privacy Board

In an attempt to rebuild its tarnished image, DoubleClick, Inc. appointed an independent panel Wednesday that will be responsible for reviewing the controversial Internet advertising company's new products and services for potential privacy violations.

European Net Auctioneers in $1B Merger

The battle for the European online auction market intensified Tuesday, as Britain's QXL (Nasdaq: QXLC) announced that it will acquire Germany's AG in a stock deal valued at $1 billion (US$).

Wit Capital Acquires E*Offering for $328M

Wit SoundView, the online investment banking subsidiary of the Wit Capital Group (Nasdaq: WITC), has agreed to buy online investment firm E*Offering in a stock deal valued at $328 million (US$).

Webbys Honor Best of Net

Denizens of the Internet turned out in high style on San Francisco's Nob Hill Thursday night for the "Webby Awards 2000," a funny and fast ceremony -- thanks to the five-words-or-less speech limit -- honoring the best Web sites of the year.

Report: UK E-Commerce Set To Explode

Online consumer spending in Britain, Wales and Scotland will soar from $2.6 billion (US$) in 1999 to over $30 billion by 2005, according to Fletcher Research, the UK arm of Forrester Research (Nasdaq: FORR). The report, "UK Online Retail: From Minority to Mainstream," indicates that wireless devices...

AOL Expands Homestore Alliance Despite Antitrust Probe

Despite an ongoing U.S. government antitrust probe into the online real estate sector, America Online (NYSE: AOL) and Internet home and real estate network (Nasdaq: HOMS) announced a five-year, $200 million (US$) deal today that expands's real estate listings and moving s...

Study: Net Intellectual Property Suits on the Rise

Internet-related trademark, patent and copyright litigation will increase significantly in years to come, according to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of U.S. intellectual property attorneys.

Report: Net Still Has Room for Small Biz

A new IDC report indicates that despite a rapid increase in the number of small American businesses climbing aboard the Internet express, a surprisingly small percentage are actually selling their products or services online.

Priceline Outpaces Q1 Estimates

Continuing a strong first quarter showing by e-commerce companies in 2000, name-your-price pioneer (Nasdaq: PCLN) reported results Monday that topped both analysts' expectations and year-earlier figures. Revenue jumped 535 percent to $313.8 million (US$).

OpenSite Deal Scuttles Bidder’s Edge Sale

Online auction portal Bidder's Edge announced Tuesday that it is canceling its pending sale to OpenSite after the online pricing solutions provider disclosed that it will be acquired by Siebel Systems, Inc. for $444 million (US$).

Amazon Goes to War Over Music Patents

E-commerce giant (Nasdaq: AMZN) and four other Internet sites that employ music sampling features were slapped with a patent infringement lawsuit Friday by Intouch Group, Inc., a San Francisco, California-based provider of in-store kiosks and Internet music sampling technology.

UPS, eBay Grab Highest E-Business Honors

The MIT Sloan School of Management's 2nd annual eBusiness Awards program gave the industry a chance to shine the spotlight on some huge successes Wednesday, in a year that has been marked by some equally stunning failures.

Report: Pirates Plundering Online Auctions

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), a group representing 1,100 companies, claims in a report released Wednesday that the piracy of software products in online auctions has reached epidemic proportions and could well lead to legal action against some leading auction sites.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Bets on B2B

Professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers is teaming with Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA) to jointly develop, sell, and support analytic solutions for the business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce market. As part of the deal, PricewaterhouseCoopers will receive a $30 million (US$) equity stake in In...

Queen Elizabeth II Now a Dot-Com Millionaire

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, long considered the embodiment of old world values and traditions, has embraced the Digital Revolution by turning a small dot-com investment into a sizable windfall.

Industry Leaders Tackle Online Privacy Issue

Faced with mounting pressure from regulators and online privacy advocacy groups, 26 Internet advertising, direct marketing and consulting companies announced today that they have formed a self-regulating organization called the Personalization Consortium.

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