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Allen’s Vulcan Ventures Pumps $1.65 Billion Into RCN

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.

Live Interaction Crucial to E-Commerce Success

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."

Microsoft Invests $15 Million in Akamai Technologies

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.

Global Sports Joins Auction Fray With Sporting Goods Site

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.

Earthlink, MindSpring To Merge

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."

‘Interactive Playground’ Gets $50 Million Investment

Children-oriented Web site MaMaMedia, Inc. announced today that it has raised $50 million (US$) in its most recent round of equity funding.

[email protected] Brings Broadband to Germany

Leading portal and high-speed Internet access company [email protected] (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.

CEO Tapped To Head New CDNow, Columbia House Venture

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 and Medsite Write Joint Online Prescription and 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.

VacationSpot Offers ‘Bamboo’ to Travelers, an online booker of independent vacation properties, and, a provider of virtual tours for the real estate industry, announced today that they have formed an alliance.

Chinese Government May Ban Foreign Web Investment

A report that the Chinese Government is considering a ban on foreign investment in Web companies sent shares of (Nasdaq: CHINA) plummeting sharply Wednesday and caused jitters throughout the region.

Softbank Brings Midas Touch to Japan

Softbank Corp., one of the world's largest Internet investors, is teaming up with a Japanese home appliance retailer to launch a new shopping site for the growing Japanese market.

Staples Takes Stock In E-Commerce

Leading office superstore Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that it is forming a new class of common stock to track the company's e-commerce performance.

E-Commerce Commission Reconvenes, Wrestles With Taxation Issue

With the issue of Internet regulation shifting front and center on the global agenda, the 19-member National Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce reconvened Tuesday for a two-day meeting in New York.

Offshore E-Commerce Conference Makes Landfall in NYC

The first annual Offshore E-Commerce Conference gathers at New York City's Millennium Center today for a three-day event that will explore the benefits of establishing e-commerce ventures or payment solutions offshore.

KPMG Forms Tax Practice to Meet

International accounting, tax and consulting firm KPMG LLP announced today that it has formed a new e-commerce tax services practice. The company believes that the rise of e-commerce is causing a demand for new tax models and other related services.

Lycos Stakes Claim to Asia With $50 Million Joint Venture

Lycos, Inc. (Nasdaq: LCOS) announced today that it has formed a $50 million (US$) joint venture with Singapore's national telecommunications company to develop local portal sites in 10 Asian markets. The move is the latest in an aggressive international expansion plan.

OnHealth Buys for $5 Million

OnHealth Network Company (Nasdaq: (ONHN), a Seattle, Washington-based healthcare site, announced Monday that it paid nearly $5 million (US$) in stock to acquire, a site aimed at pregnant couples and those trying to conceive.

Flooz Gold: Gift-Giving Service Raises $16.5 Million announced Monday that it is the recipient of $16.5 million (US$) in first-round capital financing from a group of well-known Internet venture capital firms. Flooz has been described as the first service to provide online gift-giving currency.

Priceline Sets Sales Record Despite Mounting Pressures

Facing pressure from competitors and the stock market, announced that it set a single-day sales record by selling more than 10,000 airline tickets Thursday.

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