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‘Map’ of Web Reveals Connectivity Flaws

A new study by scientists from IBM Research, Compaq Corporate Research Laboratories and AltaVista presents a comprehensive "map" of the World Wide Web, and uncovers inadequate linking between regions of the Internet that can make navigation difficult -- or in some cases, impossible.

Cable Industry To Promote Minority Net Use

The National Association of Minorities in Communications (NAMIC) announced Tuesday the unveiling of its "Digital Bridge Alliance Project," an initiative designed to raise Internet awareness and increase the availability of computer equipment and Web connections for minority households in the United ...

GOP Unveils Updated Net Initiatives

In a high-profile signing session on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning -- carried live on the Web and followed by an Internet "rally" -- Republican leaders rolled out a list of e-commerce and Internet-related pledges contained in the GOP's eContract 2000.

Top Graduates Snub Dot-Coms for Consulting Firms

Top college and business school graduates are increasingly forgoing Internet companies in favor of consulting firms and investment banking firms, a new survey by recruiting firm says.

Online Stamp Sales Surge

A boom in online postage sales powered into the April Top 20 site rankings of the NextCard eCommerce Index, a monthly listing of online merchants with the greatest number of e-commerce transactions by NextCard customers.

Fee-Based Music Takes Hold on the Net

With legal action threatening to burst the bubble for digital download music fans, subscription-based services are springing up across the Internet.

Court Finds MP3 Liable in Copyright Suit

Embattled Internet music service provider (Nasdaq: MPPP) suffered a legal setback Friday when a U.S. federal court ruled against the company in a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

MSNBC Sports Joins E-Commerce Game, the Internet's top-ranked general news site, announced Wednesday that it has signed a deal with eFANshop to add online shopping to its Sports channel.

Maryland Courts High-Tech Sector with New Legislation

In a concerted effort to spur the growth of e-commerce and other technology firms in the state, Maryland Governor Parris Glendening signed 12 technology initiatives into law Tuesday. The legislation is designed to provide new security and privacy protection for consumers and give law enforcement age...

White House: Net Security in U.S. Hands

The Clinton administration's new Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office held a series of meetings this week to remind IT professionals that the world is relying on U.S. companies for Internet security.

Miramax Films Inks Online Distribution Deal

Though the Internet is not quite ready for prime time -- much less Hollywood -- Miramax Films announced Tuesday that it will be offering selected movies over the Internet for consumers to rent or buy. The decision follows a recent announcement from MGM that it will be opening the doors of its huge f...

Party Over for Online Travel Biz

Triple-digit growth in online sales of leisure travel services is probably over, but indications are strong that the business will continue to flourish, according to a new study from Jupiter Communications (Nasdaq: JPTR).

Study Reveals U.S. ‘Internet Hotbeds’

Data from a new geographic Internet usage report released by Nielsen//NetRatings (Nasdaq: NTRT) indicates that the pattern of Net usage in the top 20 U.S. markets does not correspond with population size.

E-Commerce Crucial to China’s WTO Bid

U.S. Secretary of Commerce William Daley is treading a fine line between respecting China's approach to trade and telling the Communist country's leaders to copy the United States' successful e-commerce policy in order to gain entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Yahoo!, 3Com Support White House ‘Call to Action’

President Clinton issued a "National Call to Action" Tuesday to combat the "digital divide" between people who have computer access and knowledge and those who do not.

Amazon, eBay Add Product Safety Links

At the urging of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), two of the Internet's largest auction houses, (Nasdaq: AMZN) and eBay, Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY), have agreed to assist consumers by including CPSC product recall information on their sites.

E-Commerce Leaving Older Americans Behind

A recent survey by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) shows that almost 40 percent of computer users aged 45 and older lack the confidence to shop for goods and services online.

7-Eleven Net-Enables In-Store Kiosks

7-Eleven, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVEV) is using a new $540 million (US$) capital injection from IYG Holding Co. to roll out kiosks in its U.S. stores that will eventually enable those outlets to act as distributors for online merchants.

Report: Online Bill Payment to Reach $1B by 2004

Research firm International Data Corp. (IDC) is projecting that online bill presentment and payment will generate more than $1 billion (US$) in worldwide revenues by 2004.

International Coalition Tackles Net Fraud

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Thursday that 150 organizations in 28 nations have pledged to join forces to tackle Internet fraud.

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