Although details of a government probe into possible illegal transactions of eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) are still unclear, Wall Street doesn't seem to be at all concerned.
If you want to see the future of automobile buying, take a look at the sleek virtual showroom of General Motors (NYSE: GM). The GM BuyPower site will be officially unveiled on Wednesday, but it's already available for consumer viewing. The site allows potential buyers to look for the GM cars they wa...
Sterling Commerce (NYSE: SE), which provides e-commerce software and services to businesses, announced a new three-year deal to provide services to Onsale (Nasdaq: ONSL) on Friday, but that wasn't nearly enough to keep Sterling stock from getting hammered.
The world's largest domain-based Web-hosting company is about to get even bigger. Verio (Nasdaq: VRIO), which provides Web-hosting and e-commerce services for small businesses, announced on Thursday that America Online (NYSE: AOL) has chosen it to be the exclusive business Web-hosting partner for AO...
Shares of online clothing retailer Bluefly (Nasdaq: BFLY) were pounded on Thursday, falling nearly 20 percent and closing down 3-1/16 to 12-9/16. What's bizarre about this is that Bluefly announced early Thursday that it had signed a comprehensive marketing deal with Excite. The deal with Excite is ...
On Wednesday, U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan decided to tell a U.S. House sub-committee what almost everybody already knows: Internet stocks are volatile.
Barnes & Noble announced Thursday that Monica Lewinsky's book is selling like mad. "Monica's Story" was selling at a rate of more than 2.25 copies per minute, as of 3 p.m. ET on Thursday. Also notable was that Barnes and Noble was selling both paper and electronic copies of the book.
Now it's Hewlett-Packard's turn. One day after Dell (Nasdaq: DELL) launched its online store, and two days after Compaq (NYSE: CPQ) announced its deal with Beyond.com (Nasdaq: BYND), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HWP) made its major e-commerce plans public.
Keep an eye on sports news site CBS Sportsline (Nasdaq: SPLN). While Microsoft's online magazine Slate has tried the online subscription model and failed, Sportsline looks like it just might succeed.
Why are shares of Navarre (Nasdaq: NAVR), which sells music, software and movies online, trading at around $14 (US$) today, when they were as high as $18 on Wednesday, after some really good news? Good question.
Its merger with USA Networks might be in jeopardy, and shareholder lawsuits against it continue to be filed, but Lycos (Nasdaq: LCOS) continues to add ammo to its e-commerce army.
Beyond.com's quest to build a well-recognized brand name got a big boost on Tuesday, when the online software retailer announced it was chosen as Compaq's online partner for software and services.
Shares of Cyberian Outpost (Nasdaq: COOL), an Internet-only retailer that sells computer hardware, software and accessories were up sharply in early trading after the company released stellar preliminary sales results. Cyberian Outpost reported that total revenue for its fourth quarter is expected t...
Shares of Broadvision (Nasdaq: BVSN) were up again on Tuesday, after climbing more than 10 percent on Monday. That was just an example of, for a lack of a better term, "irrational exuberance."
USA Network (Nasdaq: USAI) chairman Barry Diller didn't waste words on Tuesday when he was asked about his company's proposed merger with Lycos. When asked whether USA Networks was considering renegotiating the proposed deal, he replied "No, we are not."
For weeks, Drugstore.com has been saying that it has formed a partnership with Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO). On Monday, the companies made an official announcement, and Wall Street was pleased.
For the fourth time this year, customers of Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCH) were blocked from making online trades on Monday. Schwab's Web site was down for 20 minutes in the morning because of a software glitch. Ironically, a spokesman said attempts to increase the site's capacity were probably related ...
On Monday, online travel agent Preview Travel (Nasdaq: PTVL) announced it had signed major deals with five new advertisers, "each representing long-term, six-figure" commitments. The advertisers are AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, Discover Brokerage, AutoConnect and Ticketmaster Online-Citysearch.
Shares of Broadvision (Nasdaq: BVSN), which supplies companies with e-commerce software and services, were up sharply on Monday, gaining more than 10 percent and closing up 4-5/8 to 49-1/2.
Could the government put an end to all the euphoria surrounding eBay's stock? eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) announced late Friday that it is cooperating fully with a federal investigation into possible illegal transactions on the auction site. The inquiry will include an examination of eBay's roles in the t...