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Excite@Home Pumps Another $40 Million into

High-speed Internet provider Excite@Home announced today that it will pump another $40 million (US $) into Inc. -- raising its stake in the online ticket seller to $55 million.

Appeals Court Asked To Consider Broadband Internet Access

Web portal and broadband access company Excite@Home (Nasdaq: ATHM) issued a statement Tuesday saying that it had filed an amicus brief with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Excite@Home asked the court to overturn a Portland, Oregon court decision that mandates all Internet service providers be gi...

Dutch Media Giant Snaps Up Nielsen/NetRatings

Confirming months of rumors that Nielsen Media Research was on the auction blocks, the Dutch publishing company VNU announced Monday that it would pay $2.5 billion (US$) in cash for the media audience tracking service.

Travel News Books ‘Round-The-World Ticket

Today, two travel-related sites have announced the launch of a new Web site, and a content agreement, with a major portal.

UK Internet Kiosk Provider Inks $31 Million Deal With NCR

An Alton, England-based company that has grand plans to offer free Internet information in towns and cities across the UK announced Thursday that it has signed a $31.4 million (US$) deal with NCR (NYSE: NCR) to provide 3,500 Internet kiosks.

Sony Music Breaks Through Japanese Online Music Barrier

After its corporate parent decided to join the Internet music transmission industry, rather than fight it, Sony Music's Japanese group announced this week that it would become the first Japanese company to sell music online.

Gay & Lesbian Portal Links Up With Lycos

In a move that will surely increase its monthly traffic, one of the Internet's leading gay and lesbian portals announced the launch of a co-branded site with Lycos, Inc. (Nasdaq: LCOS) Thursday.

Gay & Lesbian Portal Links Up With Lycos

In a move that will surely increase its monthly traffic, one of the Internet's leading gay and lesbian portals announced the launch of a co-branded site with Lycos, Inc. (Nasdaq: LCOS) Thursday.

IBM and Airline Industry Link Up On E-Ticketing System

Recognizing that consumers have taken a shine to electronic ticketing, and that airlines can save money in the process, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that they will introduce a system that will allow airlines around the world to exchange elect...

Auto Sales Drive E-Commerce News

On a relatively quiet day in mid-August -- a period when it seems half the country is on vacation and the other half is still unpacking the car -- the subject of auto sales was the driving force in e-commerce news circles:

Amazon, Accused Of Selling Hate Books In Germany

An influential Jewish organization issued a report this week accusing leading online book sellers, and, of selling hate books in Germany, a violation of that country's laws.

Tupperware Joins the E-Commerce Party

Like many traditional brick-and-mortar retailers that have caught the e-commerce bug, the fiercely traditional Tupperware Corporation (NYSE: TUP) has also succumbed to the lure of selling its wares online.

BirthdayExpress.Com Celebrates $25 Million Investment

Birthday wishes came true at the Kirkland, Washington headquarters of Birthday Tuesday, as the company announced it sold a minority stake to venture capital firms for $13.1 million (US$). Receives Approval From U.S. Postal Service

In what it says is the first new form of U.S. postage since the invention of the postage meter 80 years ago,, Inc. (Nasdaq: STMP) announced today that it has received regulatory approval from the U.S. Postal Service to start selling stamps over the Internet.

Cisco Plans $1 Billion Investment In KPMG

Drawing on its existing relationship with professional services firm KPMG LLP and its strategic alliance mindset, Cisco Systems, Inc.(Nasdaq: CSCO) announced Monday that it has signed a letter of intent to invest $1 billion (US$) in KPMG's Internet services business.

Microsoft and Softbank Discuss Low-Cost Japanese Internet Access Deal

When Internet investor Softbank Corp or software giant Microsoft talk, people pay attention. When they talk together, the audience is tuned in even more.

Federal Probe Report Dampens IPO Optimism

Executives at (Nasdaq: HOMS) are probably shaking their head in agreement with Charles Dickens' famous "it was the best of times, it was the worst of times," opening to "A Tale of Two Cities." Friday, the day after the company saw its share price soar as much as 36 percent in its initi...

Jupiter Targets Nordic Region With Acquisition

Unknown to many of us here on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, the Scandinavians have been out in the forefront of many Internet-related matters. Today's Norwegian, Swede, Finn or Danish software engineer is the modern-day version of Eric the Red and his Viking cohorts, leading the rest of Euro... Acquires LiquidMarket Shopping Guide For $45 Million

Set to be folded into the NBCi Internet merger shortly, direct e-commerce company (Nasdaq: XMCM) ventured out from under the umbrella Tuesday to acquire online comparison shopping guide, LiquidMarket, Inc. for $45 million in stock.

Rumors Surround Yahoo! Eyeing Excite@Home As Possible Acquisition

The Internet industry rumor mill was spinning wildly Tuesday with reports that Yahoo! (Nasdaq:YHOO) has been in discussions with Excite@Home (Nasdaq: ATHM) that could culminate in at least a $17 billion (US$) takeover of the newly-merged company by Yahoo!.

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