Internet sports media company SportsLine.com (Nasdaq: SPLN) announced today that it intends to form a joint venture to launch a series of Web sites across Asia that will provide information and sell sporting goods and licensed team apparel.
According to a new Internet retail index established by the National Retail Federation (NRF), Forrester Research (Nasdaq: FORR) and Greenfield Online, Internet spending by North American consumers reached $2.8 billion (US$) in January.
A six-year subscriber of America Online (NYSE: AOL) has won $1 million (US$) in a marketing giveaway by the Virginia-based powerhouse and credit card giant Visa U.S.A.
Venerable American retailer Sears, Roebuck and Co. announced Monday that it will join with $50 billion (US$) French retailer Carrefour and software giant Oracle Corp. to form a global business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for the retail industry.
Getty Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: GETY), one of the world's largest digital image providers, announced today that it will buy offline competitor Visual Communications Group (VCG) from United News and Media, Inc. for $220 million (US$).
Name-your-price pioneer Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) announced today that it will spearhead the Internet's effort to deflate rising gasoline prices in the U.S. by introducing a service that could allow consumers to save 10 to 20 cents per gallon at local major-brand gas stations.
Avis Europe and U.S.-based e-commerce solutions provider Navidec (Nasdaq: NVDC) announced today that they are forming a joint venture to sell used rental cars worldwide over the Internet.
Giant Internet investor Softbank gave Toys "R" Us (NYSE: TOY) a much needed vote of confidence Thursday by announcing that it will take a $57 million (US$) minority stake in the toy maker's Toysrus.com online subsidiary.
Number two U.S. automaker Ford Motor Company said today that it will form a joint venture with business software and e-business solutions company Trilogy Software to develop and operate its consumer Web sites.
CourtLink, a provider of real-time online access to court documents in the U.S. federal system, and JusticeLink, an Internet provider of electronic document filing to courts, announced today that they intend to merge and create a fee-based Internet gateway to U.S. court systems.
SBC Communications (NYSE: SBC), the largest local telephone company in the United States, announced today that it will pay $3.9 billion (US$) in cash for Sterling Commerce (NYSE: SE).
Internet grocer HomeGrocer.com announced today that it will pay $60 million (US$) over five years to America Online (NYSE: AOL) for positioning across the online giant's vast network.
Fast-growing Latin American Internet portal and shopping site StarMedia Network (Nasdaq: STRM) has reached a deal to create a Spanish and Portuguese language online pharmacy with Rx.com.
Giant cinema chain Cinemark USA, Inc., which specializes in stadium-seating and IMAX theaters, announced Tuesday that it will expand selling tickets via the Internet to 14 Dallas, Texas-area theaters in the next few weeks.
Stung by industry-wide criticism over revelations that it compiled and sold user information without proper disclosures, Internet advertising giant DoubleClick, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCLK) launched a public relations counterattack Monday with what it claims is "one of the largest public service campaigns in...
Online auto vendor Autobytel (Nasdaq: ABTL) announced today that it is forming a new venture to sell cars in Australia with a variety of well-known auto industry partners.
Mammoth coffee retailer Starbucks (Nasdaq: SBUX) has launched a conservative foray into e-commerce by announcing a five-year e-commerce agreement with Internet home delivery service Kozmo.com.
According to a study released today by PricewaterhouseCoopers, venture capital funding in the United States increased nearly 150 percent to $35.6 billion (US$) last year, with Internet-related companies drawing 56 percent of that total.
Despite failing to generate a significant amount of campaign contributions, the Web site of Republican presidential candidate and Texas governor George W. Bush has been rated the best among the remaining candidates by a Forrester Research study.
Internet venture capital firm CMGI (Nasdaq: CMGI) announced today that it will pay approximately $407 million (US$) for auction site uBid.com (Nasdaq: UBID) in a stock deal that will lodge the network squarely in the highly competitive online auction industry.