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TradeCast Bankrolled by Billionaires

TradeCast, a Houston, Texas-based online brokerage firm, announced Wednesday that it has received a $40 million (US$) investment from two Texas billionaires. The bankroll is expected to drive the company's attempt to become the Internet's dominant brokerage destination.

Bertelsmann Sells $700 Million Stake in AOL To Fuel Online Push

German media giant Bertelsmann AG announced Tuesday that it has sold nearly $700 million (US$) of its stake in America Online (NYSE: AOL). The move is at the center of a concerted effort to build up its multimedia unit.

AOL Europe and Verio Extend Exclusive E-Commerce Provider Agreement

One day after trumpeting the launch of a subscription-free Netscape Online service in the United Kingdom, America Online (NYSE: AOL) announced that it has extended an e-commerce and web-hosting agreement with Verio, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRIO).

Autoweb Test Drives Online Service Scheduling

Claiming to be the first company to offer a real-time Internet vehicle service center, Autoweb.com (Nasdaq: AWEB) has launched a pilot program that will allow users to schedule service appointments with their local repair shops.

IDT Sets Table For Restaurant Directory

IDT Corporation(Nasdaq: IDTC), a Hackensack, New Jersey-based telecommunications and Internet access provider, will join the crowded online food service fray with its new restaurant directory Web site.

Staples Invests In Web Access For Small Business

In a concerted effort to offer e-commerce solutions to small and medium-sized businesses, office supply superstore Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced Wednesday that it has invested a total of $9.5 million (US$) in two access providers.

Apple & Cisco Pump Big Bucks Into Akamai Technologies

Akamai Technologies, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Internet content delivery network that claims to be the only "100 percent guaranteed network in the world," announced Wednesday that it was on the receiving end of investments from Apple Computer and Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO).

Sina.com Launches Online Airline Tickets Site For Taiwan

Taiwan's political fate may still be hanging in the balance, but its e-commerce capabilities are keeping pace with the rest of Asia. Tuesday, leading Chinese language network, Sina.com, announced that it has teamed up with a Taiwanese travel agency to sell airline tickets on its Taiwan site.

Apple & Cisco Pump Big Bucks Into Akamai Technologies

Akamai Technologies, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Internet content delivery network that claims to be the only "100 percent guaranteed network in the world," announced Wednesday that it was on the receiving end of investments from Apple Computer and Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO).

[email protected] Pumps Another $40 Million into Tickets.com

High-speed Internet provider [email protected] announced today that it will pump another $40 million (US $) into Tickets.com 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 [email protected] (Nasdaq: ATHM) issued a statement Tuesday saying that it had filed an amicus brief with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. [email protected] 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, Barnesandnoble.com Accused Of Selling Hate Books In Germany

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

Elon Musk's Dec. 2 action to release The Twitter Files: Approve or Disapprove?
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