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One Year Ago: Bezos-Backed Site Puts Price on Patents

Amid growing concerns that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is ill-equipped to keep up with the demands of the New Economy, Internet start-up BountyQuest is offering cash rewards to individuals who can prove or disprove a company's claim to a patent ...

E-tailers Realize Money Can’t Buy Loyalty

In the glory days of e-tailing, many Internet pure plays spent lavishly on customer acquisition and loyalty programs, not to mention building what would later turn out to be excess capacity. ...

One Year Ago: Report: Net Payment Options Taking Hold

According to a report by research and consulting firm Ovum, the alternative online payment market will reach US$126 billion by 2005. ...

One Year Ago: RIAA Unveils Digital Music ID Plan

With an eye toward improving its ability to monitor online music downloads, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced Thursday that it is working with other industry groups to develop a standardized system for identifying digital files of songs ...

One Year Ago: Study: ‘Newbies’ Key to U.S. E-Holiday Sales

Due in part to an influx of new e-shoppers, nearly 45 million Americans will do some of their shopping online this holiday season, according to a study released Tuesday by eMarketer ...

One Year Ago: Report: Security Software Sales To Surge

Fueled by an epidemic of hack attacks and costly viruses, spending on security software is set to soar from US$2.5 billion in 1999 to over $6.7 billion in 2004, according to a study released Tuesday by Gartner Group division Dataquest ...

One Year Ago: China Issues New Net Restrictions

China has announced sweeping Internet regulations that restrict foreign investment in Internet content providers and require Web sites to maintain highly detailed records that must be turned over to the police on demand ...

One Year Ago: Music Downloads Not Theft, Americans

A new study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project shows that most Americans do not believe that downloading music from the Internet is stealing, even if the music is copyrighted ...

The Biggest Myths of E-Tail

Business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce is the most visible face of online purchasing: much more prominent, if less profitable, than its big brother business-to-business (B2B) ...

One Year Ago: DoubleClick Sinks $120M into Research Firm

Internet advertising firm DoubleClick, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCLK) announced Monday that it will acquire online market research firm @Plan (Nasdaq: APLN) in a deal worth approximately US$120 million. The companies said the deal will enable both firms to provide enhanced research and planning software tools to the online marketing community. ...

One Year Ago: U.S. Unveils FirstGov Portal

The U.S. government launched its FirstGov Web site Friday, providing a single point of entry to its more than 20,000 Web sites ...

What Small Biz Gets from the Web

Despite the dot-com downturn, there is still room for small offline retailers on the Web and good reasons for them to be there, according to industry analysts ...

Bidding for Webvan Assets Nears Peak

Defunct online grocer Webvan announced late Thursday that it has accepted a provisional US$2.5 million bid for its technology platform from a company controlled by its founder, Louis Borders. ...

One Year Ago: Apple Licenses Amazon’s 1-Click Technology

Apple Computer Inc. has inked a licensing agreement with e-tail giant Amazon.com that will allow the computer company to use Amazon's patented 1-Click technology, as well as the "1-Click" trademark ...

eBay Charity Efforts Draw Cynicism, Complaints

Some eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) users, questioning both the auction giant's motives and requirements for a charity auction benefiting victims of last week's terrorist attacks on the United States, are accusing the company of building its corporate image at their expense ...

Small Businesses Venturing Online – A How-To Guide (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this primer for small offline businesses that want to go online, we saw how much planning is involved in making the move, from selecting the inventory that will be sold, to choosing which companies will design and host the site ...

Small Businesses Venturing Online – A How-To Guide (Part 1)

Setting up an e-tail outlet is a natural progression for small offline retailers, according to experts, but in order to succeed, retailers need to plan, plan, plan ...

One Year Ago: Report: Kids Surf Online, Spend Offline

A study released Wednesday by online research firm Jupiter Communications says that kids and teens will only spend US$4.9 billion online in 2005, but the research they do online will drive an estimated $21.4 billion in offline spending ...

One Year Ago: Most Net Gamblers Say Fix Is In

The majority of online gamblers -- some 60 percent of those surveyed -- believe the sites they visit are "fixed," according to a survey released Tuesday by online market research firm Greenfield Online ...

Internet Auctioneer Settles Late-Deliveries Case with U.S.

Online auctioneer Computers By Us agreed to settle federal charges that its business practices violated on-time delivery laws, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Thursday ...

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