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Oracle To Power Airline B2B Exchange

Fending off challenges from technology rivals, software giant Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) announced Monday that it has been selected to provide technology and hosting services to AeroXchange, a business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for a consortium of global airlines ...

iVillage Turns Away from E-Commerce

Women's online network iVillage (Nasdaq: IVIL) ended months of speculation with the announcement that it is selling its iBaby e-commerce business to online rival Babygear.com, and closing two of its other e-commerce sites, iMaternity.com and PlusBoutique.com ...

Report: Native Language Key to E-Sales

Multilingual Web sites are no longer an exotic luxury, but instead are a critical imperative in a rapidly shifting e-commerce world, according to a new report from Internet research firm Forrester Research (Nasdaq: FORR) ...

China Readying for E-Commerce

Bracing for massive e-commerce growth, Chinese government officials are preparing a regulatory framework to govern the industry and lay out guidelines on taxation, advertising, content, and other key areas ...

Bertelsmann Beats Amazon, Others to Japan

Beating such rivals as Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com to the market, German media giant Bertelsmann AG announced Tuesday the opening of an online bookstore in Japan, the fourteenth opening for BOL.com, Bertelsmann's Internet unit ...

Study: U.S. Investors Sticking with E-Commerce

A survey released Monday by investment firm Scudder Kemper Investments shows that despite slumping share prices, a majority of Americans remain optimistic about investing in e-commerce companies and see these firms as the linchpins of the future American economy ...

Amazon Slammed by Dismal Forecast

Shares of e-commerce giant Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) took a nosedive in early trading Friday, dropping as much as 19 percent on fears that the company may run out of cash and face sharper competition in the upcoming holiday season ...

DaimlerChrysler To Unveil Internet Division

Giant automaker DaimlerChrysler is preparing to launch a new Internet unit to handle the company's consumer and business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce initiatives, according to published reports in Germany ...

Visa Launches E-Commerce Security Initiatives

Credit card giant Visa International has announced a pair of global e-commerce initiatives to offer tighter security measures for Internet consumers and reduce consumer-merchant online transaction disputes by as much as 50 percent ...

Online Movie Ticket Site Set for Summer

Seven of America's largest movie theater chains said Tuesday that their Internet movie ticketing venture, christened Fandango, will start up as a pilot program in the next few weeks before its full service launch later this summer ...

iVillage To Sell Baby Unit

Online women's network iVillage is in discussions with Internet retailer BabyGear.com to sell off its iBaby retail unit, according to Preston Bealle, CEO of BabyGear.com ...

FTC, Industry Clash Over Online Privacy

The 1,000-member Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) said Tuesday that new legislation to govern online privacy issues would "represent a giant step backwards." ...

European Net Auctioneers in $1B Merger

The battle for the European online auction market intensified Tuesday, as Britain's QXL (Nasdaq: QXLC) announced that it will acquire Germany's Ricardo.de AG in a stock deal valued at $1 billion (US$) ...

Wit Capital Acquires E*Offering for $328M

Wit SoundView, the online investment banking subsidiary of the Wit Capital Group (Nasdaq: WITC), has agreed to buy online investment firm E*Offering in a stock deal valued at $328 million (US$) ...

Webbys Honor Best of Net

Denizens of the Internet turned out in high style on San Francisco's Nob Hill Thursday night for the "Webby Awards 2000," a funny and fast ceremony -- thanks to the five-words-or-less speech limit -- honoring the best Web sites of the year ...

Report: UK E-Commerce Set To Explode

Online consumer spending in Britain, Wales and Scotland will soar from $2.6 billion (US$) in 1999 to over $30 billion by 2005, according to Fletcher Research, the UK arm of Forrester Research (Nasdaq: FORR). The report, "UK Online Retail: From Minority to Mainstream," indicates that wireless devices and interactive TV will fuel the trend ...

AOL Expands Homestore Alliance Despite Antitrust Probe

Despite an ongoing U.S. government antitrust probe into the online real estate sector, America Online (NYSE: AOL) and Internet home and real estate network Homestore.com (Nasdaq: HOMS) announced a five-year, $200 million (US$) deal today that expands Homestore.com's real estate listings and moving services across the entire AOL network ...

Study: Net Intellectual Property Suits on the Rise

Internet-related trademark, patent and copyright litigation will increase significantly in years to come, according to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of U.S. intellectual property attorneys ...

OpenSite Deal Scuttles Bidder’s Edge Sale

Online auction portal Bidder's Edge announced Tuesday that it is canceling its pending sale to OpenSite after the online pricing solutions provider disclosed that it will be acquired by Siebel Systems, Inc. for $444 million (US$) ...

Amazon Goes to War Over Music Patents

E-commerce giant Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) and four other Internet sites that employ music sampling features were slapped with a patent infringement lawsuit Friday by Intouch Group, Inc., a San Francisco, California-based provider of in-store kiosks and Internet music sampling technology ...

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