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One Year Ago: 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.

Turning away from e-commerce is a...

One Year Ago: Dot-Coms Dominate Online Toy Sales

Internet pure-play toy retailers continue to outdo their brick-and-click competitors in performance and value, according to a report issued Friday by Forrester Research.

Forrester said its second annual "power rankings" -- survey data compiled from online consumers and unbiased shopping test...

One Year Ago: Report: UK E-Commerce Set To Explode


Originally published on May 5, 2000 and brought to you today as a time capsule.

Online consumer spending in Britain, Wales and Scotland will soar from $2.6 billion (US$) in ...

One Year Ago: Study: Net Intellectual Property Suits on the Rise


Originally published on April 26, 2000 and brought to you today as a time capsule.

Internet-related trademark, patent and copyright litigation will increase significantly i...

One Year Ago: Amazon Goes to War Over Music Patents


Originally published on April 14, 2000 and brought to you today as a time capsule.

E-commerce giant Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) and four other Internet sites that employ musi...

One Year Ago: PricewaterhouseCoopers Bets on B2B


Originally published on April 10, 2000 and brought to you today as a time capsule.

Professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers is teaming with Informatica (Nasdaq: I...

One Year Ago: X.com Marks the Spot for VC Funding


Originally published on April 5, 2000 and brought to you today as a time capsule.

Palo Alto, California-based financial services firm X.com announced Wednesday that it has ...

One Year Ago: VC Firm Closes Record Internet Fund


Originally published on April 3, 2000 and brought to you today as a time capsule.

Venture capital firm Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) announced that it has set a new w...

One Year Ago: Embattled Bezos Calls for Patent Reform

After enduring months of criticism over his company's protective patent policies, Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos suggested Thursday that the United States undertake a fundamental retooling of the current patent system.

In an open letter posted on his company's Web site, Bezos said that he has rece...

One Year Ago: Softbank Gives Toys ‘R’ Us $57M Vote of Confidence


Originally published on February 23, 2000 and brought to you today as a time capsule.

Giant Internet investor Softbank gave Toys 'R' Us (NYSE: TOY) a much needed vote of co...

One Year Ago: HomeGrocer Pays $60M for AOL Promotion

Internet grocer HomeGrocer.com has announced that it will pay US$60 million over five years to America Online (NYSE: AOL) for positioning across the online giant's vast network.

As part of the arrangement, the Kirkland, Washington-based HomeGrocer will be featured on AOL.com, Netscape Netcent...

One Year Ago: U.S. Justice Department Launches eBay Anti-Competition Probe


Originally published on February 4, 2000 and brought to you today as a time capsule.

The U.S. Justice Department is reportedly investigating online auctioneer eBay, Inc. to...

One Year Ago: DoubleClick Sued for Online Privacy Invasion

As consumer fears about privacy invasion threaten to stall the considerable growth of e-commerce, a lawsuit was filed in California Superior Court Thursday alleging that Internet advertising firm DoubleClick (Nasdaq: DCLK) has obtained and sold the personal information of online users.

One Year Ago: Priceline Reports Q4 Loss

Despite robust 1999 sales that approached the US$500 million mark, name-your-price pioneer Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) has reported a net loss for the second consecutive quarter.

The Stamford, Connecticut-based company announced that it expects fourth-quarter revenue to top out at $168 milli...

One Year Ago: Hall Of Fame Sports Heroes Join E-Commerce Game

Former NFL, NBA and NHL greats John Elway, Michael Jordan and Wayne Gretzky have announced that they will attempt to muscle into the competitive online sporting goods market by launching MVP.com next month.

The site will offer expert advice and insight from the world's top athletes, along w...

One Year Ago: Expedia Ups Ante In Priceline Patent War

Originally published on December 10, 1999 and brought to you today as a time capsule. Adding fuel to an already explosive patent dispute with Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN), onlinetravel site Expedia introduced a “nameyour price” feature yesterday that will match customer requests with the...

EC Vote Threatens AOL-Time Warner Merger

The proposed $143 billion (US$) merger of Time Warner, Inc. (NYSE: TW) and America Online (NYSE: AOL) is in jeopardy of being vetoed by the European Commission unless the two companies make significant concessions, the commission said Monday.

Report: E-tail Privacy Policies Improving

Major e-commerce companies are strengthening their customer privacy protection practices and more prominently displaying their privacy policies, according to a survey released Friday by Internet consulting firm Peppers and Rogers Group.

FTC To Seek AOL Time Warner Concessions

Lawyers for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are drawing up a list of concessions it wants executives from America Online (NYSE: AOL) and Time Warner (NYSE: TW) to agree to before it will approve their proposed $147 billion (US$) merger, according to published reports Tuesday.

Auctions Top Online Fraud Complaints

Online auction houses have taken the dubious honor of generating the most fraud cases on the Internet, according to a survey taken by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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