Financial services giant American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) and Ventro Corporation (Nasdaq: VNTR) announced an agreement Thursday to create MarketMile LLC, an Internet-based marketplace from which businesses will be able to purchase products and services.
Name-your-price e-tailer Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) and insurer W.R. Berkley Corporation (Nasdaq: BKLY) announced Wednesday a joint venture that will offer name-your-price automobile insurance through Priceline's Web site.
Satisfied with the number of readers paying or promising to pay for the first installment of his new serial novel "The Plant," Stephen King announced Monday that he plans to write and publish a third segment on his StephenKing.com Web site.
Seven online e-tailers, including Macys.com, Toysrus.com and CDNOW, will pay fines totaling $1.5 million (US$) to settle a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lawsuit over late deliveries made during the 1999 holiday season. The companies have also agreed to change their shipping procedures.
In a brief filed Wednesday with the U.S. Supreme Court, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) urged that its appeal of the antitrust judgment against it be sent back to a lower court. The Redmond, Washington-based software giant prefers that the case be reviewed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Distric...
E-tail powerhouse Amazon.com has been selected by novelist Stephen King to provide a secure payment system for monthly downloads of "The Plant," the latest electronic book to be made available over the Internet by the best-selling author.
Further fueling the bitter conflict between record labels and such file-swapping operations as Napster, Jupiter Communications, Inc. has released a report showing that people who use the file-sharing networks spend more money on music.
Women's online network iVillage, Inc. (Nasdaq: IVIL) announced plans Wednesday to create a 50/50 joint venture with Tesco PLC, Britain's largest retailer and the operator of Tesco.com, to serve the women's online market in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.