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One Year Ago: Credit Card Fraud Crippling Online Merchants

While credit card companies have consistently maintained that credit card fraud is no more prevalent online than in traditional forms of commerce, a number of experts are disputing the notion. According to Alvin Cameron, Credit/Loss Prevention Manager for online fulfillment house Digital River (...

Online Beauty Sites Face Uncertain Future

This week's announcements that e-tailers Gloss.com and Beautyscene.com are up for sale are a strong indication that online beauty products firms will be among the early victims of the projected e-commerce shakeout.

Voice-Based E-Commerce Looms Large

Well before the end of this year, voice-based Internet access stands to revolutionize the way business is done over the Internet, trigger the growth of a new class of mega-billion dollar companies, and dim the potential for WAP-based handheld wireless devices.

Digital TV: The Future of E-Commerce (Part IV)

In Parts I, II and III of this series, the E-Commerce Times explored the emergence of digital television into the public consciousness. The similarities to the early 1990s, when the Internet had about a million users, are striking....

Digital TV: The Future of E-Commerce (Part III)

In Parts Iand II of this series, the E-Commerce Times explored interactive television and how it is now developing at an extraordinary pace on a worldwide scale. By allowing interaction with television advertising and programming, it will significantly transform the e-commerce landscape....

Digital TV: The Future of E-Commerce, Part II

As we have seen in Part I of this series, interactive television is now coming on like a freight train and could perhaps match or surpass the impact that PCs have had on the Internet.

Digital TV: The Future of E-Commerce

For the average consumer, the phrase "Digital TV" conjures up images of crystal clear pictures and ear-popping sound. In actuality, however, the new technology promises more than just enhancements to the audio-visual experience -- it will allow a greater and more diverse population around the world ...

Credit Card Fraud Crippling Online Merchants

While credit card companies have consistently maintained that credit card fraud is no more prevalent online than in traditional forms of commerce, a number of experts are disputing the notion.

eBay-Yahoo! Merger Rumor Suckers Traders

The old adage "don't believe everything you read" came roaring back into vogue this week when some up-to-the second investors lost 20 percent of their investments on outdated rumors of a partnership between eBay and Yahoo!.

Report: CDNow Tops Amazon in Home-Based Buyers

Online music store CDNow has surpassed Amazon.com as the e-tailer on the Net with the largest number of people buying while at home, according to market research firm PC Data.

And Now, B2B Cartels?

When Big Three automakers GM, Ford and DaimlerChrysler announced the formation of a single business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for buying and selling supply chain-related auto products, the firms inadvertently demonstrated the promise and peril of e-commerce on the Internet.

Michigan Skeptical of DoubleClick’s Gestures

Michigan Attorney General Jennifer M. Granholm has "reserved judgment" about DoubleClick's recent pledge to stop tracking individuals by name over the Internet.

DoubleClick Caves in To Save its Cookies

Controversial Internet advertising firm DoubleClick, Inc. has reportedly caved in to pressure from consumer groups, U.S. states and advertisers to stop tracking individuals by name over the Internet.

Small-Time E-tailer Suffers Big-Time Security Breach

As the issue of Internet security drives toward a critical mass in 2000, yet another e-commerce site has been victimized by a hacker attack.

Can E-Commerce Save Free Television?

The e-commerce revolution is destined to receive an enormous boost from a new technology that is now making the rounds of consumer households.

ICG Invests $450M in Instant Financing Firm

The Internet Capital Group (ICG) announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire an interest in eCredit.com for $450 million (US$) worth of ICG common stock. ICG has investments in 29 companies that provide a variety of business-to-business (B2B) services.

Study: U.S. Manufacturers Not B2B E-Commerce Ready

A nationwide poll of U.S. industrial firms shows that most are not engaging in extensive business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce, according to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

Michigan Prepares To Sue DoubleClick for Spying

Just days after becoming the subject of investigations by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New York State Attorney General's office, controversial Internet advertising agency DoubleClick, Inc. has been threatened with legal action by the state of Michigan's Attorney General's office.

eToys Investigation Has Far-Reaching Implications

As the E-Commerce Times predicted last December, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has opened an investigation into whether e-tailers violated its Mail or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule during the just-completed holiday shopping season.

AOL Denies Open Access Pledge Reversal

America Online, Inc. has denied a claim by well-respected San Jose Mercury News columnist Dan Gillmor that it is backing off its promise to support open access to broadband cable systems.

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