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Former WorldCom Execs Indicted

A grand jury has indicted former WorldCom chief financial officer Scott Sullivan and Bernard Yates, the company's onetime director of general accounting, on seven counts associated with their roles in the "misplacement" of nearly $8 billion worth of WorldCom funds. The jury handed down one count ...

SEC Charges Former Critical Path Execs with Fraud

The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission's investigation of fraud at e-mail services firm Critical Path has yielded charges against three former company executives for participating in a plan to fraudulently bolster financials in 2000. Two of the former executives have agreed to settle the case....

DoubleClick Settles Probe with $450K Payout

Online advertising giant DoubleClick has announced it will pay $450,000 and revamp its business practices to end a privacy investigation launched nearly three years ago by the attorneys general of 10 states. Over the course of the inquiry, investigators sought to discern whether DoubleClick misus...

Texas Instruments, Dongbu Talks Fail

Negotiations have broken down between Texas Instruments and Korean chipmaker-for-hire Dongbu Electronics, dashing Dongbu's hopes of landing a $400 million annual contract with the technology giant. If Dongbu and Texas Instruments had reached an agreement, Dongbu would have been able to embrace...

Microsoft To Offer MSN Version for Mac OS X

Microsoft has stepped up what promises to be an interesting battle with AOL by planning to offer its MSN subscription service to users of Apple's Mac OS X operating system. The announcement comes shortly after AOL opted to use Netscape browser technology, rather than Internet Explorer, in its new...

AOL Time Warner To Buy AT&T Stake for $9B

AOL Time Warner has inked a deal that calls for AT&T and Comcast to relinquish their minority interest in its Time Warner Entertainment division for as much as $9 billion, according to published reports. The agreement paves the way for a possible IPO of AOL's cable arm in 2003, and ends specu...

AOL Time Warner To Buy AT&T Stake for $9B

AOL Time Warner has inked a deal that calls for AT&T and Comcast to relinquish their minority interest in its Time Warner Entertainment division for as much as $9 billion, according to published reports. The agreement paves the way for a possible IPO of AOL's cable arm in 2003, and ends specu...

AOL Time Warner To Buy AT&T Stake for $9B

AOL Time Warner has inked a deal that calls for AT&T and Comcast to relinquish their minority interest in its Time Warner Entertainment division for as much as $9 billion, according to published reports. The agreement paves the way for a possible IPO of AOL's cable arm in 2003, and ends specu...

The Half-Life of High-Tech PR Pros

Just as MTV changed the face of music, technology has resculpted the public relations landscape. For example, technology allows remote team members to share documents instantly, but e-mail use can result in miscommunication. "If you are in meetings for an entire morning, you will not be able to l...

Report: Online Sales Spike, Led by Computers, Travel

As competition heated up during the summer, both the travel and computer hardware sectors saw an uptick in online sales, according to the comScore Media Metrix U.S. Top 50 Internet report for July. Overall, online consumer sales increased to $6 billion, a 26 percent jump from a year ago. The 50 s...

Nasdaq Cuts Ties with Japanese Exchange

Sounding the death knell for its hopes of providing round-the-clock trading for investors, Nasdaq has halted plans to move forward with Nasdaq Japan, saying it will withdraw from the troubled Japanese effort by October 15th. The Nasdaq Japan board of directors expressed "deep regret" about termin...

AOL Probes Possible Revenue Misstatement

AOL Time Warner has admitted that three deals involving payment to its AOL unit from third parties, amounting to $49 million, might have been erroneously declared as advertising revenue. The company called the transactions in question "an insignificant portion" of its revenue, but nevertheless sa...

E-BUSINESS SPECIAL REPORT

Are Tech Companies Fraud Magnets?

The high-profile financial crimes at companies like WorldCom and Enron might lead some to wonder whether high-tech companies are magnets for fraud. Andrew Bartels, a Giga Information Group analyst, told the E-Commerce Times that the industry does not have a genetic defect that makes it more prone...

IBM Discloses 15,000 Layoffs

While layoff announcements at IBM have been sporadic, the company has reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has pink-slipped more than 15,000 employees, fully 5 percent of its workforce. The majority of the cuts are concentrated in the company's Global Services business ...

AOL Uses Netscape for Mac OS X

America Online has snubbed rival Microsoft by using Netscape browser technology in the newest iteration of its software for Mac OS X users, a move that could indicate the company might eventually oust Microsoft from its PC offerings as well. "They are certainly thinking about it," Rob Lancaster, ...

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J.D. Edwards 5 is a Web-enabled, integrated family of offerings that covers everything from ERP, supply chain management, and supplier relationship management to CRM, business intelligence and collaboration, and integration. It also features a tools and technology module. It "addresses a whole la...

WorldCom ‘Misplaces’ Another $3.3 Billion

As though bankruptcy and $3.8 billion in "overstated earnings" were not bad enough, WorldCom has found that another $3.3 billion was improperly reported between 1999 and the first quarter of 2002. The discovery of the additional missing money comes on the heels of a rough period for WorldCom. The...

AOL Slapped with Shareholder Lawsuit

As if the immediate future did not look dim enough for AOL Time Warner, a group of the company's shareholders has filed what they hope will become a class-action suit against the company for allegedly misrepresenting revenue reaped from online advertising. The shareholders claim that AOL Time War...

Japan’s Mandatory ID Network Draws Criticism

Japan has deployed a mandatory identification network that requires each Japanese citizen to have an 11-digit identification number, similar to the Social Security numbers assigned to U.S. citizens. The network, dubbed Juki Net, is designed to modernize current paper-based government systems for ...

Can Fun Still Sell E-Commerce?

In the early days, when profit was just a vague promise that no one seemed to care too much about, e-commerce companies tried nearly every trick in the book, no matter how outrageous or costly, to build their customer base. Online retailers have learned that buyers are much more serious about e-c...

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