Wireless War Escalates With BellSouth/SBC Deal
Another day, another big wireless deal.
AOL Unleashes Netscape 6 Against IE
A day after Microsoft was found guilty
of breaking antitrust laws to advance
its position in the Web browser
market, rival America Online announced a
major upgrade of its Netscape browser.
CA Carves Out E-business Plan
Less than a week before Computer
Associates kicks off its annual user
conference, CA World, in New Orleans,
the company's president and CEO,
Charles Wang, said the company "plans
on playing big" in the e-business market.
More Market Aftershocks Follow Microsoft Ruling
Tech stocks are still feeling the
aftershocks of the April 17 antitrust ruling
IBM Chases Start-Ups With Dot-Com Dozen
IBM Global Services is streamlining
12 of its services to focus on Internet
start-ups, calling the offering the
Dot-com Dozen, the company said Tuesday
at the Spring Internet World 2000
show in Los Angeles.
Industry Fails To Capitalize On E-biz
While the e-business drum is thumping
a quick beat, the rhythm
companies still seems a bit off.
Ticketmaster In Deal To Sell Tickets On Cell Phones
Ticketmaster Online and Phone.com
on Monday announced a deal
to let consumers make purchases of
tickets through a cellular
High Aspirations For Higher Ed Site
A group of institutions of higher
learning on Monday announced a joint
in online education. Columbia University,
the London School of Economics,
Cambridge University Press, the
British Library, the Smithsonian, and
the New York Public Library.
Credit Card Companies See Future Online
Charge card providers are homing
in on the e-marketplace phenomenon.
Eisner: Net Content Doesn't Have to be free
ASPs Are Readied For Success
The U.S.-based applications service
provider market is expected to explode
in the next year, even as the current
market faces significant hurdles, including
infrastructure and security concerns
and the adoption of broadband services.
MBA Candidates Embrace New Economy
While Wall Street may be shaking,
students getting ready to enter the real world
aren't pulling the plug on dot-com
jobs and heading back to the old economy.
Dot-Com Advertising Rings Up .6B In 1999
Advertisers spent .6 billion on Internet
advertising last year, double the amount
spent in 1998, the Internet Advertising
Ballmer Pitches XML As Way To E-government
XML is the way to go when it comes
to building interoperable applications,
according to Microsoft CEO Steve
Netscape 6 -- Not Ready For Prime Time
America Online recently released
a preview edition of Netscape 6. Preview 1 is
not merely a typical whole-integer
sort of upgrade that adds some new features,
improves other features, and gets
rid of some bugs.
BabyEyes Pampers Computer Users' Vision
BabyEyes, a Windows 95/98/2000 program,
was launched Monday. Its goal is to
make a computer display a bit easier
on the eyes. Instead of having to squint at
the address in a Web browser, BabyEyes
makes it bold.
President Proposes Bridge Over Digital Divide
President Clinton unveiled private
and public programs Monday to bring the
Internet to homes, schools, and communities
bypassed by the high-tech boom
in California and the Southwest.
AltaVista, PCSupport Will Co-Brand Portal
AltaVista and PCsupport.com are developing
online support for AltaVista users.
ThemeStream.com Targets Passionate Consumers
At a time when business-to-consumer
Web plays are under pressure,
Themestream.com hopes to launch a
content-and-commerce site aimed
squarely at the consumer.
Site To Provide Free College-Level Courses
KaplanCollege.com, an education website
that launched Monday, is offering free
tuition -- up to -- in the
courses it offers through the Internet. The offer starts
April 17 and lasts until May 7.
Start-ups Hope To Be Touched By An Angel
Want to start a company? Go see an
Microsoft Security Flaw Goes Beyond FrontPage
A security flaw first found in FrontPage
98 and server extensions to that package
also exists in Windows NT 4.0 Option
Pack, according to the CRN Test Center.