October 27, 1999 |
Few entrepreneurs go hunting for venture capital while eight months pregnant. But in the land-rush environment of the Internet, expectant mom Laurie McCartney knew she couldn't afford to delay the birth of her online business, EStyle. Besides, who better to pitch a retail site catering to moms-to-be than its pregnant chief executive? Of course it didn't hurt that McCartney also had a Harvard MBA and strategic planning experience with Walt Disney Co., the big daddy of consumer marketers.
January 24, 2001 |
Three California college students agreed to pay a total of $229,000 to settle regulatory charges they used the Internet to manipulate the stock of a commercial printing company, U.S. regulators said Tuesday. The case was the first Internet stock fraud case filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission against people unaffiliated with the company whose stock they allegedly manipulated, SEC officials have said.
January 31, 2004 |
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty launched a website Friday intended to connect residents to Canadian pharmacies, boasting that the state was the first to take on the high cost of prescription drugs directly. Pawlenty hopes to expand the site -- www.MinnesotaRxConnect.com -- but for now it simply offers visitors information and a Minnesota stamp of approval on the services of two Canadian pharmacies that state regulators inspected recently.
June 3, 2005 |
Many record industry executives think of file-sharing networks as a den of music thieves, but Brady Lahr sees a vein of gold waiting to be tapped. Lahr, co-founder and president of Kufala Recordings, is one of a number of file-sharing advocates who argue that the networks can play an important role in e-commerce.
February 15, 2000 |
CMGI Inc. said it will acquire electronic-commerce service provider Tallan Inc. in a cash and stock deal valued at about $920 million. The Internet fund said Tallan would enable its CMGI Solutions, which helps companies conduct electronic commerce, to boost billable resources by 350%. Clients of Glastonbury, Conn.-based Tallan include computer storage provider EMC Corp., EToys Inc. and Priceline.com Inc.CMGI rose $3.44 to close at $115.50 on Nasdaq.
September 22, 1999 |
Hewlett-Packard Co. and Oracle Corp. signed a deal to jointly develop electronic commerce systems for their businesses. The partnership was designed to integrate HP's hardware and Oracle's software, allowing both companies to collaborate on sales efforts and expand market potential.
March 30, 2001
The Tustin electronic commerce company reported a net loss for the year of $5.7 million, or 18 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $3.5 million, or 11 cents a share, for the previous year. Sales increased 9% to $30.1 million.