Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsJfax Com
IN THE NEWS

Jfax Com

FEATURED ARTICLES
BUSINESS
April 7, 2000 | Bloomberg News
JFax.com Inc., an Internet messaging company based in Hollywood, said it plans to buy rival EFax.com Inc. for about $74 million in stock. The combined company will keep the JFax.com name. It will have more than 125,000 paid subscribers and about 2.8 million free users. JFax.com's services allow people to manage faxes, voicemail and e-mail through a single Internet mailbox. JFax.com shares rose 44 cents to $4.44, while Menlo Park, Calif.-based EFax.com closed up 16 cents at $4.59, both on
ARTICLES BY DATE
BUSINESS
April 7, 2000 | Bloomberg News
JFax.com Inc., an Internet messaging company based in Hollywood, said it plans to buy rival EFax.com Inc. for about $74 million in stock. The combined company will keep the JFax.com name. It will have more than 125,000 paid subscribers and about 2.8 million free users. JFax.com's services allow people to manage faxes, voicemail and e-mail through a single Internet mailbox. JFax.com shares rose 44 cents to $4.44, while Menlo Park, Calif.-based EFax.com closed up 16 cents at $4.59, both on
Advertisement
BUSINESS
April 20, 1999 | Karen Kaplan
* Jfax.com, the Los Angeles company that delivers faxes for free via the Internet, plans to raise as much as $90 million in an initial public offering to fund its business expansion. The 3-year-old company did not reveal a per-share offering price in its Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Jfax.com lost nearly $12 million on revenue of $3.5 million last year; it had 27,000 paying subscribers.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1999 | From Bloomberg News
JFax.com Inc. said Tuesday that an e-mail informing subscribers of an opportunity to participate in the Internet messaging company's initial public offering might have violated federal securities laws. The Los Angeles-based company sent the e-mail offer this month to about 150,000 subscribers and then sent a second e-mail telling 3,000 subscribers that they had been randomly selected to buy shares.
BUSINESS
July 19, 1999 | KAREN KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Internet has opened up new avenues for communication, and JFax.com is trying to parlay them into new avenues for profit. The Los Angeles company provides messaging and communications services via the Internet to more than 30,000 subscribers. JFax.com's revenue-producing services allow customers to send faxes and voicemail messages to individuals or groups via e-mail.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1999 | From Bloomberg News
JFax.com Inc. said Tuesday that an e-mail informing subscribers of an opportunity to participate in the Internet messaging company's initial public offering might have violated federal securities laws. The Los Angeles-based company sent the e-mail offer this month to about 150,000 subscribers and then sent a second e-mail telling 3,000 subscribers that they had been randomly selected to buy shares.
BUSINESS
September 28, 1999 | A Times Staff Writer
Youbet.com, an online horse race wagering network, awarded its advertising and marketing account to Syndicate, a consortium of advertising agencies. WongDoody and Ogilvy & Mather, both of Los Angeles, will share duties on the account. . . . Jfax.com handed its $20-million advertising account to Los Angeles-based Kalis & Savage Advertising. . . . MyHome.com assigned DDB Worldwide and Hill & Knowlton, both of Los Angeles, to develop a $25-million marketing campaign.
BUSINESS
April 5, 2000 | DENISE GELLENE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As president of JFax.com, Gary Hickox helped guide the Los Angeles start-up through its IPO. Now the former AT&T vice president has moved on to become chief executive of Getacard.com, an online greeting card company. The company, which launches April 10, allows people to order cards from its Web site. Getacard.com will personalize the cards and mail them to recipients.
BUSINESS
October 4, 1999 | JOSH FRIEDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Companies promising to make the Internet better, faster and more profitable helped fuel California's initial public offering market to a record third quarter, and the pace shows no sign of slowing. IPO volume reached $4.9 billion, according to Bowne of Los Angeles, a financial printing company that tracks the capital-raising market. The tally marks a more than fivefold increase over the same period in 1998 and a level not approached in the 10 years Bowne has tracked the market.
BUSINESS
July 30, 2003 | Josh Friedman, Times Staff Writer
When J2 Global Communications Inc. held its quarterly earnings conference call with investors and analysts last week, the company figured it had some good news: Second-quarter profit of 47 cents a share beat analysts' average estimate by 3 cents. Yet on the stock's Yahoo message board after the report came out, someone was outraged -- or pretended to be. "I can't believe they missed by 8 cents!!!," the poster wrote in what may have been a deliberate attempt to hurt the shares.
BUSINESS
July 19, 1999 | KAREN KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Internet has opened up new avenues for communication, and JFax.com is trying to parlay them into new avenues for profit. The Los Angeles company provides messaging and communications services via the Internet to more than 30,000 subscribers. JFax.com's revenue-producing services allow customers to send faxes and voicemail messages to individuals or groups via e-mail.
BUSINESS
April 20, 1999 | Karen Kaplan
* Jfax.com, the Los Angeles company that delivers faxes for free via the Internet, plans to raise as much as $90 million in an initial public offering to fund its business expansion. The 3-year-old company did not reveal a per-share offering price in its Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Jfax.com lost nearly $12 million on revenue of $3.5 million last year; it had 27,000 paying subscribers.
NATIONAL
July 24, 1999 | From Times Wire Services
Blue-chip stocks extended their losses Friday as the renewed threat of higher interest rates convinced investors that the strong corporate earnings of the second quarter might be in jeopardy. After dropping as much as 100 points in early trading, the Dow Jones industrial average closed down 58.26 points at 10,910.96. For the week, the Dow lost 298.88 points, or 2.7%.
BUSINESS
July 24, 1999 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The U.S. stock market was broadly lower on Friday as bond yields rose and as most foreign markets also tumbled--capping a dismal week in equity markets almost everywhere. After dropping as much as 100 points in early trading, the Dow Jones industrial average closed down 58.26 points at 10,910.96. For the week it sank 2.7%. On Nasdaq the composite index managed to eke out a 0.3% gain on Friday to 2,692.40. But it lost a steep 6% for the week.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|