Deal will settle FlyingPig's fate
The future of New Zealand's highest profile e-tailer,
FlyingPig, is likely to be clarified this week with a deal
that could bring a new investor into the company...
E-commerce watchdog on track for December
The Advertising Standards Authority and Direct Marketing
Association are targeting December 1 for the launch of a new
organisation to police e-commerce sites...
Ihug asks angry staff for 'free, frank input'
Ihug managing director Nick Wood has invited angry
technical and helpdesk staff to give their "free and frank
input" at a workshop on Saturday to address the internet
service provider's problems...
MSFT revises hacker story
Microsoft Corp. said Sunday that a hacker had high-level
access to its computer system for 12 days -- not up to five weeks, as the
company had first reported -- and that the company monitored the illegal
activity the entire time...
Magazine publisher snags About.com for $690 million
In the latest marriage of old and new media, magazine publisher Primedia said
Monday that it will acquire Web directory About.com for $690 million in stock...
Telecommuter Population Explodes
The U.S. mobile and remote working population will
increase 9 percent, from 39 million in 2000 to 55 million
in 2004, research group IDC said Monday...
MP3 player puts new spin on tape decks
Digisette has begun selling the $250 Duo-MP3, a portable MP3 player that not only looks
like a cassette, but also can be popped into a traditional tape deck to play its stored
Fingerprint Security Gets Handier
Password protection is just so passť. That's
the word from those promoting biometric
fingerprint scanners, anyway, among them
IBM and Compaq. The prices are coming