Stories by Meghan Holohan

MS Adds Cookie Management to IE 5.5

Microsoft today announced the availability of its cookie management feature for Internet Explorer 5.5. The feature gives users the options of deleting cookies as an added form of privacy.

California May Pass State Internet Sales Tax

The California state Senate Wednesday passed a bill that, if approved by the state Assembly and signed by the governor, will require all California-based companies to add sales tax to online purchases.

Gavel Falls on

Citing low traffic and a plan to emphasize its real estate and automotive Web sites,, one of many online auction sites, will close Aug. 31.

Invensys Makes Baan Acquisition Official

London-based Invensys PLC Friday made its US$709 million acquisition of financially strapped Baan Co. NV official, announcing that it now controls 72 percent of Baan's stock under a tender offer that expired on Wednesday.