New internet businesses must solve real-world problems
Stories by Julia King
Of top 20 internet exchanges, six serve chemical companies.
Dell Computer Corp. today announced it will launch an electronic business-to-business marketplace where its largest corporate customers can sell a variety of branded products and services alongside of Dell's computer products.
Ariba Inc. this week released an updated version of its Ariba Buyer electronic-procurement software. Version 7.0 supports seven languages and multiple currencies, including the euro.
Computer security experts expect to downgrade from medium to low the threat posed by a variant of the ILOVEYOU e-mail virus known as "VBS/LoveLetter.bd."
New initiative moving at Internet speed
A teen-ager pulls a packaged dinner from the kitchen freezer, scans it across a countertop Web pad and downloads cooking instructions from the food manufacturer. A computer system at the local supermarket receives an electronic replenishment order for the item and adds the same dinner to the family's weekly order.
Venture looks forward to better revenues in 2000
Broad gains in efficiency are elusive
AC Nielsen Corp. and NetRatings Inc., an Internet audience researcher, said yesterday they'll launch a new global service for tracking audiences, advertising and user activity on the Internet. The idea is to create a global industry standard by which Web site publishers, advertising buyers and marketers can measure traffic on the Internet.