Stories by Julia King

Dell to Launch B2B Service for Its Customers

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.

Is IT Ready to Support Ubiquitous E-Commerce?

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.

Researchers to Launch Global 'Net Measurements

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.