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NextWave signs agreement to acquire IPMobile shares

NextWave signs agreement to acquire IPMobile shares INTERNET BUSINESS NEWS-(C)1995-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD A definitive agreement to acquire all shares of IPMobile, a Tokyo-based telecomms company founded in 2002 and held by Mori Trust Co Ltd of Japan, has been signed by NextWave Wireless Inc (Nasdaq:WAVE) (NextWave), a global provider of mobile broadband products and […]

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Akamai outage hits major websites

Akamai outage hits major websites INTERNET BUSINESS NEWS-(C)1995-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD Content delivery provider Akamai suffered an unexplained outage on 15 June 2004 causing problems for well known sites such as Google, Apple and Yahoo. Akamai handles some 15% of the world’s total Internet traffic. The company said that the problem was with its domain […]

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Amazon UK launches Christmas Stars campaign

Amazon UK launches Christmas Stars campaign INTERNET BUSINESS NEWS-(C)1995-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD According to research from Internet bookseller Amazon.co.uk, Christmas this year is likely to be dominated by books and gifts that have been influenced by celebrities. The company has predicted that its book chart will be topped this Christmas by fashion advisors Trinny and […]

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eBid introduces new online auction service for British merchants – Company Business and Marketing

eBid introduces new online auction service for British merchants – Company Business and Marketing – Brief Article INTERNET BUSINESS NEWS-(C)1995-2000 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD Online auction house eBid has launched a new service that is designed to enable UK wholesalers and retailers to sell their goods by auction from within their own web site. To utilise […]

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First-party cookie solution increases accuracy by 300%, claims WebTrends

First-party cookie solution increases accuracy by 300%, claims WebTrends INTERNET BUSINESS NEWS-(C)1995-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD Following an industry third-party cookie rejection study two months ago, web analytics company WebTrends Inc has revealed that hundreds of its On Demand customers have moved to its first-party cookie solution. WebTrends said that initial migrations to its first-party cookie […]

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HSBC Offshore improves its online banking services

HSBC Offshore improves its online banking services – Brief Article INTERNET BUSINESS NEWS-(C)1995-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD Financial institution HSBC Offshore has upgraded its Internet banking service to include more features. Users can now use the Internet banking service to pay their UK bills from abroad using the BACs system, open new accounts, view more complete […]

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Survey finds that retailers do little to combat online credit card fraud – in the UK

Survey finds that retailers do little to combat online credit card fraud – in the UK – Brief Article INTERNET BUSINESS NEWS-(C)1995-2000 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD A new survey by the credit rating agency Experian has found that many online retailers do not make basic checks on buyers using credit cards. Experian surveyed 800 UK companies […]

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Poor website design is costing FTSE companies online hits, Seekport research shows

Poor website design is costing FTSE companies online hits, Seekport research shows INTERNET BUSINESS NEWS-(C)1995-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD Seekport, a European search engine company, has released the results of its research into the effectiveness of the top 30 FTSE company websites. The results revealed that 25 of the 30 websites are not easily found by […]

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New BellSouth DSL customers offered free MP3 player and Napster membership

New BellSouth DSL customers offered free MP3 player and Napster membership INTERNET BUSINESS NEWS-(C)1995-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD BellSouth Corp (NYSE:BLS) has announced that it is to offer new residential customers signing up for the two highest speeds of its FastAccess DSL service a free MP3 player and three months of membership to Napster’s digital music […]

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Experian claims UK finance industry still vulnerable to Internet fraud

Experian claims UK finance industry still vulnerable to Internet fraud – Brief Article INTERNET BUSINESS NEWS-(C)1995-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD According to new research from information solutions company Experian, the UK finance industry is still vulnerable to Internet fraud. The company found that up to one in 20 applications for a financial product were fraudulent yet […]