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Falling Behind – venture capital investment in Europe – Industry Trend or Event

Falling Behind – venture capital investment in Europe – Industry Trend or Event – Brief Article Greg Dalton Venture capital investment in Europe rose by 70 percent to $10 billion in 1999, but still lags far behind the United States, according to the European Commission. In the U.S., venture capital grew 150 percent to $27 […]

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Kite’s Eye View

Kite’s Eye View – Brief Article Mark Frauenfelder EVER WANTED TO TAKE snapshots that don’t immediately inspire narcolepsy in your friends? All you need is a camera, a mechanism to remotely activate the shutter and a kite big enough to lift them both off the ground. Sound difficult? Well, with a World Wide Web’s worth […]

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Building a Better Lipstick – Reflect.com

Building a Better Lipstick – Reflect.com – Company Business and Marketing Jennifer Couzin Reflect.com tries to succeed online where other cosmetic companies have failed Will women go for a new Internet brand? RETIRED AT 37 AFTER A STINT AT a successful startup, Jonathan Grayson didn’t need a job at an Internet company. He recalls sitting […]

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U.S. Vs. Mexico – Government Activity

U.S. Vs. Mexico – Government Activity – Brief Article Richard Martin Ignoring promises of reform by president-elect Vicente Fox, the Clinton administration filed a World Trade Organization grievance against Mexico for allegedly failing to open its $12 billion telecommunications market. The decision is a victory for AT&T and WorldCom, whose Mexican affiliates have struggled for […]

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Zap Happy – Mad Katz BioForce gives a mild jolt – Brief Article

Zap Happy – Mad Katz BioForce gives a mild jolt – Brief Article – Product Announcement Kenneth Li Forget virtual reality. Joystick maker Mad Katz has come up with a twist that will make videogames all too real: a joystick that delivers a mild electric shock. The BioForce devices produce a small jolt when players […]

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C-211 Zoom Digital Printing Camera – Hardware Review

C-211 Zoom Digital Printing Camera – Hardware Review – Evaluation David Pescovitz Olympus www.olympus.com There’s something about Polaroid cameras that make them timeless technology. True, they are bulky. And the picture quality isn’t great. But Polaroid’s power is the instant gratification it provides. And now Polaroid is bringing its technology into the digital age. The […]

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The Fall and Rise of IBM

The Fall and Rise of IBM – Company Operations Jonathan Weber IT’S HARD TO OVERSTATE HOW DIRE THE SITUATION was at IBM when Lou Gerstner took over in 1993. In the course of just a few years, the company had been reduced from widely feared master of the computer universe to poignant symbol of corporate […]

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A Mixed Q4 For Funding – Industry Trend or Event

A Mixed Q4 For Funding – Industry Trend or Event – Statistical Data Included Paul Bonanos Confidence in Net firms waned, especially on the West Coast, but VC is still flowing elsewhere. Shed no tears for the young and the entrepreneurial. Venture capital funding is decreasing fast, but far more money is still flowing than […]

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Back To Basics

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Industry Standard, The > Dec 18, 2000 > Article > Print friendly Back To Basics Alex Lash The Synapse Group, a magazine subscription service cofounded by Priceline.com’s Jay Walker, withdrew its planned $50 million IPO. Meanwhile, Priceline fired 11 percent of its staff and scrapped an expansion plan to focus on […]

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New World Order

New World Order – Company Business and Marketing Jonathan Gs Koppell The future of governance was recently on display in Yokohama, Japan. It was not a World’s Fair, a U.N. conference or an international exposition. Rather, it was the latest meeting of ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. ICANN is not governmental […]