Bing Cashback is no more

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Our friend over at ZDNet, Mary Jo Foley, has pointed out that Microsoft is officially giving up on Bing Cashback. Bing Cashback was an incentive for customers to shop through Microsoft's Bing search engine, as...

One-Stop Shopping for Hackers

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Security researchers studying the latest Internet crime trends have discovered a new Eastern European website that uses a large botnet to infect vulnerable PCs. The operators of the botnet and website charge clients for each...

IBM, Lehman IT Shopping in China

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IBM and financial house Lehman Brothers have created a $180 million China Investment Fund with the goal of providing business insight for the country's public and private companies. The investment plan, begun with $90...

Google Launches Froogle Shopping Site

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Internet search firm Google has launched its Froogle price comparison Web site in Britain, expanding the company's e-commerce business and putting it head to head with partners such as Kelkoo. Froogle UK (http://froogle.google.co.uk) works like...

Microsoft Launches New Shopping Site

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Microsoft is planning on launching a new shopping website called "Windows Marketplace". This website will offer software, hardware, and peripherals. PCWorld reports that it will be advertised in the "Windows XP Start Menu...

Amazon gets into shopping search

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Amazon.com has formed a group to develop e-commerce search technology, an attempt to gain a foothold in a lucrative market Google and Yahoo now dominate. Called A9.com, the independently run unit of...

Valve shopping for Half-Life movie

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A Variety report says that Valve is willing to make a Half-Life movie to broaden the franchise's audience. According to a story in today's Variety, Valve has been actively talking with Hollywood...

America Online scraps teen shopping

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America Online has banned teens from its shopping areas, following criticism that the proprietary online service allowed young adults to buy pornography, alcohol and tobacco from partner sites. AOL spokesman Nicholas Graham said Monday that...

Yahoo! Shopping Volume Surged During Sale

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Yahoo! Inc. on Thursday said a special three-day sale it offered last week produced a 25 percent increase in gross merchandise sales over normal levels on Yahoo Shopping. The company, which does...

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