Overstock.com has filed a lawsuit against the state of New York over a new law that requires certain online retailers to collect taxes from consumers living in the state, according to a statement.
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Unexpectedly high shipping fees are the No. 1 reason consumers abandon their online purchases, according to a survey conducted for PayPal by research company comScore Inc.
A disk failure in a Sun Microsystems server caused the US Federal Aviation Administration's NOTAM database to crash for nearly 20 hours last week, according to the FAA.
Viacom's US$1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit against YouTube and its parent company, Google, threatens the way that hundreds of millions of people legitimately exchange various kinds of content via the Internet, Google contended in an answer to an amended version of the complaint filed by Viacom last month.
After seven years of outsourcing its Web site to Amazon.com, brick-and-mortar bookstore Borders has launched its own e-commerce site, Borders.com.
After years of closely guarding the formula for its search algorithms, Google is opening up a little.
Executives of Google held an emergency meeting this week to discuss the implications of revived talks between Microsoft and Yahoo, according to a report in The Times in the UK.
Conde Nast Publications has acquired Boston-based technology site Ars Technica, the company said Monday (download PDF).
The bad news just doesn't seem to end for Yahoo. As the Internet portal prepares to fend off a proxy fight by billionaire investor Carl Icahn, new research from comScore concludes that for the first time, Google has overtaken Yahoo as the most-visited Web site in the US.
As billionaire investor Carl Icahn gears up for a proxy fight with Yahoo at its July 3 shareholders' meeting, the question is, can he win? And if he does win, will he be able to persuade Yahoo's jilted suitor, Microsoft, to reconsider its acquisition bid?
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is reportedly mulling a proxy fight to oust Yahoo's board of directors, according to CNBC.
Google this week announced its Web Security for Enterprise, a product that protects organizations against malware attacks in real time.
News Corp. has no plans to jump in and rescue Yahoo now that Microsoft has walked away from its US$47.5 billion takeover bid of the Internet company, News Corp.'s COO said during a mid-week earnings conference call.
Summer fireworks displays traditionally take place July 4 in the US, but this year Yahoo's board of directors could be treated to some fireworks of their own at the company's annual shareholders meeting on July 3.
As its stock price plummets, Yahoo's executives must do something tangible and do it quickly to prove to shareholders that fighting a takeover bid by Microsoft was the right thing to do, analysts said this week.