Stories by Julia King

AOL to offer product 'test drives'

America Online announced it will create a service that lets consumers test-drive new products, such as DVD players and hi-fi audio systems, under an agreement with e-SIM, a simulation technology company.

Internet-only Utility debuts

In a merger of utility deregulation and electronic commerce, the first Internet-only electric utility company debuts this week in California.

CSC wins $200M IT deal from Budget Group

Budget Group Inc in Florida, US, is outsourcing virtually all its information technology to Computer Sciences Corp (CSC) under a $US200 million, five-year contract.