Feeds

Cash Register Daily Net Finance News: 1-7 Oct

Roundup

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

The Essential Guide to IT Transformation

7 Oct 1999 QXL offer eight times oversubscribed


Top exec quits BTInternet over lack of investment


Online Jewish bun-fight erupts


6 Oct 1999 Indie pop label 4AD is to distribute music downloads over the Internet, through the Atomic Pop Web site.


Oasis, the High Street fashion retailer, is binning its print-based mail-order business, in favour of selling goods online. The web site launches in January.


A new British online brokerage is to spend more than £20 million on marketing to capture 50,000 customers, FT columnist (and QXL founder) Tim Jackson reveals. Called TheShare.com, the business has raised $15m from a syndicate of VCs.


5 Oct 1999 Jewish Web sites slug it out


Freeserve takes a piece of the music retail action


Peter Black, the shoe company, is to sell vitamins, minerals and supplements online, from early next year The FT says. Twenty per cent of group turnover comes from sales of healthcare products to other retailers.


Dialog is setting up a pay-per-view service over the Internet. Up to 30 per cent of the company's content will be available for the "broader Internet user". The company has struck a distribution deal with Netscape to help build its service.


4 Oct 1999 Let it be Thus, Scottish Telecom decrees


Middle-aged men dominate BritNet Spend


1 Oct 1999 Compaq's former CE Eckhard Pfeiffer is to be named chairman of the e-commerce software company Intershop, according to the FT.


Amazon: the Q starts here


Goldman Sachs has secured £10 million backing for an online investment and share trading service. TheShare.com is expected to go live by the end of the year before pitching itself against the likes of Schwab and eTrade.


On-line PLC -- the British Internet content and games company -- said turnover was up by 53 per cent to a smidgen over £1 million following the publication of its final results for the year ending 30 June. Pre-tax losses fell by 28 per cent to £182,000.


The former chairman of Virgin Entertainment Group, Robert Devereux, has launched Clickmusic.co.uk -- a one-stop-shop resource for music-lovers.


US-based Pointshare Corporation, an online service provider for healthcare communities in the Northwest, has completed a third round $40 million private placement. ®

Boost IT visibility and business value

More from The Register

next story
iPad? More like iFAD: We reveal why Apple fell into IBM's arms
But never fear fanbois, you're still lapping up iPhones, Macs
Sonos AXES support for Apple's iOS4 and 5
Want to use your iThing? You can't - it's too old
Amazon says Hachette should lower ebook prices, pay authors more
Oh yeah ... and a 30% cut for Amazon to seal the deal
Philip K Dick 'Nazi alternate reality' story to be made into TV series
Amazon Studios, Ridley Scott firm to produce The Man in the High Castle
Too many IT conferences to cover? MICROSOFT to the RESCUE!
Yet more word of cuts emerges from Redmond
Joe Average isn't worth $10 a year to Mark Zuckerberg
The Social Network deflates the PC resurgence with mobile-only usage prediction
Chips are down at Broadcom: Thousands of workers laid off
Cellphone baseband device biz shuttered
Feel free to BONK on the TUBE, says Transport for London
Plus: Almost NOBODY uses pay-by-bonk on buses - Visa
Twitch rich as Google flicks $1bn hitch switch, claims snitch
Gameplay streaming biz and search king refuse to deny fresh gobble rumors
prev story

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
Backing up Big Data
Solving backup challenges and “protect everything from everywhere,” as we move into the era of big data management and the adoption of BYOD.
Boost IT visibility and business value
How building a great service catalog relieves pressure points and demonstrates the value of IT service management.
Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.