4th February 2001 Archive
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Stranger things etc.
Cisco is to take a 20 per cent stake in Gameplay, the troubled online games retailer, according to a particularly well-briefed article in today's Sunday Telegraph. Talks are at "an advanced stage", with Cisco kicking off due diligence this week, the newspaper says. The Sunday Telegraph points to Cisco's record in buying …
Games Industry 4 Feb 2001, 10:28
So says FT
John Lewis, the department store chain, is close to buying the UK arm of computer etailer Buy.com, the FT claims. A deal could be announced as early as next week, according to the paper which says that John Lewis will operate the Buy.com brand alongside its own, rather rudimentary Web site. It will also use the etailer's …
Business 4 Feb 2001, 11:18
Falling DRAM prices don't just harm the manufacturers - they also harm what AsiaBiztech calls "White box or non-brand" PC makers in the United States and Europe. Why? Here is AsiaBiztech's argument: system builders "suffered sluggish sales during the end of last year, and they still have parts in stock. Since the drop in DRAM …
Business 4 Feb 2001, 23:41