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Year: 1999 (page 1 of 15)

More on the coming wireless

More on the coming wireless boom:
Wireless E-Commerce Said to Be Heating Up–December 29, 1999

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The next Net battle: Time.

The next Net battle: Time. The UK government wants to create a universal Internet time standard based on Greenwich Mean Time. They’re giving it a new name: “Get,” for Greenwich Electronic Time — although it’s not clear how Get differs from GMT.… Read the rest

Here’s an interesting review of

Here’s an interesting review of the year in Internet access appliances, from a site devoted to news about Net devices. As the review points out, wireless access to the Web really started to take off in 1999, with Sprint PCS introducing a Web phone service, and Nokia selling WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) cell phones like hotcakes.… Read the rest

Most online holiday shoppers are

Most online holiday shoppers are happy with their experiences, reports say — although online toy stores may have produced more than their share of dissatisfaction:

Web Shoppers Report Satisfaction

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EToys, Amazon stock prices dropped

EToys, Amazon stock prices dropped Monday despite record e-commerce volume — analysts suggest investors are worried about the impact of fulfillment and customer service problems.

EToys Was No. 3 for Holiday Shopping
But Worries Over Service Hurt Stock


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