Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Google, Yahoo Top E-business Survey


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August 17, 2005
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In this issue:

* Google, Yahoo Top E-business Survey
* AOL To Launch New Storefront For Mobile Users
* Amazon Resolves Patent Lawsuits To Tune Of $40M
* Blog Readers Younger, Richer Than Average Web Surfer
* Study: Dell Customer Rating Plunges; Apple Leads Pack
* Web-based 'Free' Credit Report Vendor Fined $950,000

Google, Yahoo Top E-business Survey

Google and Yahoo continue to lead in customer satisfaction at
e-business Web sites, according to the American Customer Satisfaction
Index.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,103968,00.html?nlid=EB

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AOL To Launch New Storefront For Mobile Users

A user will be able to configure the site to show him the products and
services that his existing mobile device and service plan support, or
more broadly, the service plan and device options available in his
geographic area.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,103944,00.html?nlid=EB

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Amazon Resolves Patent Lawsuits To Tune Of $40M

Amazon.com has agreed to pay $40 million to e-commerce company Soverain
Software LLC to settle two patent infringement lawsuits.

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Blog Readers Younger, Richer Than Average Web Surfer

They are are also more likely to shop online, connect to the Internet
using a broadband connection and visit more sites, making them an
attractive demographic for advertisers.

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Study: Dell Customer Rating Plunges; Apple Leads Pack

A study finds that Apple's customers are the most satisfied in the PC
industry, while Dell's rating with customers fell from last year.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,103959,00.html?nlid=EB

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Web-based 'Free' Credit Report Vendor Fined $950,000

The FTC fined Consumerinfo.com $950,000 for providing inadequate notice
that the company would be charging customers after promising free
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