Thursday, June 24, 2004
  • , June 24, 2004, 12:00 AM
  • A NEC Corp. Web site that created a virtual tree out of consumers' comments on environmental issues took home the Cyber Grand Prix at the International Ad Festival tonight, as did Nike for an online campaign that used bears to motivate people to run. Read the whole story...
  • An engineer working for America Online was arrested yesterday and charged with stealing 92 million e-mail addresses of AOL customers and selling them to spammers that were peddling penis enlargement pills and online gambling sites. Read the whole story...
  • Federal and state lawmakers are moving to crack down on spyware, a wide range of software programs that track a computer user's online activities and often flood the screen with annoying pop-up ads. Read the whole story...
  • Reuters, June 24, 2004 No. 1 electronics retailer Best Buy Co Inc. on Wednesday said it reached a multiyear agreement to promote Napster as its leading digital music service through in-store marketing and broadcast, print and online advertising. Read the whole story...
  • If the excitement over Internet-enabled adult gadgets at the recent Erotica Los Angeles trade show is any indication of what's to come, virtual sex may have at last become reality. Read the whole story...
  • Microsoft Corp. and Ask Jeeves Inc. are joining the rush to boost storage space for Web-based e-mail, in advance of a service expected from Google Inc. Read the whole story...