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Vodafone, Nortel to Trial Wireless in UK

Vodafone UK and Nortel Networks are planning a London...

Trintech Buys Checkline for US $44 Million

[London, ENGLAND] E-payments solutions company Trintech Group plc announced Tuesday its...

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Observer AB Acquires Irish Media Monitor

London, ENGLAND -- Swedish media and market analysis company Observer AB announced Thursday its acquisition of News Extracts, Ireland's top media and news monitoring firm. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. With operations in Dublin, Ireland, and Belfast...

U.K. Government Hires JWT to Study Internet Businesses

[London, ENGLAND] The Department of Trade and Industry has appointed J. Walter Thompson's new economy brand consultancy, [email protected], to profile Internet businesses in the U.K. The move is the first stage in the Government's three-part Internet Mentoring...

ebookers.com Buys Scandinavian Online Travel Agency

[London, ENGLAND] European travel company ebookers.com announced Wednesday its acquisition of Scandinavian online travel agency MrJet. The deal is costing ebookers.com around 2.6 percent of its issued share capital on a fully diluted basis. In return, ebookers.com is acquiring...

FlyOnTheWall.com Introduces Online Home Watch Security

[London, ENGLAND] U.K. webcam portal FlyOnTheWall.com unveiled Tuesday a new home watch security service named FlyWatch that lets users access closed circuit television images of their home via the Internet. To provide the service, FlyOnTheWall.com has signed a...

Finnish Companies Launch Geomessaging Solution

[London, ENGLAND] Two Finnish companies, Oy Arbonaut Ltd and Benefon Oyj announced Tuesday a geomessaging solution that will enable ISPs to offer precision location-based services for businesses and consumers. To create the solution, the two companies have combined their...

GlobalNetFinancial Culls 50 Media Jobs

[London, ENGLAND] GlobalNetFinancial.com, Inc., provider of financial information to many European Web sites, Monday completed an initial corporate restructuring that has reduced its global workforce by 50 jobs in media. The move, which represents a 35 percent...

World Travel Buys Deckchair.com

[London, ENGLAND] Once valued at nearly US $30 million, Sir Bob Geldof's online travel business Deckchair.com has been acquired by World Travel Holdings for just US $4.5 million plus a future, performance-related payment of up to US $8.4...

Scoot Raises Expectations

[London, ENGLAND] European business infomediary Scoot.com plc tried to shine a ray of light into the gloom of the Internet industry Friday by insisting it will be profitable by the fourth quarter this year. However, Scoot used the work...

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