Jeffrey Brett Goodin, 45, from California, was arrested for allegedly sending scam emails to AOL users. Goodin is charged for wire fraud and unauthorized use of a credit card in connection with an alleged phishing scheme.
Monthly Archives: January 2006
Digitas has reported a 32% increase in revenues in 2005. Digitas’ total revenues in the fourth quarter of 2005 were $159 million, as compared to $105.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2004.
50% of teens have used search to find clothing, accessories, shoes and jewelry. They prefer search engines over television ads and fashion websites, according to a survey by Yahoo.
On Fridays maximum number of emails are opened and read. The results have remained the same in quarter 4 and quarter 3. 29% drop in read rates and 21% drop in click rates have been found in Q4 compared to Q3, according to eRoi study.
Online retail sales will reach $95 billion in 2006. Online sales will reach $144 billion in 2010, growing 12% annually, according to Jupiter Research.
eBay has announced 3 ‘Online Workshops For the Week of January 30th’. The workshops will focus on eBay Listing Templates, Branding and Merchandising and Accounting Made Easy.
70% of online shoppers have bought from trusted websites. More than 50% were concerned about buying from an unknown online retailer.
Multimedia search engine TVEyes is offering a new search service which allows users to search for TV news clippings on the internet. TVEyes is using voice recognition technology to index the spoken word and make the news programs keyword-searchable.
Digital River has acquired Direct Response Technologies for $15 million. Both the companies together will offer a comprehensive affiliate management system and maximize cross-selling opportunities between their affiliate networks.
WhittManHart, a web developing company, has acquired Estco, an interactive marketing solutions company. John Estafanous, founder of Estco, was named Director of Technology for WhittManHart.