Hackers Damage AP Home Page

The Web site for the Associated Press ( was hacked early Wednesday morning, but the attack appeared to affect only the site’s home page and didn’t have any impact on […]

Web Filter Law To Be Challenged

PHILADELPHIA — Civil libertarians and librarians plan to go to court Tuesday to challenge a new U.S. law requiring libraries to use pornography-blocking Internet filters as a condition for receiving […]

States Sue R.J. Reynolds Over Ads

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The state attorneys general in Washington, California, Arizona and New York filed separate lawsuits Monday against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings Inc., accusing the tobacco giant of violating […]

AOL Cuts Pro Wrestling

ATLANTA — AOL Time Warner Inc.’s Turner Broadcasting System Inc. has decided to stop airing World Championship Wrestling, a mainstay of the network’s lineup since its fledgling days in the […]

Jupiter Media Metrix Scouting For CEO

NEW YORK — Tod Johnson is stepping down as chief executive of Jupiter Media Metrix Inc., the company said, amid a tougher business environment for the Internet research-and-measurement firm. The […]

Surprise! Modem Media Posts Operating Profit

NORWALK, Conn. — Modem Media Inc. swung to a net loss in the fourth quarter but posted unexpected earnings from operations. The online-advertising firm 45% owned by True North Communications […]

Tobacco Ads Grew After Settlement: FTC

WASHINGTON — Cigarette advertising and promotions significantly increased after states settled lawsuits with tobacco companies in 1997 and 1998, according to the Federal Trade Commission. A 1998 agreement between 46 […]

EBay CEO Anticipates 4-year, 400% Revenue Boost

LOS ANGELES — Despite the Internet economy’s implosion, eBay Inc.’s top executive vows the best times are ahead as the company looks for annual revenue to more than quadruple during […]

OJ Battle Brewing

Coca-Cola Co. is expected to announce today that it is launching a new, not-from-concentrate orange juice, hoping to steal some of the thunder from PepsiCo Inc.’s popular Tropicana Pure Premium […]

Viacom Asks FCC To Halt TV Sell-Offs

WASHINGTON — Viacom Inc. has asked the Federal Communications Commission to suspend a deadline by which it must sell off television stations to comply with federal ownership limits. Viacom’s (VIA) […]