More on AOL's investment in Amazon
AOL's $100 million
investment in Amazon was announced on Monday, and C|Net takes a look at what this means for Microsoft.
Longtime foes in areas such as instant messaging and online access, AOL and Microsoft are facing off in the e-commerce arena--specifically over technology that makes it easier to navigate the Web and make purchases online. So-called e-wallets--which store commonly requested information such as a login name, shipping address and credit card number--are shaping up as a key leverage point for controlling how consumers and businesses use the Internet.
It will be amazing to watch these two try to outdo each other.