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  • News: eBay and Yahoo team up on ads, search

    In an effort to win more online advertising money and strengthen defences against growing competition, Yahoo and eBay today said they have formed a partnership.

  • News: Mobile TV will air World Cup games

    Broadcast mobile TV service, using technology developed in Korea instead of a European-backed system, will kick off next week in Germany just days ahead of the World Cup tournament.

  • News: YouTube corners web video market

    YouTube is the most visited video website, attracting almost half of all visitors and towering over giants such as Google, Yahoo, AOL and MSN, according to Hitwise.

  • News: Microsoft mobile kit to boost Live services

    Microsoft will let vendors include Windows Live voice services on mobile devices through a toolkit that will be available in the next few months.

  • News: Patent law reforms still needed

    The US government is moving in the right direction with its efforts to reform its patent process, a top executive at Research In Motion has said.

  • News: Microsoft maintains stance against ODF

    Despite the recent approval of the ODF (Open Document Format) for Office Applications by the ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation), Microsoft remains stalwart in its decision to forego support of ODF in its Office productivity suite.

  • News: EU backtracks on patent law

    The European Commission this week appeared to take a step back from its earlier position on the patentability of software.

  • News: Semantic web 'will drive internet'

    Hundreds of researchers and computer scientists are plotting the internet's next course in Edinburgh this week.

  • News: UK is Europe's most digital market

    The UK has been declared Western Europe's most digital market, according to fresh research from Informa Telecoms And Media.

  • News: Vista launch could slip further

    The launch of the consumer version of Windows Vista, Microsoft's next operating system, could be pushed back past the stated January launch date, company CEO Steve Ballmer said today.

  • News: Microsoft launches Windows Live Local in UK

    Microsoft today launched a beta version of Windows Live Local, its local search, online mapping and satellite photo service, in the UK.

  • News: Microsoft offerings prepare partners for Vista

    Microsoft yesterday unveiled programs and technologies to allow partners to prepare products to run on Windows Vista once it is available.

  • News: Jamster finds hope in Chinese piracy crackdown

    A promised crackdown on pirated mobile downloads will give mobile content provider Jamster a much-needed boost in China, the company's top executive said today.

  • News: 'Neutrality preserves internet openness'

    The computer scientist credited with inventing the web today strongly condemned moves by US broadband providers to control their subscribers' content, saying it threatens the internet's greatest strength: openness.

  • News: 3,500 charged in file-sharing swoop

    German investigators have charged 3,500 people with illegal music sharing, in the biggest single sweep of its kind, the IFPI said today.

  • News: Word flaw will be patched by June

    Microsoft plans to patch a newly discovered hole in Microsoft Word in its next monthly patch update, and may release a rare 'out of cycle' fix to address the hole, a company spokesman said.

  • News: Google to sell video adverts

    Google will soon begin selling video advertisements on the web, opening a new front in its battle for a bigger slice of the online advertising market.

  • News: Google stretches search lead in US

    Google extended its lead in US search-engine usage in April for the ninth consecutive month, while its four closest competitors all lost market share.

  • News: Windows Live Mail hits problems

    Microsoft acknowledged last week that it is having problems with its most recent beta release of Windows Live Mail.

  • News: Zfone encrypts VoIP for Windows users

    Zfone, a free piece of software that encrypts VoIP calls in a way that may circumvent government eavesdropping laws in some countries, is now available to Windows users, its developer said yesterday.



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