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  • News: China enacts internet copyright regulation

    Internet pirates will face fines of about £6,700 for unauthorised use of copyrighted material on the web under a new Chinese regulation.

  • News: 'Web 2.0' brand ownership disputed

    A media company claiming ownership of the term 'Web 2.0' has relented in its attempt to prevent an Irish organisation from using the term to promote a conference.

  • News: Tech companies 'aid censorship'

    Civil-rights group Amnesty International launched a campaign against internet censorship on Sunday, accusing multinational companies of complicity in aiding countries such as China to hamper free access to online information.

  • News: Netgear's draft-802.11n draws fire

    Netgear has claimed to be first to market with a draft-802.11n wireless ADSL router – but has drawn criticism for a product that is likely to prove inferior to its existing products.

  • News: MPAA sued by TorrentSpy

    In a tale of intrigue that's perhaps fitting for the parties involved, the Motion Picture Association of America has denied that it paid a hacker to steal information from TorrentSpy.

  • News: Google knocks Microsoft off Dell PCs

    When consumers boot up their new Dell desktops and notebooks next week, they will find a Google homepage and search tools, not the familiar Microsoft versions.

  • 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.



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