Article | 31/10/2008
In Google book settlement, business trumps ideals
By settling a lawsuit with book authors and publishers this week, Google is looking out for itself and has avoided fighting for and possibly establish...
Article | 31/10/2008
ICANN delays shutting down spammy Estonian registrar
The overseer of the Internet's addressing system said on Wednesday it will delay shutting down a dodgy Estonian domain registrar pending a review.
Article | 8/10/2008
US online ad growth slows in 2008's first half
U.S. online advertising, the motor that fuels most Internet companies large and small, including Google, Yahoo, Facebook and MySpace, has seen its gro...
Article | 1/10/2008
Prominent Web sites found to have serious coding flaw
Two Princeton University academics have found a type of coding flaw on several prominent Web sites that could jeopardize personal data and in one alar...
Article | 30/09/2008
EU wants to take lead in 'Web 3.0' technology
European Telecommunications Commissioner Viviane Reding won glowing praise for her vision of the Internet 3.0 Monday from Vint Cerf, one of the creato...
Article | 10/09/2008
Microsoft's Silverlight to support streaming HD Flash video
Microsoft said on Tuesday that the next version of its Silverlight media player, due early next year, will be able to play live high-definition video ...
Article | 27/08/2008
Google may let users comment on, rearrange search results
Google is considering allowing users of its search engine to tinker with query results by re-ranking them and commenting on them.
Article | 13/11/2007
Dot.com take 2: Web 2.0 plus powerful broadband re-ignite e-commerce
Web 2.0 combined with increased broadband presence has the power to re-fuel e-commerce, according to a recent Paul Budde report.
Article | 5/01/2005
eBay drops Microsoft's Passport
Online auctioneer eBay Inc. will stop supporting Microsoft Corp.'s .Net Passport identification system by the end of January.
Article | 5/09/2003
Sneaky apps attack
If you're beset by icons that appear in the system tray without warning, or by pop-up ads that run even when your browser isn't open, or by a mysterio...
Article | 22/04/2003
Avoid Iraqi cons online
While the war in Iraq is unprecedented in supporting timely reports from the front lines, much of the online activity surrounding the conflict has a f...
Article | 17/04/2003
IIA throws weight behind antispam cause
Aiming to help Internet users fight the rising levels of spam hitting their inbox, the Australian Internet Industry Association announced on Wednesday...
Article | 1/04/2003
Bank squatter denies hoaxmail; more sites ready to launch
Originators of the squatted URL that provoked Westpac Banking Corporation into calling in the Australian Federal Police have posted a blog denying inv...
Article | 4/02/2003
Spam deluge leads to search for silver bullet
Overwhelmed and annoyed, e-mail users worldwide are uniting to stamp out the increased flow of spam targeting inboxes and inundating computer networks...
Article | 9/09/2002
What's the value of old software?
What do you do with a warehouse full of outdated software? Simple--put it up for auction online with a starting bid of US$250,000.
Article | 31/05/2002
Worms Crawl Toward Instant Messaging
IM users should become more security-conscious as IM spreads across devices and invites viruses.
Article | 13/02/2002
Broadband bundles connect with retail
In a significant boost to the broadband cause, star retailer Harvey Norman is set to launch a broadband modem and services bundle, believed to be the ...
Article | 30/01/2002
Palm chief boosts broadband
The United States must find a way to pipe high-speed Internet access into 100 million homes and small businesses by 2010, or risk losing an important ...