Borders readies to take over Web site

Borders readies to take over Web site
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Borders Group Inc views the launch of its new Web site as a chance to control its own destiny and help spur a turnaround at the book retailer, executives said in an interview on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Apple unveils super-thin “Air” laptop, Web movies
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple on Tuesday launched an aluminum-clad laptop just three-quarters of an inch thick, seeking to bring a new computer to market with the same cachet as its iPod and iPhone devices.[Lees verder]

Web site declares al-Qaeda’s founding in UK: report
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s intelligence services are investigating an Islamist Web site that says it is establishing a branch of al Qaeda in Britain, BBC television reported on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Australian wild party teenager arrested
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian police on Wednesday arrested and charged a teenager who became a controversial media star after a wild party at his parents’ house became a near riot, forcing police to call in a helicopter and the dog squad.[Lees verder]

Australian teen faces police damages bill over party
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – An Australian teenager who hosted a wild party after 500 guests saw his Internet invitation may be hit with a A$20,000 (US$18,000) damages bill from police who fought partygoers when they tried to break up the bash.[Lees verder]

Clearwire plans to offer Google applications
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wireless service provider Clearwire Corp said on Tuesday that it would offer its customers applications such as e-mail and calendar from Web search leader Google Inc.[Lees verder]

Yamaha hooks up piano to Web — for $35,000
DENVER (Billboard) – First the radio replaced the piano. Now, the piano is getting its revenge.[Lees verder]

Nine Canadians arrested in child porn case
TORONTO (Reuters) – Nine Canadians, including social workers and people involved with children’s organizations, have been arrested on charges of possessing child pornography purchased from a European Web site, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Norwegian Air to offer in-flight phone service
OSLO (Reuters) – Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA said on Tuesday it will offer mobile phone and wireless Internet services on flights later this year.[Lees verder]

EMI faces 2,000 job cuts
LONDON (Reuters) – Guy Hands, the private equity owner of EMI, plans to cut up to 2,000 jobs at the ailing British music company, in a plan to rebuild the group which has sparked fury from some of its biggest acts.[Lees verder]

Borders readies to take over Web site
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Borders Group Inc views the launch of its new Web site as a chance to control its own destiny and help spur a turnaround at the book retailer, executives said in an interview on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Apple unveils super-thin “Air” laptop, Web movies
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple on Tuesday launched an aluminum-clad laptop just three-quarters of an inch thick, seeking to bring a new computer to market with the same cachet as its iPod and iPhone devices.[Lees verder]

Web site declares al-Qaeda’s founding in UK: report
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s intelligence services are investigating an Islamist Web site that says it is establishing a branch of al Qaeda in Britain, BBC television reported on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Australian wild party teenager arrested
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian police on Wednesday arrested and charged a teenager who became a controversial media star after a wild party at his parents’ house became a near riot, forcing police to call in a helicopter and the dog squad.[Lees verder]

Australian teen faces police damages bill over party
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – An Australian teenager who hosted a wild party after 500 guests saw his Internet invitation may be hit with a A$20,000 (US$18,000) damages bill from police who fought partygoers when they tried to break up the bash.[Lees verder]

Clearwire plans to offer Google applications
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wireless service provider Clearwire Corp said on Tuesday that it would offer its customers applications such as e-mail and calendar from Web search leader Google Inc.[Lees verder]

Yamaha hooks up piano to Web — for $35,000
DENVER (Billboard) – First the radio replaced the piano. Now, the piano is getting its revenge.[Lees verder]

Nine Canadians arrested in child porn case
TORONTO (Reuters) – Nine Canadians, including social workers and people involved with children’s organizations, have been arrested on charges of possessing child pornography purchased from a European Web site, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Norwegian Air to offer in-flight phone service
OSLO (Reuters) – Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA said on Tuesday it will offer mobile phone and wireless Internet services on flights later this year.[Lees verder]

EMI faces 2,000 job cuts
LONDON (Reuters) – Guy Hands, the private equity owner of EMI, plans to cut up to 2,000 jobs at the ailing British music company, in a plan to rebuild the group which has sparked fury from some of its biggest acts.[Lees verder]