FCC weighs dispute over network practices

FCC weighs dispute over network practices
WASHINGTON/STANFORD, California (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday the agency would scrutinize whether broadband Internet providers were open with customers about how they are managing their networks and make good on the speeds they promise.[Lees verder]

Google tops profit target, stock jumps
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Internet leader Google Inc said on Thursday it saw no impact from a weakening U.S. economy as it posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit and waved off fears of an online advertising slump.[Lees verder]

MPAA accuses Pullmylink.com of aiding movie piracy
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Motion Picture Association of America on Thursday sued Pullmylink.com, a Web site featuring links to free — and allegedly pirated — movies and TV shows, claiming the site promotes and profits from copyright infringement.[Lees verder]

Wal-Mart eyes e-commerce in fast-growing Brazil
SAO PAULO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday it will branch out into electronic commerce this year in Brazil, where it plans to invest 1.2 billion reais ($722.8 million) to keep up with fast-growing consumer demand.[Lees verder]

Microsoft CEO jokes about Yahoo bid, search users
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer may be experiencing a case of bidder’s remorse after making an unsolicited $42.3 billion offer to buy Yahoo Inc.[Lees verder]

Google CEO says “Nice to be working with Yahoo”
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc’s top executive said on Thursday the company was excited to be testing out a partnership to run at least some of rival Yahoo Inc’s Web search advertising sales.[Lees verder]

For a change, no rewind on home video spending
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – The domestic home video business got a rosy report card for the first quarter, with a surprising lift after two down years.[Lees verder]

Texting while driving? Time to unplug
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Sharon Sarmiento knew it was time to unplug when she realized she was blogging in her dreams and hearing imaginary instant messages.[Lees verder]

Motorsport chief Mosley seeks ban on orgy video
PARIS (Reuters) – World motorsport chief Max Mosley has filed legal action in Paris to prevent a video showing him in what has been described as a Nazi-style orgy with prostitutes being accessed via the Internet in France.[Lees verder]

FCC weighs dispute over network practices
WASHINGTON/STANFORD, California (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday the agency would scrutinize whether broadband Internet providers were open with customers about how they are managing their networks and make good on the speeds they promise.[Lees verder]

Google tops profit target, stock jumps
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Internet leader Google Inc said on Thursday it saw no impact from a weakening U.S. economy as it posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit and waved off fears of an online advertising slump.[Lees verder]

MPAA accuses Pullmylink.com of aiding movie piracy
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Motion Picture Association of America on Thursday sued Pullmylink.com, a Web site featuring links to free — and allegedly pirated — movies and TV shows, claiming the site promotes and profits from copyright infringement.[Lees verder]

Wal-Mart eyes e-commerce in fast-growing Brazil
SAO PAULO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday it will branch out into electronic commerce this year in Brazil, where it plans to invest 1.2 billion reais ($722.8 million) to keep up with fast-growing consumer demand.[Lees verder]

Microsoft CEO jokes about Yahoo bid, search users
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer may be experiencing a case of bidder’s remorse after making an unsolicited $42.3 billion offer to buy Yahoo Inc.[Lees verder]

Google CEO says “Nice to be working with Yahoo”
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc’s top executive said on Thursday the company was excited to be testing out a partnership to run at least some of rival Yahoo Inc’s Web search advertising sales.[Lees verder]

For a change, no rewind on home video spending
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – The domestic home video business got a rosy report card for the first quarter, with a surprising lift after two down years.[Lees verder]

Texting while driving? Time to unplug
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Sharon Sarmiento knew it was time to unplug when she realized she was blogging in her dreams and hearing imaginary instant messages.[Lees verder]

Motorsport chief Mosley seeks ban on orgy video
PARIS (Reuters) – World motorsport chief Max Mosley has filed legal action in Paris to prevent a video showing him in what has been described as a Nazi-style orgy with prostitutes being accessed via the Internet in France.[Lees verder]

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