Google to bid for U.S. airwaves if condition added

Google to bid for U.S. airwaves if condition added
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Google Inc said on Friday it would take part in a major auction of wireless spectrum airwaves, meeting a minimum required bid of $4.6 billion, if U.S. regulators added a sale condition that Google said would promote an open wireless market.[Lees verder]

YouTube role grows as U.S. election nears
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In 2004, YouTube didn’t exist. Three years later, politicians have learned to fear and revere the video-sharing Web site that has become a vital part of the campaign for the 2008 U.S. presidential election.[Lees verder]

Rapper 50 Cent Sues in New York over Internet ad
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rapper 50 Cent on Friday sued Internet advertising company Traffix Inc. for using his image without permission in the graphic “Shoot the Rapper” ad, which he says promotes violence and threatens his safety.[Lees verder]

SEC suspends “terrorist” watch list Web tool
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday suspended its online search tool to help investors identify companies active in “sponsors of terrorism” countries after lawmakers and business groups criticized the site as unfair to some companies.[Lees verder]

Canadian valley aims to keep cellphone-free quiet
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) – Officials in a rural valley in British Columbia hope that keeping out cellphones will help attract residents and tourists who want to escape to the quiet of nature.[Lees verder]

Internet entrepreneur details Dow Jones proposal
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Internet entrepreneur Brad Greenspan outlined a new proposal on Friday to keep Dow Jones & Co Inc out of Rupert Murdoch’s hands, saying his plan could help boost the stock price to above $100.[Lees verder]

US court dismisses Qualcomm appeal for now
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday said Qualcomm Inc. was premature in appealing an order by a federal trade agency that banned imports of some cellular telephones containing Qualcomm chips.[Lees verder]

Redstones take family squabble public
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Redstones, the family that controls Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp., have taken their private squabble public in a battle that throws into question succession plans for the global media company.[Lees verder]

The wait is over — Harry Potter finale goes on sale
LONDON/NEWYORK (Reuters) – Harry Potter fans poured into book stores around the world on Saturday to get hold of the seventh and final volume in the series and discover the secret of the boy wizard’s fate.[Lees verder]

Google to bid for U.S. airwaves if condition added
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Google Inc said on Friday it would take part in a major auction of wireless spectrum airwaves, meeting a minimum required bid of $4.6 billion, if U.S. regulators added a sale condition that Google said would promote an open wireless market.[Lees verder]

YouTube role grows as U.S. election nears
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In 2004, YouTube didn’t exist. Three years later, politicians have learned to fear and revere the video-sharing Web site that has become a vital part of the campaign for the 2008 U.S. presidential election.[Lees verder]

Rapper 50 Cent Sues in New York over Internet ad
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rapper 50 Cent on Friday sued Internet advertising company Traffix Inc. for using his image without permission in the graphic “Shoot the Rapper” ad, which he says promotes violence and threatens his safety.[Lees verder]

SEC suspends “terrorist” watch list Web tool
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday suspended its online search tool to help investors identify companies active in “sponsors of terrorism” countries after lawmakers and business groups criticized the site as unfair to some companies.[Lees verder]

Canadian valley aims to keep cellphone-free quiet
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) – Officials in a rural valley in British Columbia hope that keeping out cellphones will help attract residents and tourists who want to escape to the quiet of nature.[Lees verder]

Internet entrepreneur details Dow Jones proposal
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Internet entrepreneur Brad Greenspan outlined a new proposal on Friday to keep Dow Jones & Co Inc out of Rupert Murdoch’s hands, saying his plan could help boost the stock price to above $100.[Lees verder]

US court dismisses Qualcomm appeal for now
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday said Qualcomm Inc. was premature in appealing an order by a federal trade agency that banned imports of some cellular telephones containing Qualcomm chips.[Lees verder]

Redstones take family squabble public
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Redstones, the family that controls Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp., have taken their private squabble public in a battle that throws into question succession plans for the global media company.[Lees verder]

The wait is over — Harry Potter finale goes on sale
LONDON/NEWYORK (Reuters) – Harry Potter fans poured into book stores around the world on Saturday to get hold of the seventh and final volume in the series and discover the secret of the boy wizard’s fate.[Lees verder]