Google’s Brin does not see Facebook up for sale

Google’s Brin does not see Facebook up for sale
SUN VALLEY, Idaho (Reuters) – Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin said on Thursday his company would be happy to talk with Facebook about potential ties, but that the social network did not appear to be courting takeover bids.[Lees verder]

Appeals court rejects webcast royalty delay
WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) – The federal appeals court here on Thursday rejected webcasters’ request to postpone implementation of a new royalty rate for music they air over the Web.[Lees verder]

PluggedIn: Real estate Web sites boom, despite market slump
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Home buyers and home sellers alike can find more innovative and useful features than ever on real estate Web sites, which are nimbly adapting to the U.S. housing slump.[Lees verder]

Cheeky China company says to sue Google over name
BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese company is suing Google Inc.’s China subsidiary for copying its name, saying the U.S. search engine’s registered Chinese name is too similar to its own and has harmed its operations.[Lees verder]

Australian gov’t agency calls Google ads deceptive
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc.’s Web search advertising is said to be promoting deceptive business practices, according to Australian legal proceedings brought by the country’s competition authority, the agency said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Activision to stick to “Guitar Hero” song price
SANTA MONICA, California (Reuters) – Activision Inc. said on Thursday it had sold more than 300,000 downloadable song packs for its hit “Guitar Hero II” music game, giving it confidence it will not have to lower prices despite outrage at the cost among some game fans.[Lees verder]

Former FBI chief joins wireless auction group
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. FBI Director Louis Freeh threw his support behind a start-up wireless company that is proposing to build a national network shared with commercial and public safety users.[Lees verder]

Singapore PM’s son gets army rebuke for e-mail gaffe
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A son of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has received a rebuke from the country’s military for violating its chain of command with an e-mail complaint about a fellow officer, the ministry of defense said on Friday.[Lees verder]

Court denies Webcasters’ stay petition
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A federal appeals court has denied a petition by U.S. Internet radio stations seeking to delay a royalty rate hike due July 15 they say could kill the fledgling industry.[Lees verder]

Warner Music drops Imeem suit, forms partnership
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Warner Music Group Corp said on Thursday it is dropping its copyright infringement lawsuit against Imeem, a music-based social networking site, and will instead partner with the start-up.[Lees verder]

Google’s Brin does not see Facebook up for sale
SUN VALLEY, Idaho (Reuters) – Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin said on Thursday his company would be happy to talk with Facebook about potential ties, but that the social network did not appear to be courting takeover bids.[Lees verder]

Appeals court rejects webcast royalty delay
WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) – The federal appeals court here on Thursday rejected webcasters’ request to postpone implementation of a new royalty rate for music they air over the Web.[Lees verder]

PluggedIn: Real estate Web sites boom, despite market slump
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Home buyers and home sellers alike can find more innovative and useful features than ever on real estate Web sites, which are nimbly adapting to the U.S. housing slump.[Lees verder]

Cheeky China company says to sue Google over name
BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese company is suing Google Inc.’s China subsidiary for copying its name, saying the U.S. search engine’s registered Chinese name is too similar to its own and has harmed its operations.[Lees verder]

Australian gov’t agency calls Google ads deceptive
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc.’s Web search advertising is said to be promoting deceptive business practices, according to Australian legal proceedings brought by the country’s competition authority, the agency said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Activision to stick to “Guitar Hero” song price
SANTA MONICA, California (Reuters) – Activision Inc. said on Thursday it had sold more than 300,000 downloadable song packs for its hit “Guitar Hero II” music game, giving it confidence it will not have to lower prices despite outrage at the cost among some game fans.[Lees verder]

Former FBI chief joins wireless auction group
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. FBI Director Louis Freeh threw his support behind a start-up wireless company that is proposing to build a national network shared with commercial and public safety users.[Lees verder]

Singapore PM’s son gets army rebuke for e-mail gaffe
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A son of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has received a rebuke from the country’s military for violating its chain of command with an e-mail complaint about a fellow officer, the ministry of defense said on Friday.[Lees verder]

Court denies Webcasters’ stay petition
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A federal appeals court has denied a petition by U.S. Internet radio stations seeking to delay a royalty rate hike due July 15 they say could kill the fledgling industry.[Lees verder]

Warner Music drops Imeem suit, forms partnership
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Warner Music Group Corp said on Thursday it is dropping its copyright infringement lawsuit against Imeem, a music-based social networking site, and will instead partner with the start-up.[Lees verder]

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