Google’s wireless-auction loss called possible win

Google’s wireless-auction loss called possible win
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc’s losing bid for coveted wireless airwaves may prove a victory for the Web search leader as it still stands to get access to mobile networks without spending tens of billions of dollars to build one, analysts said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Mozilla says Firefox 3 ready for prime-time
BOSTON (Reuters) – A new version of Mozilla’s popular Firefox Web browser is ready for download with improved security and memory use as the tiny company takes a stab at Microsoft Corp’s dominant Internet Explorer.[Lees verder]

Canadian university faces off with digital generation
TORONTO (Reuters) – A Canadian university has instilled a culture of fear by threatening to expel a student for cheating because he set up an online study group on Facebook, critics said this week.[Lees verder]

Start a Web business in an extra few minutes
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – When David Pangelinan isn’t logging 14-hour days driving a fuel tanker, he’s at his computer indulging his latest hobby: building a succession of online stores in minutes.[Lees verder]

Costello skips CD format on next album
NEW YORK (Billboard) – Elvis Costello’s next solo studio album, curiously dubbed “Momofuku,” will arrive April 22, and plans are for the set to be released only on vinyl, with a digital download code included in the package.[Lees verder]

Verizon and AT&T dominate airwaves auction
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc, the two largest U.S. mobile phone companies, grabbed the lion’s share of a $19.12 billion auction of airwaves being vacated by television broadcasters.[Lees verder]

China publishes “blacklist” of video Web sites
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese authorities ordered 25 video-sharing Web sites to halt operations and issued warnings to dozens of others on Thursday, tightening their grip on online content in a move which could scare away future investment in the sector.[Lees verder]

China’s Sina gets in shape for online Olympics
LONDON (Reuters) – Sina.com, China’s top Internet portal, is spending “a few million dollars” on infrastructure and online video content for this summer’s Olympic Games, said one of its top executives on Thursday.[Lees verder]

China expects 15 pct of GDP from online economy
LONDON (Reuters) – China, home to the world’s biggest internet population, will see its online economy double as a percentage of GDP in three to four years, as e-commerce develops, an official told Reuters on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Google’s wireless-auction loss called possible win
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc’s losing bid for coveted wireless airwaves may prove a victory for the Web search leader as it still stands to get access to mobile networks without spending tens of billions of dollars to build one, analysts said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Mozilla says Firefox 3 ready for prime-time
BOSTON (Reuters) – A new version of Mozilla’s popular Firefox Web browser is ready for download with improved security and memory use as the tiny company takes a stab at Microsoft Corp’s dominant Internet Explorer.[Lees verder]

Canadian university faces off with digital generation
TORONTO (Reuters) – A Canadian university has instilled a culture of fear by threatening to expel a student for cheating because he set up an online study group on Facebook, critics said this week.[Lees verder]

Start a Web business in an extra few minutes
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – When David Pangelinan isn’t logging 14-hour days driving a fuel tanker, he’s at his computer indulging his latest hobby: building a succession of online stores in minutes.[Lees verder]

Costello skips CD format on next album
NEW YORK (Billboard) – Elvis Costello’s next solo studio album, curiously dubbed “Momofuku,” will arrive April 22, and plans are for the set to be released only on vinyl, with a digital download code included in the package.[Lees verder]

Verizon and AT&T dominate airwaves auction
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc, the two largest U.S. mobile phone companies, grabbed the lion’s share of a $19.12 billion auction of airwaves being vacated by television broadcasters.[Lees verder]

China publishes “blacklist” of video Web sites
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese authorities ordered 25 video-sharing Web sites to halt operations and issued warnings to dozens of others on Thursday, tightening their grip on online content in a move which could scare away future investment in the sector.[Lees verder]

China’s Sina gets in shape for online Olympics
LONDON (Reuters) – Sina.com, China’s top Internet portal, is spending “a few million dollars” on infrastructure and online video content for this summer’s Olympic Games, said one of its top executives on Thursday.[Lees verder]

China expects 15 pct of GDP from online economy
LONDON (Reuters) – China, home to the world’s biggest internet population, will see its online economy double as a percentage of GDP in three to four years, as e-commerce develops, an official told Reuters on Thursday.[Lees verder]

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