IBM to host private Second Life regions

IBM to host private Second Life regions
NEW YORK (Reuters) – IBM said on Wednesday it would become the first company to host private regions of the virtual world Second Life on its own computer servers.[Lees verder]

Comcast rolls out super-fast Internet speeds
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Comcast Corp. the largest U.S. cable television operator, said on Wednesday it has started offering a super-fast Internet service that allows customers to download a high-definition movie in 10 minutes.[Lees verder]

Regulators struggling with Internet gambling rules
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Reserve and Treasury officials said on Wednesday they were struggling to craft rules to ban bank and credit card payments to illegal Internet gambling sites because federal law is unclear about what type of gambling is illegal online.[Lees verder]

Yahoo adds voice commands to Web search on phones
LAS VEGAS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc on Wednesday unveiled new features to make Web search easier and more relevant to mobile phone users, the latest step in its battle with Google Inc in the next frontier for Web use.[Lees verder]

Mikhail Youzhny’s antics a hit on YouTube
MIAMI, Florida (Reuters) – Russia’s Mikhail Youzhny has become an unlikely star on the YouTube Web site (www.youtube.com) after he battered his head with a tennis racket at the Sony Ericsson Open.[Lees verder]

“Telemedicine” links Africans to Indian expertise
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Troubled by a difficult case, doctor Asfaw Atnafu decides to seek advice.[Lees verder]

Indonesia seeks to block YouTube over anti-Koran film
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia has asked Internet providers to block access to the YouTube Web site for carrying a film made by a right-wing Dutch lawmaker which accuses the Koran of inciting violence, an official said on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

Radiohead allows fans to remix new single
LONDON (Billboard) – Radiohead is using the Internet for another initiative built around its chart-topping album, “In Rainbows.”[Lees verder]

iPhone shortage: supply woes or new model?
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple’s iPhone is in short supply at many of its U.S. stores, which could indicate a component shortage or a clearing of shelves for a new model, analysts said on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

Wall St. Journal to go on sale in London
LONDON (Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch’s recently acquired Dow Jones & Co publishing business will start printing the Wall Street Journal in London this month, raising the competitive threat to rivals like Pearson’s Financial Times.[Lees verder]

IBM to host private Second Life regions
NEW YORK (Reuters) – IBM said on Wednesday it would become the first company to host private regions of the virtual world Second Life on its own computer servers.[Lees verder]

Comcast rolls out super-fast Internet speeds
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Comcast Corp. the largest U.S. cable television operator, said on Wednesday it has started offering a super-fast Internet service that allows customers to download a high-definition movie in 10 minutes.[Lees verder]

Regulators struggling with Internet gambling rules
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Reserve and Treasury officials said on Wednesday they were struggling to craft rules to ban bank and credit card payments to illegal Internet gambling sites because federal law is unclear about what type of gambling is illegal online.[Lees verder]

Yahoo adds voice commands to Web search on phones
LAS VEGAS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc on Wednesday unveiled new features to make Web search easier and more relevant to mobile phone users, the latest step in its battle with Google Inc in the next frontier for Web use.[Lees verder]

Mikhail Youzhny’s antics a hit on YouTube
MIAMI, Florida (Reuters) – Russia’s Mikhail Youzhny has become an unlikely star on the YouTube Web site (www.youtube.com) after he battered his head with a tennis racket at the Sony Ericsson Open.[Lees verder]

“Telemedicine” links Africans to Indian expertise
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Troubled by a difficult case, doctor Asfaw Atnafu decides to seek advice.[Lees verder]

Indonesia seeks to block YouTube over anti-Koran film
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia has asked Internet providers to block access to the YouTube Web site for carrying a film made by a right-wing Dutch lawmaker which accuses the Koran of inciting violence, an official said on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

Radiohead allows fans to remix new single
LONDON (Billboard) – Radiohead is using the Internet for another initiative built around its chart-topping album, “In Rainbows.”[Lees verder]

iPhone shortage: supply woes or new model?
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple’s iPhone is in short supply at many of its U.S. stores, which could indicate a component shortage or a clearing of shelves for a new model, analysts said on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

Wall St. Journal to go on sale in London
LONDON (Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch’s recently acquired Dow Jones & Co publishing business will start printing the Wall Street Journal in London this month, raising the competitive threat to rivals like Pearson’s Financial Times.[Lees verder]

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