Internet is “the new Afghanistan”: NY police commissioner

Internet is “the new Afghanistan”: NY police commissioner
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Internet is the new battleground against Islamist extremism because it provides ideology that could radicalize Westerners who might then initiate home-grown attacks, New York police commissioner Raymond Kelly said on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

Sonos, Sirius bring Stern, Playboy to homes
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Sirius Satellite Radio — more popular in automobiles than in living rooms — is making it easier to get Howard Stern, along with dozens of commercial-free channels, on home-based radios.[Lees verder]

Chinese couple tried to name baby “@”
BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese couple tried to name their baby “@”, claiming the character used in e-mail addresses echoed their love for the child, an official trying to whip the national language into line said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

U.S. fines online travel company for Cuba trips
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Online travel company Travelocity has been fined $182,750 for booking trips between the United States and Cuba in violation of the trade embargo enforced by Washington since 1962, the Treasury Department said on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

New ad tactics can weather economic woes: BBDO
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Companies worried about a U.S. economic slowdown should think twice before cutting their marketing budgets, particularly when it comes to money earmarked for more unconventional types of advertising.[Lees verder]

PETA slams “shocking” Hamas TV clip
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Animal rights group PETA said on Wednesday it would protest to a Hamas-run TV channel after a clip from a program showing animals being abused appeared on YouTube, prompting scores of complaints from viewers worldwide.[Lees verder]

Fox Internet group to manage TV station sites
NEW YORK (Reuters) – News Corp’s Fox Interactive Media said on Wednesday it will develop and manage Web sites of Fox television station affiliates.[Lees verder]

Russian court acquits music site owner
MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court on Wednesday acquitted the former boss of music download Web site www.allofmp3.com of breaching copyright in a case seen as a key test of Russia’s commitment to fighting piracy.[Lees verder]

DirecTV in Web access deal with Current Group
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Top U.S. satellite television provider DirecTV Group said on Wednesday it reached a deal to offer subscribers high-speed Internet and voice services carried by Current Group over electric power lines.[Lees verder]

HarperCollins offers digital book content for iPhone
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Publisher HarperCollins said on Wednesday it would make samples from 14 new book titles available for Apple Inc’s Web-browsing iPhone in a new effort to extend publishing into digital formats.[Lees verder]

Internet is “the new Afghanistan”: NY police commissioner
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Internet is the new battleground against Islamist extremism because it provides ideology that could radicalize Westerners who might then initiate home-grown attacks, New York police commissioner Raymond Kelly said on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

Sonos, Sirius bring Stern, Playboy to homes
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Sirius Satellite Radio — more popular in automobiles than in living rooms — is making it easier to get Howard Stern, along with dozens of commercial-free channels, on home-based radios.[Lees verder]

Chinese couple tried to name baby “@”
BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese couple tried to name their baby “@”, claiming the character used in e-mail addresses echoed their love for the child, an official trying to whip the national language into line said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

U.S. fines online travel company for Cuba trips
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Online travel company Travelocity has been fined $182,750 for booking trips between the United States and Cuba in violation of the trade embargo enforced by Washington since 1962, the Treasury Department said on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

New ad tactics can weather economic woes: BBDO
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Companies worried about a U.S. economic slowdown should think twice before cutting their marketing budgets, particularly when it comes to money earmarked for more unconventional types of advertising.[Lees verder]

PETA slams “shocking” Hamas TV clip
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Animal rights group PETA said on Wednesday it would protest to a Hamas-run TV channel after a clip from a program showing animals being abused appeared on YouTube, prompting scores of complaints from viewers worldwide.[Lees verder]

Fox Internet group to manage TV station sites
NEW YORK (Reuters) – News Corp’s Fox Interactive Media said on Wednesday it will develop and manage Web sites of Fox television station affiliates.[Lees verder]

Russian court acquits music site owner
MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court on Wednesday acquitted the former boss of music download Web site www.allofmp3.com of breaching copyright in a case seen as a key test of Russia’s commitment to fighting piracy.[Lees verder]

DirecTV in Web access deal with Current Group
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Top U.S. satellite television provider DirecTV Group said on Wednesday it reached a deal to offer subscribers high-speed Internet and voice services carried by Current Group over electric power lines.[Lees verder]

HarperCollins offers digital book content for iPhone
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Publisher HarperCollins said on Wednesday it would make samples from 14 new book titles available for Apple Inc’s Web-browsing iPhone in a new effort to extend publishing into digital formats.[Lees verder]