Li Ka-shing ups Facebook stake to $120 million: source

Li Ka-shing ups Facebook stake to $120 million: source
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Social networking site Facebook has closed a second $60 million investment round with Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing through his foundation, a source familiar with the deal confirmed on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Still mail bills? Study says go green, go online
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Think your family going green won’t make a difference? Wrong, says a U.S. study released on Thursday that shows one household ditching paper statements for Web transactions would save 24 square feet of forest a year.[Lees verder]

Comcast to modify network practices
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Cable operator Comcast Corp promised on Thursday to change how it manages its network in response to accusations it blocks some Internet file-sharing services because they require large amounts of bandwidth.[Lees verder]

Indonesian ministry Web site hacked over porn ban
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Hackers have defaced the Web site of Indonesia’s information ministry in response to a government move to restrict access to pornographic material on the Internet, an official said on Friday.[Lees verder]

Museums exhibit high-tech appeal
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Paintings and sculptures long stored away are finding a new audience as museums strive for mass appeal with high-tech Web sites packed with video, podcasts and interactive elements.[Lees verder]

VeriSign says registry fees for Internet domain names to rise
(Reuters) – Internet services company VeriSign Inc said registry fees for .com and .net domain names would increase as per its agreements with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), effective October 1.[Lees verder]

U.N. agency ousts record number of “cybersquatters”
GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) ousted a record number of “cybersquatters” from Web sites with domain names referring to trademarked companies, foundations and celebrities in 2007.[Lees verder]

Dutch relief at Muslim restraint over Koran film
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Netherlands breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after Dutch Muslims reacted with restraint to the release of a film by a Dutch lawmaker that accuses the Koran of inciting violence.[Lees verder]

Britain to overhaul video game ratings system
LONDON (Reuters) – The British government plans to introduce a new guidance rating system for video games and a code of practice for social networking Web sites to help protect children.[Lees verder]

Li Ka-shing ups Facebook stake to $120 million: source
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Social networking site Facebook has closed a second $60 million investment round with Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing through his foundation, a source familiar with the deal confirmed on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Still mail bills? Study says go green, go online
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Think your family going green won’t make a difference? Wrong, says a U.S. study released on Thursday that shows one household ditching paper statements for Web transactions would save 24 square feet of forest a year.[Lees verder]

Comcast to modify network practices
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Cable operator Comcast Corp promised on Thursday to change how it manages its network in response to accusations it blocks some Internet file-sharing services because they require large amounts of bandwidth.[Lees verder]

Indonesian ministry Web site hacked over porn ban
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Hackers have defaced the Web site of Indonesia’s information ministry in response to a government move to restrict access to pornographic material on the Internet, an official said on Friday.[Lees verder]

Museums exhibit high-tech appeal
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Paintings and sculptures long stored away are finding a new audience as museums strive for mass appeal with high-tech Web sites packed with video, podcasts and interactive elements.[Lees verder]

VeriSign says registry fees for Internet domain names to rise
(Reuters) – Internet services company VeriSign Inc said registry fees for .com and .net domain names would increase as per its agreements with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), effective October 1.[Lees verder]

U.N. agency ousts record number of “cybersquatters”
GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) ousted a record number of “cybersquatters” from Web sites with domain names referring to trademarked companies, foundations and celebrities in 2007.[Lees verder]

Dutch relief at Muslim restraint over Koran film
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Netherlands breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after Dutch Muslims reacted with restraint to the release of a film by a Dutch lawmaker that accuses the Koran of inciting violence.[Lees verder]

Britain to overhaul video game ratings system
LONDON (Reuters) – The British government plans to introduce a new guidance rating system for video games and a code of practice for social networking Web sites to help protect children.[Lees verder]

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