Microsoft’s Live Meeting for security firms dies

Microsoft’s Live Meeting for security firms dies
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp. says its Live Meeting software allows collaboration online in real time among colleagues, customers and partners — but it better not try telling that to the nation’s security software makers.

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Sony gives PlayStation 3 online service details
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Video game console leader Sony Corp. on Thursday demonstrated the online service for its upcoming PlayStation 3, which will let players compete and chat online and download games, music and movies.

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Web athletes battle for supremacy at Cyber Olympics
MONZA, Italy (Reuters) – Some may call them geeks. But when they log on they become cyber warriors, fighting for survival against alien civilizations, enemy races and war lords.

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Microsoft says no date on Vista security change
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Microsoft said on Thursday it could only change its forthcoming Vista operating system to deal with concerns of some security software makers when an update comes out, but it did not give a timetable.

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PartyGaming CEO sees PokerStars threat
LONDON (Reuters) – Online gaming group PartyGaming will suffer increased competition in the short term from rivals like PokerStars that have not joined it in pulling out of the United States, its chief executive said on Friday.

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Media watchdog criticises Cuba for controlling Web
PARIS (Reuters) – A press freedom watchdog accused Cuba on Thursday of trying to prevent people from reading independent media, saying less than 2 percent of Cubans connect to the Web at closely monitored Internet access points.

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Professor funded for virtual Shakespeare world
LONDON, October 19 (Reuters Life!) – Indiana University Professor Edward Castronova has made a name for himself as an economist who studies virtual worlds. Now he’s been awarded a US$240,000 grant to create one himself, based on the world of William Shakespeare.

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Complete Darwin works put online
LONDON (Reuters) – The complete evolutionary works of Charles Darwin have gone online, including the stolen notebook he carried in his pocket around the Galapagos Islands.

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Microsoft releases long-awaited Internet Explorer 7
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp. released Internet Explorer 7 on Wednesday, the first major upgrade to its Web browser since 2001 with new features aimed at preventing online fraud and improving ease of use.

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Online holiday season looks bright for retailers
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Retailers are gearing up for sharply higher online holiday sales this year, rushing out promotions earlier and luring new customers with free shipping offers.

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Microsoft’s Live Meeting for security firms dies
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp. says its Live Meeting software allows collaboration online in real time among colleagues, customers and partners — but it better not try telling that to the nation’s security software makers.

[Lees verder]

Sony gives PlayStation 3 online service details
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Video game console leader Sony Corp. on Thursday demonstrated the online service for its upcoming PlayStation 3, which will let players compete and chat online and download games, music and movies.

[Lees verder]

Web athletes battle for supremacy at Cyber Olympics
MONZA, Italy (Reuters) – Some may call them geeks. But when they log on they become cyber warriors, fighting for survival against alien civilizations, enemy races and war lords.

[Lees verder]

Microsoft says no date on Vista security change
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Microsoft said on Thursday it could only change its forthcoming Vista operating system to deal with concerns of some security software makers when an update comes out, but it did not give a timetable.

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PartyGaming CEO sees PokerStars threat
LONDON (Reuters) – Online gaming group PartyGaming will suffer increased competition in the short term from rivals like PokerStars that have not joined it in pulling out of the United States, its chief executive said on Friday.

[Lees verder]

Media watchdog criticises Cuba for controlling Web
PARIS (Reuters) – A press freedom watchdog accused Cuba on Thursday of trying to prevent people from reading independent media, saying less than 2 percent of Cubans connect to the Web at closely monitored Internet access points.

[Lees verder]

Professor funded for virtual Shakespeare world
LONDON, October 19 (Reuters Life!) – Indiana University Professor Edward Castronova has made a name for himself as an economist who studies virtual worlds. Now he’s been awarded a US$240,000 grant to create one himself, based on the world of William Shakespeare.

[Lees verder]

Complete Darwin works put online
LONDON (Reuters) – The complete evolutionary works of Charles Darwin have gone online, including the stolen notebook he carried in his pocket around the Galapagos Islands.

[Lees verder]

Microsoft releases long-awaited Internet Explorer 7
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp. released Internet Explorer 7 on Wednesday, the first major upgrade to its Web browser since 2001 with new features aimed at preventing online fraud and improving ease of use.

[Lees verder]

Online holiday season looks bright for retailers
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Retailers are gearing up for sharply higher online holiday sales this year, rushing out promotions earlier and luring new customers with free shipping offers.

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