Second Life and IBM in open borders for virtual worlds

Second Life and IBM in open borders for virtual worlds
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – IBM and Linden Labs, the operator of the Second Life virtual world, said on Tuesday they will work on ways to eventually let people use the a single online persona in different online services.[Lees verder]

BitTorrent moves from piracy to video streaming
BOSTON (Reuters) – BitTorrent Inc., which was co-founded by the developer of a software program widely used to share pirated music and video over the Web, plans to start helping media companies stream videos over the Internet.[Lees verder]

Associated Press sues VeriSign over news Web site
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Associated Press is suing VeriSign Inc to stop its online subsidiary Moreover Technologies Inc from publishing AP news reports without permission.[Lees verder]

No deal! Woman’s bid for rich husband deemed poor offer
A woman’s online bid to find a rich husband in New York earning more than $500,000 a year has caused an Internet stir with a mystery Wall Street banker publicly assessing her hunt for romance as a business deal — and a bad one at that.[Lees verder]

Cubans go to unusual lengths to post blogs
HAVANA (Reuters) – When 32-year-old Yoani Sanchez wants to update her blog about daily life in Cuba, she dresses like a tourist and strides confidently into a Havana hotel, greeting the staff in German.[Lees verder]

Yellow Pages says in pact with Google
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Yellow Pages Group, Canada’s largest phone book publisher, said on Tuesday said it had a deal with Google Inc. to market its customer advertisements on-line through Google AdWords.[Lees verder]

Google buys Finnish instant-message startup Jaiku
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc has acquired the Finnish company Jaiku, one of a new class of start-ups that offer instant-messaging tools for Web and mobile phone users to keep track of their friends’ daily activities.[Lees verder]

UK soccer team goes online to win fans in China
BEIJING (Reuters) – One of the world’s biggest soccer clubs came to the world’s fastest growing major economy on Tuesday when Arsenal managing director Keith Edelman launched a Chinese language Web site (arsenal.tom.com).[Lees verder]

AT&T to buy spectrum from Aloha for $2.5 billion
NEW YORK (Reuters) – AT&T Inc, the biggest U.S. mobile service, said on Tuesday that it would buy the wireless airwave licenses of privately held Aloha Partners LP for about $2.5 billion.[Lees verder]

Second Life and IBM in open borders for virtual worlds
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – IBM and Linden Labs, the operator of the Second Life virtual world, said on Tuesday they will work on ways to eventually let people use the a single online persona in different online services.[Lees verder]

BitTorrent moves from piracy to video streaming
BOSTON (Reuters) – BitTorrent Inc., which was co-founded by the developer of a software program widely used to share pirated music and video over the Web, plans to start helping media companies stream videos over the Internet.[Lees verder]

Associated Press sues VeriSign over news Web site
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Associated Press is suing VeriSign Inc to stop its online subsidiary Moreover Technologies Inc from publishing AP news reports without permission.[Lees verder]

No deal! Woman’s bid for rich husband deemed poor offer
A woman’s online bid to find a rich husband in New York earning more than $500,000 a year has caused an Internet stir with a mystery Wall Street banker publicly assessing her hunt for romance as a business deal — and a bad one at that.[Lees verder]

Cubans go to unusual lengths to post blogs
HAVANA (Reuters) – When 32-year-old Yoani Sanchez wants to update her blog about daily life in Cuba, she dresses like a tourist and strides confidently into a Havana hotel, greeting the staff in German.[Lees verder]

Yellow Pages says in pact with Google
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Yellow Pages Group, Canada’s largest phone book publisher, said on Tuesday said it had a deal with Google Inc. to market its customer advertisements on-line through Google AdWords.[Lees verder]

Google buys Finnish instant-message startup Jaiku
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc has acquired the Finnish company Jaiku, one of a new class of start-ups that offer instant-messaging tools for Web and mobile phone users to keep track of their friends’ daily activities.[Lees verder]

UK soccer team goes online to win fans in China
BEIJING (Reuters) – One of the world’s biggest soccer clubs came to the world’s fastest growing major economy on Tuesday when Arsenal managing director Keith Edelman launched a Chinese language Web site (arsenal.tom.com).[Lees verder]

AT&T to buy spectrum from Aloha for $2.5 billion
NEW YORK (Reuters) – AT&T Inc, the biggest U.S. mobile service, said on Tuesday that it would buy the wireless airwave licenses of privately held Aloha Partners LP for about $2.5 billion.[Lees verder]