Starbucks to offer free iTunes access in stores

Starbucks to offer free iTunes access in stores
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Web sites try Microsoft video rival to Adobe
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s Silverlight Web video players will be rolled out on a number of Web sites on Wednesday, including celebrity news destination “Entertainment Tonight,” in a sign of the growing rivalry between the software giant and Adobe Systems Inc..[Lees verder]

Apple cuts iPhone price and revamps iPods
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc sharply cut the price of its iPhone on Wednesday and revamped its full iPod line, including adding a model with a touch screen that can browse the Web and buy songs wirelessly.[Lees verder]

Microsoft rolls out suite of Windows Live services
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp introduced on Wednesday a suite of Windows Live online services bundled into a single download in its latest effort to compete with Google Inc’s growing array of applications delivered over the Web.[Lees verder]

Startup software maker Netbooks takes on Intuit
BOSTON (Reuters) – Privately held NetBooks Inc started selling a line of computer programs designed to help run small businesses on Wednesday, taking on QuickBooks provider Intuit Inc and NetSuite Inc, which has filed to go public.[Lees verder]

Online features boost video game revenue: report
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Video games with online components bring in more than twice the revenue as those played offline, a research firm said in a report to be published on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Branson hopes Google Earth helps find Fossett
RENO, Nevada (Reuters) – The search for missing adventurer Steve Fossett resumed on Wednesday as his friend, British billionaire Richard Branson, tried to find him through a satellite mapping service offered by Google.[Lees verder]

AOL co-founder launches site for students’ mental health
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 5 (Reuters) – As college students leave home and head off to school, Internet entrepreneur Steve Case has launched a new Web site to help them deal with being apart from their families and handle depression.[Lees verder]

Facebook lets users choose to publicize themselves
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc, the social-network site that has enjoyed explosive growth in new members over the past three months, said it plans to let users tell the rest of the world how to find them on the site.[Lees verder]

Bogus drug peddlers thrive online
VIENNA (Reuters) – Harry Lime, peddling diluted penicillin in post-war Vienna in the 1949 film “The Third Man”, was an early pioneer: today the counterfeit medicine business has gone global, fuelled by the “perfect channel” of the Internet, according to a U.N. drug watchdog.[Lees verder]

Starbucks to offer free iTunes access in stores
(Recasts, adds Starbucks chairman comments, updates shares)[Lees verder]

Web sites try Microsoft video rival to Adobe
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s Silverlight Web video players will be rolled out on a number of Web sites on Wednesday, including celebrity news destination “Entertainment Tonight,” in a sign of the growing rivalry between the software giant and Adobe Systems Inc..[Lees verder]

Apple cuts iPhone price and revamps iPods
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc sharply cut the price of its iPhone on Wednesday and revamped its full iPod line, including adding a model with a touch screen that can browse the Web and buy songs wirelessly.[Lees verder]

Microsoft rolls out suite of Windows Live services
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp introduced on Wednesday a suite of Windows Live online services bundled into a single download in its latest effort to compete with Google Inc’s growing array of applications delivered over the Web.[Lees verder]

Startup software maker Netbooks takes on Intuit
BOSTON (Reuters) – Privately held NetBooks Inc started selling a line of computer programs designed to help run small businesses on Wednesday, taking on QuickBooks provider Intuit Inc and NetSuite Inc, which has filed to go public.[Lees verder]

Online features boost video game revenue: report
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Video games with online components bring in more than twice the revenue as those played offline, a research firm said in a report to be published on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Branson hopes Google Earth helps find Fossett
RENO, Nevada (Reuters) – The search for missing adventurer Steve Fossett resumed on Wednesday as his friend, British billionaire Richard Branson, tried to find him through a satellite mapping service offered by Google.[Lees verder]

AOL co-founder launches site for students’ mental health
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 5 (Reuters) – As college students leave home and head off to school, Internet entrepreneur Steve Case has launched a new Web site to help them deal with being apart from their families and handle depression.[Lees verder]

Facebook lets users choose to publicize themselves
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc, the social-network site that has enjoyed explosive growth in new members over the past three months, said it plans to let users tell the rest of the world how to find them on the site.[Lees verder]

Bogus drug peddlers thrive online
VIENNA (Reuters) – Harry Lime, peddling diluted penicillin in post-war Vienna in the 1949 film “The Third Man”, was an early pioneer: today the counterfeit medicine business has gone global, fuelled by the “perfect channel” of the Internet, according to a U.N. drug watchdog.[Lees verder]

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