Wikia details plans for search rival to Google

Wikia details plans for search rival to Google
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said on Friday he is putting the building blocks in place for a community-developed Web search service that would rival search engines such as Google or Yahoo.[Lees verder]

Apple co-founder backs Internet video venture
NEW YORK (Reuters) – An Internet video brainchild of three twentysomething former University of California grad students has won big backers, including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Red McCombs, co-founder of Clear Channel Communications.[Lees verder]

EBay dealt blow on fake Rolexes by German court
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – EBay Inc disclosed on Friday that Germany’s top court ruled several months ago that the world’s largest online auctioneer must do more to halt the sale of counterfeit goods on its site.[Lees verder]

Internet censorship spreading: OSCE study
VIENNA (Reuters) – State restrictions on use of the Internet have spread to more than 20 countries that use catch-all and contradictory rules to help keep people off line and stifle feared political opposition, a new report says.[Lees verder]

New “Last Supper” theory crashes Leonardo Web sites
MILAN (Reuters) – A new theory that Leonardo’s “Last Supper” might hide within it a depiction of Christ blessing the bread and wine has triggered so much interest that Web sites connected to the picture have crashed.[Lees verder]

HBO to shutter comedy Web site, mulls new business
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Pay cable television network HBO plans to shut its free comedy Web site “This Just In” following a management shake-up and is considering launching another site tied more closely to the HBO brand, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.[Lees verder]

BBC launches free Internet TV service
LONDON (Reuters) – Billed as the biggest change in the way viewers watch television in 40 years, the BBC launched an online service on Friday that allows people to download many programs from the last week.[Lees verder]

Jesuits say take word of God to Second Life
ROME (Reuters) – Catholic missionaries have always trekked to dangerous parts of the Earth to spread the word of God — now they are being encouraged to go into the virtual realm of Second Life to save virtual souls.[Lees verder]

DailyMotion video hub turning heads in Hollywood
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – A Web site looming large in the shadow of YouTube is getting seen by Hollywood in a whole new light.[Lees verder]

Wikia details plans for search rival to Google
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said on Friday he is putting the building blocks in place for a community-developed Web search service that would rival search engines such as Google or Yahoo.[Lees verder]

Apple co-founder backs Internet video venture
NEW YORK (Reuters) – An Internet video brainchild of three twentysomething former University of California grad students has won big backers, including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Red McCombs, co-founder of Clear Channel Communications.[Lees verder]

EBay dealt blow on fake Rolexes by German court
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – EBay Inc disclosed on Friday that Germany’s top court ruled several months ago that the world’s largest online auctioneer must do more to halt the sale of counterfeit goods on its site.[Lees verder]

Internet censorship spreading: OSCE study
VIENNA (Reuters) – State restrictions on use of the Internet have spread to more than 20 countries that use catch-all and contradictory rules to help keep people off line and stifle feared political opposition, a new report says.[Lees verder]

New “Last Supper” theory crashes Leonardo Web sites
MILAN (Reuters) – A new theory that Leonardo’s “Last Supper” might hide within it a depiction of Christ blessing the bread and wine has triggered so much interest that Web sites connected to the picture have crashed.[Lees verder]

HBO to shutter comedy Web site, mulls new business
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Pay cable television network HBO plans to shut its free comedy Web site “This Just In” following a management shake-up and is considering launching another site tied more closely to the HBO brand, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.[Lees verder]

BBC launches free Internet TV service
LONDON (Reuters) – Billed as the biggest change in the way viewers watch television in 40 years, the BBC launched an online service on Friday that allows people to download many programs from the last week.[Lees verder]

Jesuits say take word of God to Second Life
ROME (Reuters) – Catholic missionaries have always trekked to dangerous parts of the Earth to spread the word of God — now they are being encouraged to go into the virtual realm of Second Life to save virtual souls.[Lees verder]

DailyMotion video hub turning heads in Hollywood
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – A Web site looming large in the shadow of YouTube is getting seen by Hollywood in a whole new light.[Lees verder]