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New Zealand

4  Punters shy from four-letter words
Interest in registering rude names has "all but died off", says Domainz CEO Patrick O'Brien...
NZ IDG

4  Possible solution to ERB spat
A register of independent contractors is being hailed as a potential solution to the conflict between Government and the IT industry over the Employment Relations Bill...
IDG NZ

4  Security 'treated lightly' - Isocnz
New Zealand businesses are treating the issue of information security too lightly, says Isocnz executive director Sue Leader...
IDG NZ

Other

4  NSI's Webjacking Epidemic
It's been fairly easy to steal high-profile domain names from Network Solutions, and officials there say they're working hard to correct the problems. But why has it been so easy?...
Wired

4  Dreamcast Gets Java Jolt
Sega teams PlanetWeb to Java-enable the browser for its Dreamcast console. Users will get all the benefits of using a Java-enabled application, including those pesky pop-up windows...
Wired

4  Soros eyes Russian Internet frontier
The international investor says the Russian Internet is a hot investment, and he would consider again investing in the country where he made what he calls the worst bet of his career...
CNet

4  The Microsoft Decision
Comprehensive coverage of the latest in the Microsoft anti-trust case from CNet...
CNet

4  Symantec Develops Antivirus Software For Palm
Symantec announced the development of the first antivirus software for the Palm OS platform, just days after the discovery of the world's first virus to plague cell phones proved viruses can move swiftly to the realm of handheld smart devices...
TechWeb

Australia

4  Wang's Edge computer empire fails, owing $40m
The Australian business empire of computer entrepreneur Johnson Wang has collapsed, owing about $40m to creditors, including an estimated $17m to Microsoft...
AFR

4  Spike gets $29.6m lifesaver
Shareholders of Spike Networks voted unanimously for a $29.6m lifeline from Pacific Century Cyberworks yesterday that will result in the formation of an Asia Pacific-focused web services joint venture...
AFR

4  Wang flies out as empire collapses
Edge Group, the personal computer empire of Chinese-Australian entreprenuer Mr Johnson Wang, slipped into receivership yesterday, collapsing under an estimated $30 million worth of debt...
SMH

Other

4  Salon.com Slashes Budget
The online magazine Salon.com is slashing its operating budget by 20 percent and laying off 13 of its 140 staff members, becoming the latest casualty of an emerging Internet shakeout...
Yahoo/AP

4  Internet Killer Lured Victims With Jobs, Sex
A Kansas man suspected of being a serial killer may have lured some of his female victims via the Internet with promises of work and job training or offers of sexual escapades, investigators said on Thursday...
Yahoo/Reuters

4  MS issues Outlook security patch
Virus writers have climbed through Outlook holes to spread their handiwork. The new patch could make their job more difficult...
ZDNet

4  CD Universe evidence compromised
Even if authorities catch the hacker who stole 300,000 credit card numbers from CD Universe, they probably won't be able to prosecute...
ZDnet