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New Zealand

4  Microsoft NZ ASP launch near
Microsoft New Zealand is launching an application server provider (ASP) programme in September to allow ASPs to pay monthly for software use, rather than buy licences outright...
IDG NZ

4  Sinewave teams up with WebMasters Network
The Australian Internet research company Sinewave has partnered with Webmasters Network to bring its Hitwise Web tracking product in New Zealand...
IDG NZ

4  A multi-channelled future
Tom McEwan has seen the future, and he is convinced it won't necessarily be broadcast on a television set...
NZ Herald

4  Telecom hits out at Ministerial Inquiry
Telecom has hit out at the draft proposals from the Government's Ministerial Inquiry into Telecommunications and says they could impede innovation and investment through heavy handed regulation...
Stuff

Other

4  MP3.com Ready to Face the Music
As two federal judges prepare to rule on copyright cases that could greatly affect the future of digital music, MP3.com CEO Michael Robertson talks about licensing, Napster, lawsuits, and the recording industry...
Wired

4  Amazon per-share loss beats expectations
Online retailer Amazon.com reports a second-quarter per-share loss of 33 cents, two cents better than Wall Street analysts expected...
CNet

4  Online Music Battle Over Napster Heads to Court
America's top recording companies were set to face off against tiny Silicon Valley upstart Napster Inc. on Wednesday in a court hearing to determine whether to pull the plug temporarily on the popular song-sharing service...
Yahoo

4  Scientists Spot Achilles Heel Of The Internet
The complex structure of the Internet makes it resistant to errors or failure, but it is also its vulnerability, scientists in the United States said on Wednesday...
TechWeb

Australia

4  Awkward e-glitch for corProcure
In an embarrassing security lapse, dozens of companies on the electronic mailing list for corProcure have had their names, e-mail addresses and even phone numbers circulated to each other...
AFR

4  Blood runs deep at Liberty
SWEEPING changes to the management of LibertyOne began even before Tuesday's sudden resignation of founder and chief executive Graham Bristow...
Australian IT

4  10% of Aussie Net users shop online, says report
Australia ranks in the middle tier of Internet shopping nations worldwide...
NewsWire

Other

4  Microsoft Files High Court Appeal
Microsoft Corp. asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to let a federal appeals court take the next crack at a titanic antitrust fight that threatens to break the computer software giant in two...
AP

4  Microsoft fills holes in old Outlook versions
The software maker issues a new security patch for older versions of its Outlook and Outlook Express email products to fix a trio of software bugs...
CNet

4  Napster -- it's being a bit two-faced
While Napster is eager to help its users share music, there is one kind of sharing it won't tolerate -- anything that belongs to Napster itself...
ZDNet

4  IBM throws $1 billion at wireless Web
Big Blue is hatching a master plan to go mobile in Europe, with $1 billion in new spending and 2,500 additional jobs...
ZDNet

4  'Snooping Bill is technically inept'
Security experts say the UK Government's plans to eavesdrop on cyber-criminals will not work...
BBC