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New Zealand

4  Brokers brood over online trading plans
Brokers are brooding over a Stock Exchange initiative to develop its own online trading system for the public...
NZ Herald

4  Xtra veterans have a place to go
Xtra's status as a training academy for the Internet industry is legendary - and those who have come and gone from Telecom's ISP now have their own Web site...
IDG NZ

4  Opt-in email service makes Scoop deal
Opt-in email marketing vendor Email Impact has struck another partnership - this time with the popular news and comment site Scoop...
IDG NZ

Other

4  Reno Gets to Meat of Carnivore
The Attorney General is getting impatient regarding a review of the FBI's Internet surveillance system: She wants it to start already...
Wired

4  New Napster-like service enables game swapping
Taking a page from Napster's strategy, a group of programmers has begun a project to let people swap games for video game consoles such as the Nintendo 64 or Sega Genesis...
CNet

4  Online piracy of films grows rampant
It's the ultimate horror story for Hollywood executives: millions of people watching the latest movies for free...
CNet

4  Nielsen: Yahoo Draws Users, eBay Keeps Them
Yahoo may be the world's top name on the Net, luring the most people to its site, but recent figures show eBay keeps its visitors hooked far longer...
TechWeb

4  Certification Brings IT Pros More Money
A new survey of annual IT salaries shows that, despite huge increases in certified professionals in the past year, compensation remains steady -- especially among Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers...
TechWeb

Australia

4  WebCentral joins Asian invasion
The Asia-Pacific region's competitive web-hosting market is about to heat up, as Australia's WebCentral goes head-to-head with Hong Kong-based internet company Asia Online...
AFR

4  Australia in top five for Internet use
AUSTRALIA ranks fifth in a list of the world's most Internet-savvy nations, according to a report released today...
Australian IT

4  Australians shun local sites
Australia's top 10 Web sites are dominated by overseas players, according a survey by ACNielsen...
NewsWire

4  Satellite head "extremely distressed"
Dr Kerryn Phelps has broken her long silence over the company's misfortunes...
NewsWire

Other

4  Hackers Shut Myanmar Govt. Web site
Myanmar telecommunications engineers were trying Thursday to restore the military government's Web site after hackers shut it down, a military intelligence officer said...
Yahoo/AP

4  Author King's 'Net Book Seen As One of Kind
Horror writer Stephen King's ground-breaking direct online sale of a novel is an experiment few other authors are likely to try, analysts said on Wednesday...
Yahoo

4  New Computer Virus Hits Japan
A computer virus that could cause e-mail servers to malfunction has made its way from the United States to Japan, with more than 200 cases reported in July, a government-affiliated organization said Thursday...
Yahoo/AP

4  Gates: Antitrust suit 'worse than dumb'
Microsoft's chairman opens up about the Internet, the Xbox and the DOJ in a Red Herring interview...
ZDNet