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New Zealand

4  Akamai taps Ihug for global network
Ihug users should see a big boost in access to global streaming media content when a new cacheing node from Akamai is switched on in the next few days...
IDG NZ

4  Caution for Kiwis on knowledge economy
New Zealand must be wary of getting "carried away by the rhetoric" of the knowledge economy, says Associate Education Minister Steve Maharey...
IDG NZ

Other

4  Visa Sets Net Security Measures
The world's largest credit card company, trying to curb runaway online fraud, says it will implement a set of 10 new security measures that vendors must adhere to...
Wired

4  Women Outnumber Men On The Web In U.S., Study Shows
In an indication of how much the Internet has evolved from its roots as a male-dominated research medium, a new study shows women on the Web now outnumber men, and their ranks are growing far faster...
TechWeb

4  AltaVista puts brakes on DoubleClick ads
The Internet search service says it's selling its own advertising in the United States, taking the sales from the online ad company...
CNet

4  Screensavers could save lives
Your computer could be helping to save lives when you are not using it to play games or surf the internet...
BBC

4  Dot-Com Hopes to Turn Net Into a Consultant's Dream
Why hire so many staff, if you can run a business with a legion of online consultants you need never even meet?...
Yahoo

4  ICANN's Nominees Come Under Fire
Two weeks after the People for Internet Responsibility took aim at the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers for its board selection criteria, another organization has surfaced to question the qualifications of the nominees...
InternetNews

Australia

4  Aussie watchdog cracks down on pyramid seller
A Perth man has been charged by consumer watchdog the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for participating in a pyramid selling scheme via the Internet...
IDG NZ

4  We'll be no.1: FreeOnline
STARTUP ISP FreeOnline has predicted it will overtake Telstra Big Pond by the end of the year to become Australia’s largest ISP...
Australian IT

4  Channel E falls short $5 million
Fierce competition in the online financial services market has pushed takeover candidate Channel E to a $5 million budget blow-out...
NewsWire

4  Westpac launches WAP, but there's a catch
Not all WAP mobile phones will be able to access the mobile banking service...
NewsWire

Other

4  NBC's Web Division Cuts 170 Jobs
NBCi is cutting 170 jobs, or 20 percent of its work force, as part of a continuing retrenchment at the TV network's struggling online division...
Yahoo/AP

4  Hackers won't give Pentagon a break
U.S. Defense Department pleas to computer hackers to quit mischief-making appear to be falling largely on deaf ears...
ZDNet

4  Intel likes what it hears in Napster
Intel sampled Napster and came away singing a new tune: Peer-to-peer networking rocks. Find out what this old-guard chip giant has in store for this hip technology...
ZDNet

4  Media object to firm's using their content
There's a fledgling San Diego company, GoSMS.com, that offers users a free service so they can get news articles and other information on their wireless-telephone screens...
LA Times/Denver Post