No easy money for auction sites
A $3.4 million loss for eBay Australia highlights the new challenges faced
in the auction marketplace. Can the dream of a profitable auction site in
Australia be realised?...
$10bn of start-ups in jeopardy
The venture capital industry has warned that up to
$10bn in foreign investment in local start-ups could be
jepardised by the regulatory barriers in the
Government's sweeping tax review...
Crime review prompted by net porn
PRISON terms for Victorians convicted of possessing
child pornography will be increased from two to five years...
How crackers could crash the Internet
Crackers and cyber terrorists who properly understood the Net's construction,
could cut Australia off from the rest of the internet with surgical strikes against key
servers, according to Excite@Home's Milo Medin...
Dot.com Job Losses Rise 55 Percent in August-Survey
Job cuts at Internet companies in August jumped 55 percent from July, led by cuts in
the Web retail sector, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas....
German Cos. Face Private Web Tax
In Germany, personal Web surfing on company time could end up costing your
employer lots more than lost productivity...
FTC, New York sue X-rated sites
The operators of at least 36 adult
entertainment Web sites are accused of illegally billing
Nintendo Unveils Video-Game Console
At a time when its biggest rival is pushing a video game machine that does everything
from play movies to connect to the Internet, Nintendo Co. is sticking to what it knows
best - fun and games...