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New Zealand

4  Fraud insurance offered to online merchants and consumers
A New Zealand insurance broker is to offer protection to online merchants and users from credit card fraud...
IDG NZ

4  FlyingPig backer wants out
Entrepreneur Eric Watson is considering quitting his investment in online retailer FlyingPig, amid global uncertainty about the future of shopping over the internet....
NZ Herald

4  Domainz CEO walks
Controversial Domainz chief executive Patrick O'Brien is to leave the company at the end of this month...
IDG NZ

Other

4  MS Releases Privacy Patch
Following up on plans to give IE users more cookie control, Microsoft releases a software patch meant to help people distinguish between local cookies from third-party ones...
Wired

4  Buddy, can you spare some processing time?
The time is coming when you'll be able to collect money for all that time your computer spends twiddling its thumbs while you're at the coffee machine, asleep, or even pausing between keystrokes...
CNet

4  Ad-revenue worries weigh down Yahoo
Yahoo shares fell about 6 percent on concern that advertising revenue at the Internet search service and other Web companies may decline...
CNet

4  Microsoft told to pay up
A federal judge has ordered Microsoft to pay $1 million to a small Connecticut company against which she said the software giant engaged in "wanton, reckless" and deceptive business practices...
CNNfn

4  Amazon.com Move Worries Privacy Pros
Consumers who have heretofore ignored privacy issues on the Internet might want to sit up and take notice. Dot-com kingpin Amazon.com is changing its privacy policy and can--at its own discretion--make customer information available to partners and others...
TechWeb

Australia

4  Chance to play winning hand on net
INTERNET gambling sites could be Australia's last opportunity to promote itself as a world leader on the internet, Kerry Packer said yesterday...
Australian IT

4  Take long view on T2 shares, says PM
TELSTRA shareholders should take a long-term view on their sinking investment and not be swayed by day-to-day price movements, the Prime Minister said yesterday...
Australian IT

4  Net banking back on, says St George
The bank says its Internet banking is available again, but the online attacks that have crippled the service this week are continuing...
NewsWire

4  Victoria mum on e-commerce plan
Multimedia Victoria has secret e-commerce plans for the State Government that it hopes will outstrip the rest of the nation...
ZDNN Australia

Other

4  Venture Capitalists Investing More, But Favoring Different Sectors
Venture capital investments in the first half of 2000 have already blown past the amount funneled into businesses in all of 1999, but market volatility and choosy investors are still managing to make their marks on this financial year's figures...
TechWeb

4  Mobile positioning: Track your friends
With mobile positioning, your phone could become a personal tracking device, allowing your family, friends and boss to know where you are at all times...
ZDNN

4  Bloomberg, Internet Wire Sued Over Emulex
A Florida investor has filed a lawsuit against Internet Wire and Bloomberg LP over a false press release that led to a nosedive in the shares of Emulex Corp. last week in one of the biggest Web-based financial hoaxes ever, attorneys said on Friday...
Yahoo

4  Scour Lays Off Two-Thirds of Staff
A company that makes software for trading music and video over the Internet is laying off two-thirds of its staff, fueling speculation about the firm's collapse...
AP