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New Zealand

4  New Domainz CEO interim only
The Internet Society will hire an interim chief executive to manage Domainz until a working party report into the structure of the registry operation in New Zealand is completed...
IDG NZ

4  Wellington tops brain-drain list
Wellington is the biggest victim of New Zealand's "brain drain", losing more young professionals to jobs overseas than any other centre, according to new migration statistics...
Stuff

4  Watson pushes FlyingPig shuffle
New Zealand's largest appliance retailer, the Pacific Retail Group, is considering boosting its investment in fledgling internet store FlyingPig...
NZ Herald

Other

4  Online Prices Not Created Equal
Variable pricing has hit the Web. Amazon charges different prices for the same products depending on who visits, and that's hacking off some loyal customers...
Wired

4  AmEx unveils "disposable" credit card numbers
American Express today announced a new suite of online security and privacy products, the first of which is a "disposable" credit card number for its members...
CNet

4  FTC orders porn sites to pay up
The Federal Trade Commission today announced a $37.5 million judgment against the operators of at least six Internet pornography sites who billed customers for services they didn't purchase...
CNet

4  More Than 295 Million Worldwide Log On At Home
In most countries, more people have Internet access at home than at work, Nielsen/NetRatings' report finds...
TechWeb

4  Sega Seeks Net Profits
It's No. 3 with dark-horse Microsoft fast approaching, so Sega turns to ISP services to put them back in the black. SegaNet adds head-to-head play to games such as Quake...
Wired

Australia

4  Free Net access docks in Sydney
IBM has moored a large pontoon in Darling Harbour offering free Internet access for the duration of the Olympics...
NewsWire

4  Wayne's World belongs in Tomorrowland
HIS name is Bos, Wayne Bos, and those who put their faith in the renowned dotcom deal-maker are praying that tomorrow never dies...
AustralianIT

4  Telstra to consider its options
D-day has arrived for Suausage Software, with Telstra to decide if it will exercise the first in a series of options, which would take its total holding to about 20pc of the expanded capital...
AFR

4  Surfboard contractors' future in doubt
MINING and e-commerce company Surfboard has put most of its workers on notice that they might be asked to leave within the next 30 days...
Australian IT

Other

4  SafetyTips.com Unit Buys APBnews.com for $575,000
The fate of crime news Internet site APBnews.com was finally determined Thursday after SafetyTips.com Inc. bought the assets of APB Online Inc. for $575,000 cash...
Yahoo

4  Web vandal strikes again for Napster
With the equivalent of digital graffiti, one vandal protests the music industry's lawsuit against Napster...
ZDNN

4  Microsoft's surgical strike team
Their job is to watch the Linux, Unix and NetWare competition. But some rivals claim that spreading FUD is part of Doug Miller & Co.'s job, too...
ZDNN

4  MP3.com decision a misguided one
I'm not usually in the business of second-guessing a federal judge, but U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff's order that MP3.com (MPPP) pay $118,000 ($25,000 per CD) to Universal Music strikes me as lunacy...
Upside.com