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New Zealand

4  Former Domainz boss heads for Singapore
The chief executive of New Zealand's Internet address registry, Patrick O'Brien, will leave New Zealand next month to run Singaporean multilingual Internet registry i-DNS...
Stuff

4  NZ economic competitiveness ranking down to 20th
New Zealand's economic competitiveness has slipped to 20th in world rankings, dropping from 13th last year, according to a survey by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum...
NZ Herald

4  Wilson & Horton Interactive gets major upgrade
The online division of NZ Herald publisher Wilson & Horton is upgrading its IT infrastructure in a move which technology manager Patrick Van Rinsvelt says will transform its Web service from corporate to carrier grade...
IDG NZ

Other

4  Gov't Says Napster Violates Law
As if the recording industry isn't enough of a thorn in Napster's side, the government has filed a brief -- along with 20 entertainment groups -- defending a federal judge's ruling against the company...
Wired

4  MP3.com: Music Will Play On
CEO Michael Robertson will soon put the "infringing" my.mp3.com CD-listening service back online -- despite losing in court this week to Universal Music Group...
Wired

4  Western Union Web site hacked
The money transferring company warns thousands of online customers that hackers have broken into the company's Web site...
CNet

4  SDMI Offers Cash To Tech-Cracking Hackers
The Secure Digital Music Initiative issued a public challenge to hackers this week when it asked them to crack technologies it is proposing as Phase II screening techniques to protect digital music...
TechWeb

4  MSFT unveils TV software
In a move that could blur the lines between televised entertainment and surfing the Internet on a personal computer, Microsoft Corp. said Friday that it will make software to enable PCs to view a future generation of enhanced television services...
CNNfn

Australia

4  Hackers' invitation to hit system links
Australia's top companies are inviting hardened technophiles to attack their inner sanctum in a bid to appraise their weak links in what is emerging as the hard-nosed new approach to risk management...
NewsWire

4  Portal stakes out Oz
A mining company has reserved over 90 domain names prefixed with 'Oz' for a local portal venture...
NewsWire

4  Travel profits slump as sales soar
Despite soaring sales, online travel provider travel.com.au has suffered a net loss of $7.7 million...
NewsWire

4  Olympic sites second only to soccer
Aussies pledged allegiance to AFL during the past five weeks and surfed soccer sites as the finals were played -- snubbing Olympics sites dedicated to covering the Sydney 2000 Summer Games...
ZDNet

Other

4  Slowdown in Online Advertising
A slowdown in online advertising is translating into a painful comedown for the Internet's glamour stock, Yahoo! Corp., and other popular Web sites that sell ads to pay their bills...
Yahoo/AP

4  Ballmer: MS .Net 'most critical'
As Microsoft celebrates its 25th anniversary, president and CEO Steve Ballmer looks back with pride and forward to the next big thing -- Microsoft .Net...
ZDNN

4  Are pornography sites looking back at you?
The key issue about the Internet privacy debate is this: Does a Web site know who you really are?...
Knight Ridder

4  High Court Takes No Action on Microsoft
The Supreme Court took no action on the Microsoft appeal Friday, leaving open the question of when it will decide whether to hear a direct appeal of the case from the trial court...
Yahoo