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New Zealand

4  Currency crisis sparks summit to find solution
Prime Minister Helen Clark this week sent out invitations to hand-picked business people to an all-day hui next month...
NZ Herald

4  Herald online offers travel bookings on the Net
The Herald online has drawn together a range of partners to turn its online travel section into an interactive e-commerce service...
NZ Herald

4  Call in anytime, Bill
Information Minister Paul Swain has extended a standing invitation to Microsoft chairman and chief...
NZ Herald

Other

4  Reno Talks Tough on Piracy
The attorney general says organized crime's infringement of intellectual property should be prosecuted as vigorously as drug trafficking or money laundering...
Wired

4  When Air Isn't Free
The U.S. government is poised to rake in billions of dollars in an upcoming auction of licenses for wireless telecommunications spectrum. But regulators are facing fire from a company that claims it already owns the licenses...
Wired

4  Study: Government Web sites weak on privacy, security
update U.S. government Web sites and computer systems are failing to ensure adequate privacy and security, according to reports issued by the General Accounting Office...
CNet

4  U.S. Web Sites Fail Privacy Test, GAO Says
Only three percent of surveyed U.S. government Web sites fully meet proposed privacy standards for commercial Web sites, a congressional report said on Tuesday...
Yahoo

4  Canadians Use Web to Weed Out Prostitution
Across Canada, community groups are using one of the world's newest technologies to fight the oldest profession...
Yahoo

Australia

4  Telstra ignores Gates rebuke
MICROSOFT chief Bill Gates delivered a thinly disguised rebuke to Telstra yesterday, warning Australia it could miss out on the broadband revolution enabling high-speed internet access and data transmission because of a slow rollout of supporting infrastructure...
Australian IT

4  Australia slim on ecommerce opportunities
Local ecommerce opportunities are so limited that companies will not be able to support a viable Australian Internet venture, according to an Australian analyst...
NewsWire

4  Internet casinos continue to bleed
Two Australian online gambling companies have reported significant losses, but say the show must go on...
NewsWire

4  $7600 buys consultant with `New York ethics'
WHAT can a government get for $7600 a day these days? When it comes to New York adviser Shaw Pittman, the law firm that has self-proclaimed "audacious goals", Australia has bought itself some of the most expensive advice in the world...
Australian IT

Other

4  Web info lacks currency
Despite the internet's reputation for being the place where it is all happening, a lot of the information on the web is old and untrustworthy, say researchers...
BBC

4  Learning from failed business models
A year ago when I was starting Fertilemind.net, I visited business friends to talk to them about it, and of course, to see if they could help. One person I called on was Robert Norton...
Upside

4  Killer business models
There has been monumental change in the last few months in how Internet companies are valued...
Upside

4  Gates: English the Language on Net
English will remain the language of the World Wide Web despite skyrocketing Internet use in Asia, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates said Tuesday...
AP