Sky Initiates Interactivity
Sky TV subscribers get their first taste of true
interactivity this month with the ability to order
pay-per-view movies and in the first quarter of
2001 this will extend to include weather, games
Wireless digital data stream on the horizon for New Zealanders
CHRIS BARTON reports on the quest to deliver fast
internet, interactive TV and telephone services to the
home via one wireless digital data stream...
Others will be allowed to wholesale JetStream, says Telecom
Other players will be able to wholesale
Telecom's JetStream DSL service early next
year, Telecom says, after a deal yesterday to
"beta test" wholesaling exclusively with Clear
Debating the Internet's Domain
The night before the first presidential debate, Internet-savvy
politicos tossed verbiage across the stage at Harvard Law
School. At stake: Seats on the ICANN board, and sway over
domain name assignments...
Senate Passes Visa Bill, 96-1
High-tech workers from foreign countries get a huge,
long-anticipated boost Tuesday morning as the Senate
overwhelmingly passes a bill raising the number of H1-B visas...
Portals have the answers with new advice services
The market for Web sites offering person-to-person advice and consulting services underwent a seismic shift
last week with the entry of portal heavyweight Yahoo, which launched a free service linking questioners with
people who claim specialized knowledge in various disciplines...
DoubleClick buys direct emailer for $191 million
Online advertising company DoubleClick today said it will acquire NetCreations, an opt-in email
marketing service, for $191 million in stock...
Japan warns Apple
Japan's anti-monopoly watchdog, the Fair Trade
Commission (FTC), said on Tuesday it issued a warning to the Japanese unit of
Apple Computer Inc. over suspected fixing of retail prices...