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New Zealand

4  Telecom poised for "JetStream Lite" trial
Telecom is taking names for a trial of a budget 128Kbit/s version of its JetStream ADSL product, but won't be drawn on what commercial pricing for such a product might be...
IDG NZ

4  Telecom's offer for AAPT now unconditional
Telecom has its takeover offer for Australian phone company AAPT at $A7.25 a share is now unconditional...
Stuff

4  All GoGo at WebMedia
Auckland developer WebMedia this week saw the launch of the first major project to flow from its relationship with Hong Kong's Techpacific.com – a $NZ4 million music website called GoGo.com...
IDG

Other

4  Adobe.com domain name relocates to China
A Chinese resident has taken the adobe.com domain name away from imaging software company Adobe Systems...
Fairfax

4  Cashing In on Bogus Patents
A new company encourages people to dig up pre-existing technology that helps debunk bogus patents. And guess who's funding it? Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and the man who claims Amazon's 1-Click Shopping patent is a crock...
Wired

4  Microsoft stock soars 18%
Shares of software giant Microsoft Corp. soared almost 18 percent in midday trading Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected fiscal first-quarter results, driven by stronger-than-expected revenue, cost controls, and a big jump in investment income...
CNNfn

4  A Webcast In The Woods
Artisan Entertainment said a Webcast to promote the sequel to last year's blockbuster “The Blair Witch Project” attracted 100,000 users in its first six hours of operation Wednesday...
TechWeb

4  Rolling Stone Releases Lennon Audio on Web Site
Rolling Stone magazine is marking the 60th anniversary of John Lennon's birthday by releasing never-before-heard audio excerpts from a 1970 interview with the former Beatle on its Web site...
Yahoo

Australia

4  CEOs still waiting for ebusiness return
Only 20% of companies anticipate making money immediately from ebusiness projects, but that's not stopping investment...
NewsWire

4  Guilty plea to email share scam
As a self-employed promoter of web pages and products, Hourmouzis knew the ins and outs of the net and, so the US Securities and Exchange Commission says, saw the way to make some quick money...
Australian IT

4  Will PlayStation2's DVD gambit pay off?
After a number of delays, Sony's long-awaited PlayStation2 console will finally hit Australian shelves on November 30. Promising backward compatibility with existing PlayStation games and vastly improved graphics performance, the success of PlayStation2 will be critical to Sony's future viability...
NewsWire

4  Government.com in three years
Government departments are about to run into some roadblocks as they move to put their business online, with experts saying this week that a shortfall in resources, could pu thefty constraints on the process...
AFR

Other

4  Jobs pledges to fix Apple
Computer maker's CEO promises to address Mac's 'megahertz gap,' sagging school sales and overpriced cubes...
ZDNet

4  CNN, Maya Online Clash Over Domain
Shanghai-based content Web site Maya Online said it is not giving up the domain name of its news Web site, www.cnnews.com despite a recent claim filed against it by American network news giant CNN...
Asia.Internet.com

4  Germany Won't Tax Net Surfers At Work
Even taxation-heavy European countries are having second thoughts about applying too many financial restrictions to the use of online technology...
Newsbytes

4  Deja.com seeking merger partners
Popular site has new financial backing -- but buyers are still being sought for discussion and buying services...
ZDNet