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New Zealand

4  Chewing over NZ's future
Eleven Government ministers and 85 business heavyweights will chew over the country's economic future today as the Coalition moves to improve its links with business...
IDG NZ

4  Maori Internet Society wants `.maori.nz' web presence
Maori interests have banded together to push for a specific Maori address space on the Internet...
Stuff

4  Productivity lacking in NZ's new economy
New Zealand companies are still missing out on the main benefit of the knowledge economy - productivity gains...
IDG

Other

4  Government agencies using cookies despite ban
Despite a White House prohibition, 13 government agencies are secretly using technology that tracks the Internet habits of people visiting their Web sites...
CNet

4  Ballmer: Some tech stocks still overvalued
Microsoft's chief executive says some high-tech stocks are still overvalued, and a further market correction could be expected...
CNet

4  New Web Service Warns of Identity Theft
A Web-based system aimed at fighting identity theft debuted on Monday while U.S. regulators mulled new ways of helping disentangle victims from this growing scourge of the Internet age...
Yahoo

4  Layoffs in Internet Sector Jump in October
Job cuts in the Internet sector continued to grow in October and outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas said the pace of layoffs would increase as the year came to an end....
Yahoo

4  A Matter of (Wired News) Style
As part of revamping its style guidelines, Wired News now inserts a hyphen into "e-mail." Does this represent a betrayal of the digital culture or, as copy chief Tony Long argues, a badly needed return to linguistic sanity?...
Wired

Australia

4  Melobourne IT seeks $100m manager role
Melbourne IT, the internet domain names company whose shares have crashed below their issue price, is eyeing a potential $100m-plus revenue opportunity from managing registries and back office services for proposed new top-level domain names...
AFR

4  Agencies miss e-deadline
MORE than one in three Federal Government agencies and departments have missed a key deadline for establishing compulsory online services...
Australian IT

4  ANZ gives up after Free Net failure
The ANZ Bank has sworn off doing deals with Internet service providers after a failed deal with collapsed ISP Free Net...
NewsWire

4  Censorship law `a joke'
INTERNET filtering regulations are a joke and the Online Services Act should be immediately reviewed, according to Electronics Frontier Australia chair Kim Heitman...
Australian IT

Other

4  Universal Music Tests Online Subscription Service
Marking the first time a major record label has distributed songs online via subscription, Universal Music, the world's biggest music company, has started a closed trial run of an ``all-you-can-eat'' Internet music service...
Yahoo

4  RealNetworks, Sony team for RealAudio 8
RealAudio 8, which replaces G2 audio format, blends in the Japanese giant's ATRAC3 digital audio technology...
ZDNN

4  Windows Me knocks out DSL
Some DSL users who upgrade to Windows Me find they lose their superfast connection. The problem? Outdated ISP software...
ZDNN

4  Hacking 101: Learning the tricks
Leandro Oliveira flew in from Brazil to learn how to hack. Little did he know he'd be breaking into his own computer...
USA Today