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New Zealand

4  Lion looks for 'real blokes' with hot online magazine
Lion Red has returned to its blokish marketing tactics of yore, signing up to part-sponsor a new online men's magazine...
NZ Herald

4  All networks to be capable of interception
The Ministry of Economic Development is drawing up a plan to require all public telecommunications networks voice and digital - to be capable of interception...
IDG NZ

4  Roll with the e-commerce wave, says PM
Get on the e-commerce wave and roll with it, says Prime Minister Helen Clark...
Stuff

Other

4  Report: Microsoft Hacked Again
Several sources are reporting that Microsoft's own security has again been breached, this time by a Dutch hacker calling himself Dimitri...
7am.com

4  Pay to play Napster?
Is it the end of Napster as we know it? German media conglomerate Bertelsmann formed an alliance with the online music-swapping service this week, signaling a significant shift in the so far hostile face-off between the major record labels and Napster...
CNet

4  Funding For Web Companies Slows, But Not Much
Venture spending on Internet startups has faded, but not as much as some might have expected since the dot-com shakeout...
TechWeb

4  Analysts Await Adobe's E-Publishing Story
Adobe Systems Inc. , the dominant maker of software for the print publishing market, on Monday will tell financial analysts how it expects to remake itself as a leader in the booming Web and wireless publishing realm...
Yahoo

4  Crackers Attack Pro-Israeli Site
Credit card numbers are lifted from the website of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee. The website is also defaced with pro-Palestinian slogans...
Wired

Australia

4  Cash-burn firms asked to explain
Spike Networks, ISIS Communications, Realestate.com.au and VivaNET were among companies called on by the ASX to account for the high burn-up of cash they reported in their quarterly summaries last week....
AFR

4  End of road for industry maverick AAPT
AAPT was the first telecommunications carrier to trade on the Australian Stock Exchange but today, 24 hours short of its third anniversary on the ASX, Australia's third-largest telco will be suspended...
Australian IT

4  Startup to coax business online
Web startup Bobs.com.au claims it can persuade 1,000 Australian small to medium businesses to sell over the Internet...
NewsWire

4  Anger brews over online wine shop
THE Olsen Government has been accused of sidelining South Australia's bottle shop industry by funding an online wine sale facility as part of the National Wine Centre being built in Adelaide...
Australian IT

Other

4  [US] Government Raising High-Tech Pay
The [US] government is raising salaries by as much as 33 percent for thousands of technology workers in an effort to better compete with private companies for employees...
AP

4  Beware the bugs at Internet speed
Automatic anti-virus updates are touted as the solution to lightning-fast virus outbreaks. They could also become a recipe for disaster...
ZDNet

4  Could Apple make the x86 leap?
What would it take for Apple to switch from PowerPC chips? Developers said the gap really isn't all that wide...
ZDNet

4  Don't believe the hype about Wap
THE current crop of television advertisements extolling the virtues of wireless application protocol (Wap) mobile-phone services is probably doing more harm than good to the mobile e-commerce cause...
Sunday Times UK