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New Zealand

4  Rough landing for Watson's flying e-tailer
The future of internet shopping took another twist yesterday as two of the country's highest-profile e-tailers confirmed changes in ownership...
NZ Herald

4  Telecom Pay TV Saga Avoids Court
Telecomís has avoided revelations about its aborted 1995 integrated pay TV and high-speed data network being dragged through the High Court...
NZ.Internet.com

4  BankDirect opens Virtual Trading Room
BankDirect is bolstering its customer services with the introduction of online share trading that can be accessed by secure password from anywhere in the world...
Stuff

Other

4  Little News From Big China
China issues new Internet regulations that prevent news sites from writing or editing their own news. Also, writers and editors need to have "relevant" experience...
Wired

4  PSINet assailed as spam contract surfaces
Troubled Internet service provider PSINet acknowledged providing access to a sender of bulk unsolicited commercial email, bolstering critics' claims that some of the world's largest ISPs knowingly do business with spammers in violation of stated anti-spam policies...
CNet

4  Sony confident about personal robots' future
The creator of Sony robot-pet Aibo said Tuesday his toy will be the companion of the future but that its days as a guide dog for the blind are still far off....
CNet

4  Microsoft Beefs Up E-Commerce Plan with New Services
Microsoft Corp. on Monday launched a set of products and services to let businesses large and small put their operations online, another piece in the software giant's .NET shift to the Internet...
Yahoo

4  RNC Site Shut Down by Hackers
The Republican National Committee's website was hacked and replaced with an anti-Bush tirade. An RNC spokesman says "it's obviously a dirty trick" by the Democrats...
Wired

Australia

4  BMG Australia puts music on Web
The record company has agreed to offer 14 "promotional" songs from Australian artists for free download over the Internet...
NewsWire

4  Teachers denied Net access
Most teachers are forced to resort to the school library or administration office to access the Internet, according to a survey by ACNielsen...
NewsWire

4  One.Tel pulls out of race
ONE.TEL has pulled out of the federal Government's auction of mobile phone licences next year putting in serious jeopardy the Howard Government's 2001 Budget forecasts...
Australian IT

4  Trend-setter out of step with net fashion
Remo Giuffri is a man unused to being on the wrong side of a fashion trend. The founder of the ultra-hip REMO General Store Giuffri helped define Australian retail fashion in the 1990s. Now he wants to recreate his REMO store on the net, but so far funding has eluded him...
AFR

Other

4  New flare-up in battle over e-books
It's writers vs. publishers, even in the brave new electronic book world. And it's publishers vs. publishers when it comes to e-book business models...
ZDNet

4  Yahoo!'s groundbreaking election site
The site is offering complete coverage with real-time returns and streaming video from voting precincts...
ZDNet

4  European Coffee Machine Will Send Its Own E-Mail
Coffee has always been an integral part of the Internet revolution -- and never more so than Tuesday this week when European coffee company Lavazza and technology supplier eDevice launched a coffee machine that sends e-mail...
Internetnews.com

4  Hacker Pleads Guilty to Invading JPL, Stanford Computers
A 20-year-old hacker who seized control of sensitive computer programs at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena and at Stanford University pleaded guilty to federal charges Monday...
LA Times