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New Zealand

4  Let there be light
Southern Cross Cable Network says "all systems are go" for the scheduled launch of its 30,500km trans-Pacific cable network next Wednesday...
IDG NZ

4  Template Builder on Web
A New Zealand developed software application is destined to become the standard document automation tool for Windows 2000 following its official launch this week...
NZ.Internet.com

4  TelstraSaturn and Jade join forces
Telstra Saturn and software company Jade are joining forces to compete with the likes of Unisys and esolutions in providing e-commerce solutions online...
IDG NZ

Other

4  News Websites Win in Elections
Did Al Gore invent Internet traffic? "There's no question, this will be the biggest day in Web history for news and information sites," says an analyst from Nielsen/Netratings...
Wired

4  Sony scrounging for PlayStation 2 parts
Sony is in talks with companies in Taiwan to solve parts shortages for its PlayStation 2 game console, according to reports....
CNet

4  Torvalds: Linux 2.4 To Go Gold In December
Enhanced kernel offers what corporations need most: greater scalability...
TechWeb

4  For Election Updates, Internet Disappoints
It was the first U.S. presidential election since the Internet became a mainstream source of breaking news, but many people seeking the latest results in the nail-biting contest had more luck with an old-fashioned source of information -- television...
Yahoo

4  Hacker War Rages in Holy Land
Israel and Palestine supporters have been flailing away at each other in cyberspace for more than a month, hacking and attacking each others' websites...
Wired

Australia

4  Hacker hits National Library Intranet
Someone has attacked the National Library of Australia, leaving a cryptic message on part of its Web site...
ZDNet

4  House of the future on show
THE first fully internet-enabled home in the southern hemisphere has been unveiled in Sydney...
Australian IT

4  Market fails to warm to new Sausage
As he put together the deal for Sausage Software to buy IT services firm SMS Consulting earlier this year, self-proclaimed "company builder" Wayne Bos claimed the acquisition would increase Sausage's revenues and profits by five times...
AFR

4  Rothschild sets up high-tech venture capital fund
Global investment bank Rothschild has jumped into the burgeoning high-tech venture capital arena with a $53 million fund, dubbed the e-Fund...
AFR

Other

4  Netscape 6.0: Best ... or buggiest?
When you're developing an open-source browser, beta testers are likely to be a lot more open with criticisms of your product...
ZDNet

4  Sun tries to cope with server flaw
Sun says an elusive memory flaw that plagued its 'rock-solid' reliable servers is history, but critics say not...
ZDNet

4  Wiring City Streets, Via the Sewers
The rush to build the information superhighway has left broken city streets in its wake as the new infrastructure upends the old...
Washington Post

4  Open source software is NOT free!
Open source software does not come free of cost, and those who pay for it with their own sweat and effort are the ones who own it...
ZDNet