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New Zealand

4  NZ Urged Skip To LLU
Competitive access to unbundled local loop plus affordable two-way bandwidth are pivotal if New Zealand’s small cutting-edge businesses are to compete in the global economy, says Covad international director James Earl...
NZ.Internet.com

4  IDG launches SearchNOW for .nz
IDG Communications has launched SearchNOW – a search engine dedicated to the .nz space...
IDG NZ

4  NZ lagging behind in closing digital divide
New Zealand is lagging behind the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia in its efforts to close the "digital divide", official reports say...
Stuff

Other

4  DoubleClick cuts 150 jobs
Reeling from cutbacks at dot.com companies, Internet advertising agency DoubleClick laid off about 150 employees, or 7 percent of its work force, industry sources confirmed Tuesday...
CNNfn

4  Coca-Cola considers more Net advertising
U.S. food and drinks company Coca-Cola aims to increase spending on Internet and interactive media advertising in a drive to improve communication with consumers, its chief marketing officer said on Tuesday...
CNet

4  Sun Gives Java Developers A Fast Fix
Sun Microsystems Inc. plans to unveil on Dec. 11 a new version of its Forte Java tools suite, which promises to help users develop enterprise-scale, server-side Java applications more quickly...
TechWeb

4  MP3.com reopens service for free, and for fee
The controversial music-streaming service, My.MP3.com, reappears in two forms--one paid, the other free--as the company attempts to emerge from its legal entanglements...
CNet

4  Bluetooth's Grin Gets Old
Bluetooth fans and Godot have something in common: Folks are still waiting. When will its promise of widespread communication arrive?...
Wired

Australia

4  Broadband access draws flak
The world's two biggest technology companies on Tuesday renewed the attack on the Federal Government and Telstra for failing to deliver affordable broadband internet access across Australia...
AFR

4  Can hacker crack million-dollar dare?
An Australian company, that claims to have developed the ultimate security-proof system, will soon issue a multi-million dollar dare to the hacking underworld. Are you game?...
ZDNet

4  ABC strike: new media under fire
The ABC will be given no extra money to finance online ventures, amid a 24-hour strike over the broadcaster's funds and accusations of management 'obsessing' with new media at the expense of core programming...
ZDNet

4  Telstra announces R&D overhaul
Telstra today announced a major overhaul of its research activities, including the appointment of former Telstra Research Laboratories managing director Hugh Bradlow as Chief Technology Officer...
Fairfax

Other

4  EU Passes Law to Speed Up Internet Revolution
The European Union on Tuesday gave final approval to a law aimed at helping Europe to catch up with the Internet revolution in the United States and Asia...
Yahoo

4  China To Tighten Web Regulation
In its latest effort to place restrictions on Internet usage, China intends to tighten regulation of online bulletin boards, Beijing's top telecommunications official said Tuesday...
AP

4  Mac OS X apps on a slow track
Developers are making the transition to Mac OS X, but few predict their products will be ready when the new OS ships. One exception? Microsoft...
ZDNet

4  Microsoft buys game firm
Microsoft Corp., the leading computer software company, said on Tuesday it would acquire privately held game developer Digital Anvil, continuing its push to acquire game makers for its soon-to-be-released console...
CNNfn