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|161:|| MP3.com to be Shut Down|
"Cash strapped French media giant Vivendi Universal has closed the European arm of MP3.com, the online music site that it bought for GBP 265m two years ago."
|July 10, 2003|
|162:|| Make Love Not Spam|
About a month or so ago, Lycos Europe started beta testing a screen saver that uses a computer's idle time and spare bandwidth to launch pester requests at blacklisted Spam domains.
|Dec 2, 2004|
|163:|| Malware Attacks and The Average Computer User|
"For people like my neighbors it was really hard to even figure out which security messages were bogus and which were real, which is of course what the malware writers want to have happen."
|Aug 31, 2007|
|164:|| Mariposa Virus Botnet Hacker Arrested|
"They guys behind it said it was more successful than they had intended to be,"
|July 28, 2010|
|165:|| Mark Cuban: Only a 'moron' would buy YouTube|
"Billionaire investor and dot-com veteran Mark Cuban had harsh words Thursday for YouTube, the online site that lets people share video clips, saying only a "moron" would purchase the wildly popular start-up."
|Sept 29, 2006|
|166:|| Mastercard Site Hit By 'Hacktivists' Over Wikileaks|
"It has pledged to launch denial-of-service attacks on websites it sees as anti-Wikileaks."
|Dec 8, 2010|
|167:|| Media Ignores Enterprise Level IT|
"These are tech vendors with billions in profits that are largely ignored by business press... Oracle ($22 billion in revenue, $5 billion in profits) only cracks the top 10 companies by coverage for one of the eight publications..."
|Mar 10, 2010|
|168:|| Merry Christmas|
"Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!"
|Dec 25, 2010|
|169:|| Microsoft Encarta Dies After Long Battle With Wikipedia|
"The Encarta software will be removed from stores by June, Microsoft said, and the affiliated worldwide Web sites will be closed by the end of October. (The Japanese site will continue until the end of December.)"
|Mar 31, 2009|
|170:|| Microsoft Gets Largest Civil Award Against European Spammer|
The software giant says it won a court order requiring spammer Paul Fox to pay UK Sterling 45,000.
|Sept 13, 2006|
|171:|| Microsoft Opposes Net Neutrality Plan On Its Proxy|
"Microsoft Corp. wants to block an effort for a shareholder vote forcing the world's largest software maker to explain its support for Internet network neutrality, according to a company letter obtained by Reuters on Tuesday."
|July 26, 2006|
|172:|| Microsoft and Google Trade Blows Over Office 2010 and Docs|
"The war of words between Microsoft and Google over Office 2010 and its entry into online, cloud-based applications heated up today as both companies again took shots at each other."
|May 14, 2010|
|173:|| Microsoft, Washington State Sue Scareware Purveyors|
"Microsoft Corp. and the state of Washington this week filed lawsuits against a slew of "scareware" purveyors, scam artists who use fake security alerts to frighten consumers into paying for worthless computer security software."
|Sept 30, 2008|
|174:|| Microsoft, Yahoo In Alliance To Combat Lottery Scams|
"Microsoft and Yahoo have formed a group with two other partners to give law enforcement a hand in stopping bogus lottery scams and educating Internet surfers."
|Oct 28, 2008|
|175:|| Microsoft: Google Was 'Wake - Up Call'|
"Watching Google Inc. rake in advertising revenue "was a wake-up call within Microsoft," the company's top technical executive, Ray Ozzie, said Tuesday. But he said Microsoft plans to do more than simply mimic Google by rolling out Web-based versions of desktop programs or following its particular search and advertising model."
|Feb 28, 2007|
|176:|| Mobile Ads "will be slow" On Take Up, Says Ad Group|
"But it was still at the experimental stage, and many brands and mobile operators were wary of alienating customers."
|May 22, 2008|
|177:|| Monster to Acquire HotJobs from Yahoo|
"Yahoo said it will continue to provide search and display advertising, content distribution and its APT ad platform to its newspaper partners."
|Feb 4, 2010|
|178:|| My Poor Bloated Inbox|
"My approach is more the septic tank approach - once in a while, you have to pump the darn thing out to make it work right. I've found that letting this stuff age has some benefits, as mass deletion becomes a lot easier when stuff is months old. "
|May 12, 2003|
|179:|| My WebmasterWorld Hymn||Sept 3, 2004|
|180:|| MySpace Bug Leaks Teen Data|
"A security hole in the popular MySpace social networking site allowed users to view entries marked "private", a crucial protection for users aged under 16, according to weekend reports."
|Aug 30, 2006|
|181:|| MySpace Sued for Failing to Protect Minors|
"The lawsuit claims that the Web site does not require users to verify their age and calls the security measures aimed at preventing strangers from contacting users younger than 16 "utterly ineffective."
|June 21, 2006|
|182:|| MySpace Sues 'Spam King' Over Fake Profiles|
"MySpace.com sued Sanford Wallace, who became known as the King of Spam in the 1990s, for setting up dummy profiles to direct MySpace users..."
|Mar 27, 2007|
|183:|| Myspace Sold to Specific Media, Estimated at $35 Million|
The price is well below the $100 million that News Corp. had been hoping for and a chasm away from Myspace's one-time billion valuation.
|June 30, 2011|
|184:|| NLPC Exposes Alleged Home of Top Google Executive|
"In a move to highlight security concerns over Google Street View and Google Earth, the NLPC (National Legal and Policy Center) wanted to show just how much information is available."
|Aug 4, 2008|
|185:|| NY Times Victimized by a Malicious Ad Swap|
"The New York Times Company said on Monday that NYTimes.com was the victim of an attacker who first posed as a legitimate advertiser, then started hitting site visitors with aggressive advertisements that appeared to be warnings about viruses."
|Sept 15, 2009|
|186:|| NYT And Twitter Problems Continue Following DNS Hack|
In recent months, the hackers have targeted major media companies including the Financial Times, Washington Post, CNN and BBC.
|Aug 28, 2013|
|187:|| Net Neutrality - FCC Poised to Pass Controversial Set of Rules|
The FCC appears poised to pass a controversial set of rules that broadly create two classes of Internet access, one for fixed-line providers and the other for the wireless Net.
|Dec 21, 2010|
|188:|| Net Virus Publishes Browsing History and Demands Payment For Removal|
"A new type of malware infects PCs using file-share sites and publishes the user's net history on a public website before demanding a fee for its removal."
|Apr 16, 2010|
|189:|| New IE security flaw called 'Extremely Critical'|
Flaw in Internet Explorer allows malicious code to be loaded on Windows XP machines, even with SP2 installed.
|Jan 11, 2005|
|190:|| New Jersey Teen Hacks and Unlocks iPhone|
"..unlocked to iPhone to make it work on other networks."
|Aug 28, 2007|
|191:|| New Net Neutrality Bill Introduced|
"Two Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced a bill that would subject broadband providers to antitrust violations if they block or slow Internet traffic."
|May 9, 2008|
|192:|| News Corp. To End Free News Access|
"News Corp is set to start charging online customers for news content across all its websites."
|Aug 8, 2009|
|193:|| Nokia Acquires Symbian To Make Phone Software Royalty Free|
"Symbian's software is used in two-thirds of smartphones..."
|June 24, 2008|
|194:|| OS Google? Or just a Google Branded Linux Distro?|
Will we see a Linux distro or a WebAp based Google OS with the Google badge on it before the end of the year?
|Sept 5, 2005|
|195:|| October U.S. Search Share Shows Google Up|
"The total number of searches decreased 2 percent to 7.78 billion for the U.S., Nielsen said. Google's searches increased 8.1 percent to 4.76 billion for the month, giving the company a 61.2 percent share of the market."
|Nov 26, 2008|
|196:|| One Third of US Thumbs Nose at Internet|
"...the main reason potential customers say they do not subscribe to the Internet is because of the low value to their daily lives..."
|Mar 24, 2007|
|197:|| Online Predator Bill Becomes Law|
"KIDS Act of 2008"
|Oct 15, 2008|
|198:|| Path Settles With FTC Over Charges It Deceived Consumers and Improperly Collected Personal Information|
"This settlement with Path shows that no matter what new technologies emerge, the agency will continue to safeguard the privacy of Americans."
|Feb 1, 2013|
|199:|| Phishing Up In 2007|
"Phishing attacks in the US soared in 2007 as 1.6bn lstg was lost to these attacks, according to a survey by Gartner."
|Dec 21, 2007|
|200:|| Pirate Bay Team Found Guilty In Copyright Law Case|
"Nothing will happen to TPB, this is just theatre for the media."
|Apr 17, 2009|