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posted in December 2007
Interest in the Beijing Olympics and user-generated content are predicted to boost IPTV adoption worldwide.
Stringent security protocols protect riders, officials say, despite recent claims that hackers can access information, including credit card numbers.
New owners signed up for accounts and downloaded software, according to a Hitwise survey.
An annual survey also found that the government is no longer the top provider of startup funding, as 53% of all initiatives received startup funding from hospitals.
The new law prohibits anyone convicted of using a computer to commit a sex offense from using computers or accessing the Internet for part or all of their parole.
A software engineer says he accessed a New York City cab's video display system files after seeing an error message on the screen.
The country is shy of a predicted 1.3 million mainland customers for the year but could recover with a cooperative business model, analysts suggest.
But hard-core gamers will probably stick to handheld devices for more sophisticated games, says Parks Associates.
A panel weighing Antigua's complaint that the online gambling ban violates free trade agreements said Antigua has no effective trade sanctions against the United States.
The Tuesday and Wednesday before Christmas continue to be the peak days for visiting shopping and shipping sites, according to Hitwise.
When one country rules that an applicant has a patentable claim, the applicant can request fast-track examination through both countries and obtain patents faster.
Amazon said its customers ordered over 5.4 million items, or 62.5 items a second, when sales peaked on Dec. 10.
The war on terror has spurred spending on advanced technologies, but also has shifted money away from pure-play IT projects, says Input.
The Remote Gambling Association charges that the United States goes after European online gambling companies while ignoring U.S. online gaming operators.
The FTC urges Web sites to explain clearly that information is collected for targeted advertising and allow consumers to choose whether their information is gathered.
Reviewers determined the acquisition would not harm competition and that privacy concerns should be dealt with through additional guidelines.
The company was sued by film companies for directing Internet users to movies they could illegally download with BitTorrent software.
The trial involving the Linux developer is scheduled to resume in Oakland, Calif., on Jan. 14.
Most of the IT workers polled support free trade, a hands-off approach to the Internet, individual responsibility for privacy, and stronger intellectual property protections.
SNL Kagan predicts that average on-demand revenue per user will exceed $5 a month by 2010 and $6.56 a month, or about $79 annually, within 10 years.
Chairwoman Majoras said that the law and rules do not require her to bow out of the Google-DoubleClick proceedings.
Shoppers use Internet searches to find that perfect gift. Search engines still drive the most traffic to retail sites, accounting for 29% of their traffic, while social shopping sites, coupon Web sites, and gift card searches also have seen a surge this year.
Consumers could be eligible for up to $500 toward replacement software for turning in sellers of pirated programs.
A federal court upheld a decision that eBay intentionally infringed on patents held by MercExchange.
The agreement provides applicants with a simpler process, reduced costs, and more legal certainty.
The federal agency and seven states have filed a complaint that consumers' bank accounts were unfairly debited for fraudulent sellers.
AskEraser can eliminate a users' IP addresses, user IDs, session ID cookies, and the complete text of search queries from the Ask.com servers.
The comScore study examined search patterns related to game consoles, mobile phones, and portable music players on home and work computers.
New developments will allow consumers' gaming behavior to evolve and create new business models, says Understanding & Solutions, a British consulting firm.
Both sides continue to hit the Internet hard with their respective messages, including video clips and slick Web effects.
Imeem now has deals with all four major music companies to compensate them and their artists by sharing ad revenue.
A review of 50 community-generated articles judged them more accurate, thorough, up-to-date and easy to read.
The debate stems from a bill that would make it easier to require Internet merchants, mail-order houses and other "remote sellers" to collect across state lines.
The winner, from a pool of 20 finalists, received a $5,000 debit card and a meeting with Fox Searchlight Pictures production executives.
Disruptive technologies like SaaS and Web 2.0 will also become the norm, according to IDC's forecast.
People in highest income brackets were more likely to make price their top priority than those who earn the least.
The social networking site will let users turn off the highly criticized ad platform entirely.
CompTIA survey shows that HDTV and game consoles top many holiday wish lists in 2007.
Justice Department prosecutors argue that Jammie Thomas' $222,000 judgment is in line with the U.S. Copyright Act.
Apple will fill a 32,000-square-foot area to occupy more than half the building, including nearly 235 feet of storefront space.
Forecasts from researchers at Understanding & Solutions point to worldwide growth that may help offset revenue losses.
Inventor Dahn Trinh also received a $5,000 prize from iRobot for his plant-watering robot.
Perfect 10 argued that its online adult magazine business had been hurt by foreign sites that pirated pictures of nude models.