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France unveils anti-piracy plan

French web users caught pirating movies or music could soon be thrown offline. Those illegally sharing files will face the loss of their net access thanks to a newly-created anti-piracy body granted the wide-ranging powers.... More...

U.S. partners with Google on energy savings plan

A partnership between the Google-founded Climate Savers Computing Initiative and a National Governors Association program has already yielded a commitment from two state governments to buy more energy-efficient computers. The governors of Kansas and Minnesota... More...

Intel backs wireless Africa plan

Craig Barrett, chairman of Intel, believes that Africa needs to embrace wireless broadband since it is "cheaper, easier and more efficient to communicate wirelessly." Less than 1% of Africans have access to broadband and only... More...

Wi-fi sharing plan launched in UK

BT has backed a global wireless sharing service called Fon, touting it as the "world's largest wi-fi community" since it lets people share a "small portion" of their home broadband connection by opening up a... More...

Germany approves plan for TV on phones

German anti-monopoly authorities have approved plans by mobile phone operators T-Mobile, O2 and Vodafone to create a joint technical platform to bring television to mobile phones. The three operators will work to develop broadcasts on... More...

AT&T quietly offers $10 DSL plan

AT&T Incorporated has started offering a broadband Internet service for $10 a month, cheaper than any advertised plan. The DSL plan introduced Saturday is part of the concessions made by AT&T to the Federal Communications... More...

Feds Ready Plan to Fight ID Theft

The federal government will release its plan to combat identity theft in the U.S. on Monday. After nearly a year's work, the President's Identity Theft Task Force will release its findings Monday at a press... More...

Sirius: Lower Price Plan With XM Buy

Sirius Satellite Radio Incorporated has announced that its customers would get the option to pay below the current $12.95 per month subscription fee for just the channels they want, if the company's plan to buy... More...

Cablevision Pursuing Wireless Service Plan

Cablevision Systems Corporation said on Tuesday it plans tomake its digital home phone network compatible with any U.S. wirelessnetwork, allowing subscribers to transfer calls between the two.PatriciaGottesman, Cablevision's executive vice-president of product managementand marketing, told... More...

House Passes Compromise Digital TV Plan

The House of Representatives on Monday approved legislation to complete the country's transition to new, higher-quality digital television by February 17, 2009. Under a deal negotiated by Republicans in the Senate and House, a $1.5... More...

Microsoft to Enforce Antispam Plan

Wasting no time with its fight with SPAM Microsoft plans on rolling out its own antispam plan called Sender ID. Microsoft announced that it will incorporate Sender ID into Hotmail, MSN, and its Microsoft.com... More...

Xbox Next game plan at GDC?

Microsoft's Robbie Bach will reportedly discuss next-gen software strategy at the San Jose developer's summit. The consensus in the industry is that the Xbox Next probably won't be released until 2005--at the... More...

Intel 64-bit plan baffles AMD

Intel's announcement that it would finally release its own 64-bit extension to developers next US fiscal quarter has raised eyebrows at rival chip-maker AMD. (Oh I donno... Seems like this baffles not just AMD, but... More...

Yahoo composing music download plan

Yahoo, rethinking earlier plans, is quietly exploring ways to develop a music download service as archrivals Microsoft and America Online place bigger bets on digital song sales. According to knowledgeable sources, Yahoo... More...

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