The Pentagon approves a flying car!

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Come one, come all to Big Kyle's Discount Auto Sales lot to see the newest in stock PAVs! These babies come fully loaded with room for 4 people! They have a sleek, shiny, stealthy coat...

DVD Forum approves Triple Layer HD DVD Version 2.0

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The DVD Forum, the international organization that oversees standardization of DVD and HD DVD optical disc formats, has finally approved version 2.0 of triple-layer HD DVD discs, meaning manufacturers can now begin production of HD...

Germany approves plan for TV on phones

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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...

Judge Approves Settlement in Iowa Microsoft Lawsuit

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District Court Judge Scott Rosenberg in Polk County, Iowa, approved a $179.95 million settlement in the Iowa class-action lawsuit against Microsoft Corp yesterday; the settlement was originally announced in April but had not been finalized...

EU approves NBC, News Corp. video site

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EU regulators have allowed media companies NBC Universal and News Corporation to launch their joint online video site. The European Commission approved the venture automatically after identifying no antitrust concerns and receiving no complaints from...

Internet Regulator Approves .tel Domain

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ICANN (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) unanimously approved the creation of the new .tel Top Level Domain (TLD) and awarded the contract to UK-based Telnic Ltd. The .tel domain is intended to...

EU approves Oracle's pursuit of Peoplesoft

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The European Commission approved Oracle Corp.'s proposed $7.7 billion hostile takeover of rival software company PeopleSoft Inc. on Tuesday, clearing the last competition hurdle to the deal. The deal was approved without any conditions, Commission...

US House Panel Approves Bill to Combat Spyware

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Although the US didn't get the no spam list looks like we'll be getting some better. Thursday U.S. congressional panel endorsed a bill that's designed to crack down on "spyware". This bill was introduced...

California senate approves anti-Gmail bill

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The California state senate on Thursday approved a bill that takes aim at Google's new Gmail service, placing strict limits on e-mail providers seeking to scan customer messages for advertising and other purposes. ...

Senate Approves CAN SPAM Act

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The U.S. Senate Tuesday gave final approval to the CAN SPAM Act, following last weekend's overwhelming vote on the landmark federal anti-spam bill by the U.S. House of Representatives. If signed into law by President...

Senate approves antispam bill

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The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to outlaw deceptive spam and to set up a "do not spam" registry for those who do not want to receive unsolicited commercial e-mail. Internet spammers who flood e-mail inboxes...

Federal Judge Approves CD Antitrust Deal

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If you filed a claim, apparently your potentially going to get $13! Cool! A federal judge approved a settlement agreement Friday in a music antitrust lawsuit that will result in more than...

Judge approves WorldCom, EDS settlement

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A settlement of long-term disputes over billing and an outsourcing agreement between WorldCom Inc. and Electronic Data Systems Corp. (EDS) was approved Monday by a U.S. federal bankruptcy judge. The agreement calls for...

ICANN approves new domains, reform

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The group that oversees the Internet's traffic system said on Sunday it plans to approve a host of new address suffixes to join the likes of ".com" and ".org" over the coming year, and is...

Court approves cloning challenge

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I thought this might interest you although it's not tech related :P The Court of Appeal has allowed a government challenge to a High Court decision that wrecked legislation designed to regulate cloning....

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