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EMI faces 2,000 job cuts

Guy Hands, the private equity owner of EMI, plans to cut up to 2,000 jobs at the ailing British music company, in a plan to rebuild the group which has sparked fury from some of... More...

iPlayer faces petition pressure

An e-petition on the Downing Street website has called on parliament to stop the BBC launching its iPlayer to a Windows-only audience. More than 10,000 people have signed the petition which calls for the service... More...

Sirius CEO Faces Skeptics in Senate

A Senate committee chairman said Sirius Satellite Radio Incorporated has "a steep hill to climb" in showing that its proposed purchase of XM Satellite Radio Holdings Incorporated will not hurt competition in the audio entertainment... More...

BenQ Mobile Faces Liquidation

Taiwanese hardware manufacturer BenQ bought German-based Siemens'mobile arm for $97.5 million and created BenQ Mobile less than two years ago. BenQ Mobile filed for insolvency in September 2006, when BenQ said it was pulling out... More...

Nintendo faces a Wii lawsuit

Nintendo is facing a lawsuit over the wrist strap of the controller for its Wii games console, despite announcing that it would exchange defunct straps on 3.2 million Nintendo Wii games consoles, reports CNet News.com.... More...

China Faces EU Piracy Pressure

China has faced fresh criticism from the EU over its lacklustre efforts to tackle the country's soaring piracy rates. In April Neowin reported fresh efforts by the Chinese government to deal with the counterfeit software... More...

eBay Faces 'Buy It Now' Patent Threat

Online auction giant eBay is facing a rather serious patent dispute over one of its more popular functions. The so called 'buy it now' feature often seen on auctions allows users to end the auction... More...

San Andreas faces further lawsuits

Two law firms have confirmed that they have filed lawsuits against Take Two on behalf of shareholders, claiming they lost money when the controversial GTA: San Andreas faced legal action over sex scenes unlocked in... More...

Online banking faces security upgrades

Millions of netizens do their banking online each day; chances are you're one of them. Unfortunately there are risks associated with banking over the internet. Criminals are constantly looking for their next victim, often establishing... More...

Andreessen: IE faces one-two punch

The Web browser wars may have been reignited, according to browser pioneer Marc Andreessen. This time, it's not Andreessen's former company, Netscape Communications, that's taking on Microsoft's Internet Explorer. It's the increasingly... More...

Google Faces Another Lawsuit

Another lawsuit has been filed against Google due to the companies AdWords keyword advertising program. So next Tuesday Google will be heading over to a German courtroom where it will continue to defend its... More...

Acclaim faces NASDAQ delisting

Beleaguered publisher Acclaim has revealed that it has been threatened with delisting by the NASDAQ stock exchange authorities, as the company's share price and market value dipped below the minimum standards for the exchange. ... More...

Longhorn faces another delay

The first beta test version of Microsoft Corp.'s next major Windows client release, code-named Longhorn, probably won't be available until the second half of next year, which would represent another delay for the much-anticipated beta.... More...

Nokia faces challenge to Symbian purchase

Symbian shareholders are considering blocking a move by mobile handset manufacturer Nokia to take a majority stake in the UK-based mobile phone software company. Psion has agreed to sell its 31.1pc stake in Symbian to... More...

Student faces suit over key to CD locks

SunnComm Technologies, a developer of CD antipiracy technology, said Thursday that it will likely sue a Princeton student who early this week showed how to evade the company's copy protection by pushing a computer's Shift... More...

Bush's e-mail faces DOS attack

The President's revamped mailbox has been hit with a denial-of-service attack, as users rushed to see if the White House's e-mail system is as awful as billed. John Markoff at The New York... More...

AOL faces $1 billion insider trading suit

Two institutional shareholders said Monday they filed suit against AOL Time Warner, accusing Chairman Steve Case and other top executives of insider trading while using "tricks, contrivances and bogus transactions" to inflate the company's share... More...

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