Government mulls broadband help

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The UK government is considering intervening in the way broadband is rolled out, in an effort to speed up the deployment of super-fast services. Stephen Timms, Minister for Competitiveness, ordered a summit to look at...

EMI mulls unprotected MP3s

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MUSIC label EMI is in talks to release a large portion of its music catalogue for sale by download, without technological protection against piracy. One source familiar with the matter said that EMI was in...

Google mulls RSS support

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Back in April Google dropped RSS support for new subscribers of its Blogger publish tool. However Google didn't drop that support for old subscribers of this service. CNET News.com learned today that Google...

FCC mulls appeal in cable access dispute

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California (AP) -- A federal appeals court is standing by its October ruling that cable TV operators should open their lines to rivals who also want to use them to sell high-speed Internet service. ...

Sun Mulls Joining Java Eclipse Effort

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In an about-face that could have a dramatic impact in the Java tools space, Sun Microsystems Inc. has indicated it might be willing to join the IBM-sponsored Eclipse open-source development platform effort—but only if momentum...

WorldCom Mulls Name Change to Leave Scandal in Past

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WorldCom by any other name may still be bankrupt, but the company that's become synonymous with questionable accounting wants to dump its tarnished brand and will likely adopt the name of its MCI residential long-distance...

Roxio mulls Easy litigation

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Roxio told us today it hasn't decided if it is to pursue litigation against a one-man Finnish developer for trademark infringement. Jukka Poikolanien has been selling Easy CD-DA Extractor since 1998, but...

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