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Nation upset at use of name Microsoft Fiji.

Fiji's government says it's still trying to contact the Microsoft Corporation to discuss the company's plans to launch a product called Microsoft Fiji. Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum told Fijilive his country wants an amicable... More...

Google Fights Domain Name Tasting

Google Inc. announced yesterday that it would begin to take increasing measures against domain name tasting, a practice which exploits a grace period originally designed to rectify legitimate mistakes, such as registrants mistyping the domain... More...

China firm sues Google over name

A Chinese firm is suing the internet giant Google over its Chinese name, saying it is too much like its own name and is harming its business. Google's Chinese subsidiary has transliterated its name to... More...

BenQ New English Name to be 'Qisda'

While BenQ just announced it will change its Chinese name from "Jia Da" to "Jias Da" (transliterated from Chinese) last week, the company recently stated the official English name for the new company will be... More...

Apple, Cisco reach agreement on iPhone name

Thank you to Tech_Dude_5000 for submitting this to our front page. It seems Apple Incorporated has successfully evaded a particularly problematic trademark issue with network equipment maker Cisco Systems Incorporated. Cisco sued Apple for trademark... More...

This Web Site can name that Tune

Midomi. Try to remember that name, chances are it will come in handy when you can't figure out which song is stuck in your head. The technology allows searching for a song by typing the... More...

Unused Domain Name for U.S. Isles Gone

The organization behind ".um", the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute, decided the domain wasn't worth the effort. Since it wasn't being used anyway, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers unanimously decided... More...

Longest Product Name Ever: MWVUULNSE

Microsoft has finally pulled it off, the longest product name ever: Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate UPGRADE Limited Numbered Signature Edition. It was so long, I couldn't fit it in the neowin title box by itself.... More...

Microsoft may Dump Proposed RSS Name

A well-known Microsoft Corp. Web logger Tuesday downplayed the proposed use of a new name for RSS (Really Simple Syndication) in the next version of Internet Explorer (IE) following several days of intense discussion about... More...

Spaces vs. Spaces; Blog Name Games

When Microsoft launched their free weblog service, MSN Spaces, many of you (this writer included) might have thought that you'd seen that name before in a similar context. You'd be right. Edict, a company based... More...

Reports name Wario Ware GBA sequel

Although Wario Ware's GameCube outing is an enticing prospect for some, there was understandably some disappointment when Nintendo opted to stick mainly to the mini-games (sorry, microgames) that comprised the original Game Boy Advance offering.... More...

Court Allows Lindows to Keep Its Name

In a case that could have forced Linux vendor Lindows to change its business name worldwide, a Netherlands court ruled this week that Lindows' current limited use of the Lindows name does not violate Microsoft's... More...

Lindows in need of a new name

After being forced to stop selling Lindows in The Netherlands earlier in the week, Lindows CEO Michael Robertson is now asking his users to come up with a possible temporary name that could be used... More...

Zelda Changes Name

Next years Zelda games have had their names changed: Tetra's Trackers has been renamed "Navi's Trackers" and Four Swords is now "Hyrule Adventure". PLUS! A new game Legend of Zelda: Shadow Battle has... More...

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