Was Paramount Paid to Drop Blu-ray?

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When Paramount decided to go HD-DVD exclusive, many denizens of the internet were confused at the choice, wondering why they would choose to forego an extra possible source of revenue. Naturally the topic of monetary...

User paid to uninstall Windows XP

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A Sheffield man has won a refund from Dell for not installing Microsoft's Windows XP on a laptop he bought from the PC giant. Freelance programmer Dave Mitchell ordered a Dell laptop on 21 October,...

Paid Inclusion Losing Charm?

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Microsoft's and Ask Jeeves announced that they have thrown out paid inclusion links in their search engines. This means that Microsoft's MSN Search will "no longer display links obtained through paid inclusion". Yahoo...

Google Expands Paid Search

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In an effort to generate more money from advertising on content sites, Google has begun letting any Internet publisher host a search on its website and collect revenue from advertiser-sponsored search listings. The program, AdSense...

AskJeeves denounces paid inclusion

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AskJeeves will stop accepting advertiser payments for inclusion in its searchable Web database, a move to draw competitive lines between it and Yahoo's new search engine. Jim Lanzone, vice president of product management for Emeryville,...

GeoCities offers new paid services

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Thanks Blasphemous Girl Web portal Yahoo on Monday introduced two paid services for its home page community GeoCities in an ongoing effort to charge for certain features throughout its site. ...

Morpheus' downfall: Bills weren't paid

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Thanks Gott for the heads up on this news. StreamCast Networks' delinquent licensing bills were to blame for the blackout of the hugely popular Morpheus file-swapping network last week, according to Dutch company Kazaa BV....

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