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New York Passes Videogame Bill

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New York senate has passed legislation creating a governmental advisory council to examine potential impact on violent video games. The bill, which won with a vote of 61-1, mirrors one passed by the New York...

Internet Explorer 8 Passes Acid2 Test

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Microsoft has let the world know that Internet Explorer 8 will support web standards. It has taken Microsoft years to recognise that developers want to have a web browser that supports web standards. According to...

BlackBerry passes 10m subscriber mark

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Research in Motion has announced strong second-quarter results for its BlackBerry brand, adding around 1.45 million subscribers to break the 10 million mark. Revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2008 reached $1.37bn, up 27%...

Wii Zelda passes the million mark

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Nintendo's new Wii console has its first million-seller. In an interview with IGN Wii on Thursday, NOA's VP of marketing and corporate affairs, Perrin Kaplan, said that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess has sold...

Microsoft "super excited" as Office Live passes 100,000 user

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According to Internet statistics company, Ipwalk, Microsoft Office Live, Microsoft's web hosting, email and collaboration service for small businesses has accumulated more than 100,000 users since its beta launched in February this year, despite several...

House Passes Compromise Digital TV Plan

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The House of Representatives on Monday approved legislation to complete the country's transition to new, higher-quality digital television by February 17, 2009. Under a deal negotiated by Republicans in the Senate and House, a $1.5...

House Passes Second Anti-Spyware Bill

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The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday unanimously passed a second bill targeting perpetrators of computer "spyware" that hides in users' computers and monitors their activities. The House voted 415 to 0 to stiffen jail...

RuneScape passes 100,000 subscribers

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Browser based MMORPG achieves 101,184 subscribers today. 11th August, Cambridge, UK. Jagex, the developer and operator of the 3D Java online adventure game RuneScape today announces that it now has more...

Xbox Live Passes 1 Million Subscribers

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Microsoft's million-member online gaming service reaches membership milestone in less time than HBO, America Online and TiVo. Microsoft Corp. today announced that more than 1 million people are now members of the...

Congress Passes ID Theft Bill

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The U.S. Senate today announced legislation to stop identity theft. To accomplish this goal identify theft would have harsher penalties of up to two years in prison. However this bill does not address...

Congress Passes Bill That Will Limit Spam

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Congress moved significantly closer to the first-ever federal protections against unwanted commercial e-mails with the House passing a bill Saturday that would impose new limits on sending irritating offers on the Internet. Final approval by...

House Passes Ban on Internet Access Tax

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Connections to the Internet would remain tax-free under a bill the House passed Wednesday. The legislation, passed with bipartisan support, makes permanent a ban on taxing Internet connections. A temporary ban on...

WorldCom Settlement Passes Key Judicial Test

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WorldCom Inc. cleared a major legal hurdle yesterday when a federal judge in New York approved a $750 million settlement that would resolve the Securities and Exchange Commission's fraud case against the nation's second-largest long-distance...

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