Google, Yahoo seek to avoid antitrust suit

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Numerous news outlets are reporting that Google and Yahoo are in talks with the U.S. Justice Department in an effort to head off an antitrust challenge to their proposed advertising agreement. Several advertisers and Microsoft...

Sympathizers Seek Answers from al-Qaida

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Sympathizers submitted hundreds of questions to al-Qaida deputy leader Ayman al-Zawahri's "on-line interview" before a recent deadline. Among them: Why hasn't al-Qaida attacked the U.S. again, why isn't it attacking the Israelis and when will...

Privacy groups seek 'do not track' Web list

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Nine privacy and consumer organizations asked the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to create a "do not track" list for Internet users who don't want their online activities tracked, stored and used by advertising networks....

Lawyers Seek $258M for Suing Microsoft

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Lawyers who persuaded Microsoft Corp. to settle their class-action lawsuit accusing the company of price-fixing are asking for $258 million in legal fees, the largest amount ever in an antitrust case. The bill comes as...

Norway's Opera to seek listing, battle Microsoft

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Norway's Opera Software said on Monday it plans a stock market listing in March to aid its race against giant rival Microsoft (MSFT.O: Quote, Profile, Research) to win customers for its Internet browsers in the...

Microsoft may seek another settlement over Burst

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For months, executives at Microsoft Corp. and Burst.com Inc. discussed Burst's technology for transmitting movies and sounds over the Internet more quickly. The talks went nowhere, but Microsoft ultimately developed multimedia technology of its own,...

Games seek to bond with players

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Leading game developer David Braben takes issue with the recent assertion by Laura Fryer, director of the Xbox Advanced Technology Group, that games are still something for just "geeks and guys". Games...

Mobo makers seek to bundle Athlon 64 for sale

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In view of the potential short supply of Athlon 64 processors, first-tier Taiwanese motherboard makers are negotiating with Advanced Micro Devices to bundle their motherboards with AMD's new-generation processors for sale in the retail market,...

HP researchers seek to "throttle" worms

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Researchers at HP laboratories in Bristol have been working on a new technology designed to choke off Internet worms and viruses in an attempt to slow them down and control their spread. The...

U.S. won't seek Microsoft breakup

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 — The Department of Justice said Thursday that it will not seek to break up Microsoft in the new phase of the landmark antitrust trial, and won't try to prove that it...

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