Germany tightens control of Wikipedia edits

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Later this year, the German language version of Wikipedia will restrict instant editing and limit "trusted editors" to look over the content before it appears online, making Germany the first country to wield tighter control...

China Tightens Online Information Access

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Leaders of the largest Communist nation in the world announced over the weekend they intend to standardize "the management of news and information" of the country. The new rules are clearly directed at bloggers and...

Microsoft tightens database security

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Microsoft is making its newest database software tougher to crack. The company plans to announce on Tuesday that its SQL Server 2005 database--developed under the code-name Yukon--will include new encryption capabilities to...

IBM tightens rules on execs' stock options

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Executives at IBM Corp. will have a new string attached to their stock options - they can cash out only if the company's shares have risen more than 10 percent, Big Blue announced Tuesday. ...

AMD tightens belt, hammers workforce

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AMD today announced that 2,000 people, or approximately 15 per cent of staff, will lose their jobs by the end of the second quarter of 2003. The announcement is part of the company's...

MSNBC.com tightens purse strings

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MSNBC.com, an Internet news unit owned by Microsoft and General Electric's NBC, said Monday that it is laying off 9 percent of its roughly 200 staffers as it cuts costs amid the economic downturn. ...

Pentium III fades, Athlon tightens

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The supply of Pentium III processors is now very tight, writes our spot market watcher, Marco Fumagalli. But, on the other hand, motherboards using the 845 chipset are already arriving in the spot market -...

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