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Group Wants To Destroy Scientology

An anonymous group of hackers, 100,000 strong, fittingly known as "Anonymous," has declared war on the Church of Scientology. This is taking place as of right now. Their websites are down, their phone lines are... More...

Canon wants You at the Super Bowl

Canon U.S.A. Incorporated, the "Official Camera of the NFL" since 1984, has announced the launch of a Super Bowl sweepstakes. An advertisement promoting the sweepstakes which will award one lucky winner at random (I wish... More...

French President wants Internet Tax

Never slow to burnish his reputation as an iconoclast, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has proposed funding France's state-owned television stations by taxing an activity economists and communications experts have come to consider almost sancrosanct: the... More...

EA wants 'open gaming platform'

Rival gaming systems should make way for a single open platform, said Gerhard Florin, senior executive at Electronic Arts, because incompatible consoles made life harder for developers and consumers: "We want an open, standard platform... More...

EBay wants developers to take it outside

As it battles competitors like Google and Amazon.com for the hearts and minds of application programmers, eBay this week will hold its biggest annual event for these computer professionals, its 2007 eBay Developers Conference, in... More...

Microsoft Wants Yahoo

Stung by the loss of Internet advertising firm DoubleClick to Google last month, Microsoft has intensified its pursuit of a deal with Yahoo!, asking the company to re-enter formal negotiations, The Post has learned. While... More...

MySpace wants to bar 'spam king'

MySpace.com announced it filed a suit Friday in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles against Sanford Wallace, accusing him of violating state and federal laws and seeking to bar... More...

India wants Google Earth maps blurred

India's government has joined the governments of Australia, Russia, South Korea and Thailand in asking Google to blur Google Earth images because of security concerns. In September 2005 the company added India, with satellite images... More...

FBI director wants ISPs to track users

FBI Director Robert Mueller on Tuesday called on Internet service providers to record their customers' online activities, a move that anticipates a fierce debate over privacy and law enforcement in Washington next year. "Terrorists coordinate... More...

EFF wants your help to sue Sony

EFF is collecting stories from EFF members and supporters who have purchased Sony-BMG CDs that contained the "rootkit" copy protection software. We're considering whether the effect on the public, or on EFF members, is sufficiently... More...

Microsoft Wants to Meet More Hackers

Microsoft wants its "Blue Hat" date with hackers to become a regular affair, with biannual events where outsiders demonstrate flaws in Microsoft's product security. In March, Microsoft invited several hackers to its... More...

BBC Wants Broadband TV Guinee Pigs

The BBC is calling on broadband users to take part in an experiment that lets viewers who have missed programmes catch up with the action online. The corporation's interactive Media player (iMP) pilot... More...

Gates wants patent power

Bill Gates announced that he expects Microsoft to file 3,000 patents this year. This 1,000 patent increase over patents filed last year comes as Microsoft is increasing the licensing of its intellectual property. ... More...

Nintendo Wants You!

To vote for what NES games you think should be re-released on the GBA, that is. Nintendo of America is apparently struggling to decide which NES games of yesteryear should be unleashed... More...

AOL Wants Users to Get This Message

Instant messaging is both wildly popular and mostly profit-free, but America Online appears determined to change the second half of that description. On Thursday, AOL rolled out two new pay-per-minute services tied... More...

RIAA wants your fingerprints

Not content with asking for an arm and a leg from consumers and artists, the music industry now wants your fingerprints, too. The RIAA is hoping that a new breed of music player which requires... More...

Apple Wants to Open Song Vaults

Building the iTunes Music Store library is a collaborative effort that even Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs participates in. The programming director of the store is a former radio deejay who's constantly looking for places... More...

SCO Says VC Wants Out

The SCO Group's war chest may have just gotten a lot lighter. The company, which is suing IBM and several Linux end-user companies, has filed an 8-K report with the Securities and Exchange Commission stating... More...

Apple wants patent on iPod interface

Apple Computer is trying to patent the interface for its iPod music player. In a patent application 20040055446, published Thursday, Apple describes a graphical user interface "and methods of use thereof in... More...

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