Neowin News Feed for: Proposal Neowin News Feed for: Proposal en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 NeoBytes :) Man buys 99 iPhones for heart-shaped proposal to girlfriend, gets turned down <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A man in China bought 99 iPhone 6 handsets and arranged them in a heart shape, in an attempt to impress his girlfriend as he proposed to her, in front of friends and onlookers. She was not impressed. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 12 Nov 2014 22:16:01 +0000 Yahoo rejects joint Microsoft, Icahn proposal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1182943487t.jpg" alt="" /></div>Yahoo said on Saturday it has rejected a joint proposal from Microsoft and activist investor Carl Icahn that would have involved Yahoo selling its search business to Microsoft. Yahoo said in a statement that it... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Mon, 14 Jul 2008 08:59:27 +0000 Google Shareholders Vote Against Anti-Censorship Proposal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A majority of Google shareholders have voted against an anti-censorship proposal that took aim at the way Google conducts its business in China and other countries that engage in active censorship. The company received a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 11 May 2007 02:58:53 +0000 Michigan iPod proposal possibly influenced by Apple <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Michigan State representative Matt Gillard and House speaker Andy Dillon that support a plan to spend $36 million to buy an iPod for every student in the state may have flown to Apple's headquarters in... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 12 Apr 2007 23:22:25 +0000 Proposal for Porn Domain Revived <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks to Brettuk for posting this in BPN. A net domain for pornography was originally considered in 2001. A proposal was made in June 2005, a final approval was expected in December 2005 but was... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 10 Jan 2007 04:01:42 +0000 Europe rejects patent proposal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The European Parliament has rejected a controversial measure that would have legalized software patents in the European Union. A government representative said that 648 out of 729 members of the European Parliament... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 06 Jul 2005 17:53:31 +0000 Microsoft sends revised proposal to European Commission <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has sent a revised proposal to the European Commission for the terms under which it will license Windows protocols to competitors to comply with last year's antitrust ruling against the company, a Microsoft spokesman... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 04 Apr 2005 22:50:17 +0000 European Parliament Scraps Software Patent Law Proposal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A proposed law intended to bring together the software patent rules of 25 countries in the European Union has been criticized by the European Parliament, which threw out the proposal and demanded that the decision-making... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 18 Feb 2005 20:17:18 +0000 NBA rejects EA exclusivity proposal - report <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>America's National Basketball Association (NBA) has rejected an approach by publisher Electronic Arts over a possible exclusivity arrangement, according to gaming website IGN. EA and the NBA have yet to confirm or deny the report.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 27 Dec 2004 03:31:17 +0000 Torvalds Slams EU Patent Proposal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Linus Torvalds and two other European software luminaries have thrown their weight behind a campaign to block software patents from being legitimized in Europe, ahead of a critical European Competitiveness Council decision later this week.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 23 Nov 2004 15:36:28 +0000 Google:A proposal to help fight deceptive Internet software <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is looking for feedback on a standard they want to submit which will help &quot;tackle&quot; or fight dubiously installed software on your system - spyware. Clearly a cynical standpoint can be taken here; Google... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 20 May 2004 08:57:35 +0000 Feds asked to hang up on FBI's wiretap proposal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A major cell phone trade group objected to a proposal that would force broadband Internet providers to rewire their networks to support easy wiretapping by police. The proposal, from the U.S. Department... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 14 Apr 2004 13:21:07 +0000 Proposal Aims to Ease Digital Photo Printing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A group of six digital still camera makers and printer vendors, including Sony and Hewlett-Packard, have jointly proposed a new industry standard that allows images recorded by a digital still camera to be printed out... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 02 Dec 2002 15:32:05 +0000