The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has settled its first case of cybersquatting, the practice of registering for an Internet domain name with the intention of profiting from the resale of the name.
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Users particularly warned against electronic Christmas cards
IBM hails "radical new approach" to computer design
The Internet may make the world seem like a global village, but regional differences still play a large role in users' Internet experiences, according to a new study from International Data Corp (IDC) on advanced Web usage around the globe.
The study looked at "who is doing the buying, what they do for a living, how much they spend, how concerned they are about purchasing over the Web, and what differences there are by country", IDC said.
Bowing to the trend toward the provision of applications services, Microsoft said its Office 2000, will be available in a hosted version over the internet.
Investments costs will continue to hit results in near future
Revenues from services grew slightly, revenues from license fees plummeted
IBM and Nokia announced a global partnership here yesterday which they said will help companies extend electronic-business applications to a variety of mobile devices.
Alcatel chairman praises countries which have unbundled local loop
ITU and other bodies must change their way of operating, says Alacatel chairman
Advanced Micro Devices yesterday started shipping a 700MHz version of its new Athlon microprocessor series.
Java, XML-based Intershop 4 to debut in New York
Microsoft has released a patch for Internet Explorer that promises to completely eliminate security problems which existed with the browser software.
Chaos Computer Club also calls for a European open-source software initiative
Network Associates, McAfee and Symantec now have remedies