Yahoo has notified European antitrust regulators of its search advertising deal with Google, although the deal will only be effective in the US and Canada.
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If a French court ruling against eBay for allowing the sale of counterfeit goods on its Web site is upheld, it could have far-reaching effects for the way the online auction company does business.
Australian resident Ian Usher, 44, sold everything he owned on eBay for a little more than US$382,000 in an online auction that ended Sunday.
A French court has fined eBay US$61 million for allowing the sale of Louis Vuitton Malletier and Christian Dior Couture counterfeit goods on its Web site, the luxury goods company LVMH said Monday.
As expected ICANN, the nonprofit group that manages the Internet domain name system, unanimously voted to begin the process of relaxing the rules for generic top-level domain names (gTLDs).
ICANN, the nonprofit group that manages the Internet domain name system, will vote at its meeting in Paris on Thursday on whether to open up the rules for top-level domain names.
At some point in your life, didn't you just want to chuck it all -- house, car, job, even your friends -- and start over?
US Congressional leaders are planning to hold a hearing this summer on the competitive and privacy concerns of a search advertising deal announced last week between Google and Yahoo.
In one week, about 20 customers of MoneyAisle.com, a Web site where banks competitively bid for customers through secure, live auctions, have deposited more than US$1 million in high-yield savings and certificate of deposit accounts with small and midsize banks, the company said Tuesday.
A Yahoo investor is urging fellow shareholders to vote for a board of directors that would combine some of the company's current directors with some of the nominees on the <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9085798">slate</a> offered by billionaire investor and Yahoo shareholder <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&searchTerms=Carl+Icahn">Carl Icahn</a>.
Despite assurances from Google and Yahoo that their online advertising deal doesn't need regulatory approval, the two companies should not be too quick to dismiss Microsoft's influence on Capitol Hill.
The challenge of the Web is to build a system that enables people to creatively solve problems that they couldn't solve on their own, said Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web and director of the World Wide Web Consortium.
Google will develop a new technology facility at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif, the parties announced.
In an open letter to Yahoo's board of directors Wednesday, billionaire investor Carl Icahn expressed his dissatisfaction with Yahoo and CEO Jerry Yang and likens them to "self-destructive doomsday machines."