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States keep antitrust pressure on Microsoft

Several U.S. states are requesting a five-year extension of the antitrust judgment against Microsoft to ensure the company’s compliance, a court filing said.

Senators: Customers need more mobile phone info

US senators are calling for a mobile-phone customer bill of rights.

Web, media companies issue copyright use principles

A group of media and Web companies create a set of copyright use principles.

MySpace will open platform to external developers

MySpace will open up its platform to third party developers, following in the footsteps of rival Facebook.

Facebook wants to make members' data portable

Facebook’s CEO said his company wants to make users’ data portable, but declined to give a timeline that feature.

U.S. Congress asks Yahoo execs to testify in China case

A U.S. Congress committee has asked Yahoo’s CEO and chief counsel to explain previous statements regarding activities in China.

Report: Apple's Mac shipments surge 15.9 percent

Apple’s hardware shipments for the third-quarter surged 15.9 percent over the same quarter last year.

MySpace will use Skype for VOIP in social network

Skype and MySpace will partner to bring voice chat capabilities to the MySpace social network.

Yahoo Q3 earnings slip again

Net income fell in the third quarter for Yahoo, as the Internet company continues to face competitive challenges.

After New York investigation, Facebook to beef up safety

Facebook will take steps to better police itself following an New York Attorney General investigation.

Record microprocessor shipments fuel Intel profit

Intel revenue rises on record microprocessor shipments.

Google testing YouTube antipiracy system

Google on Monday began testing an antipiracy system for its YouTube video-sharing site.

Intel discontinues Verified By Intel program

Intel will end its Verified by Intel standardization program by mid-2008, the company confirmed Tuesday.

Intel code names low-cost laptop chip Diamondville

Intel has code-named a new microprocessor aimed at ultra-low cost laptop PCs “Diamondville.”

HP agrees to settle backdating suit for $117.5M

HP agrees to a settle stock-option backdating case filed against Mercury Interactive.