Paul MellerIDG News Service

DOJ, EC clear Microsoft-Yahoo search deal

The DOJ and European Commission granted Microsoft and Yahoo an unconditional approval of their plan to work together in the field of Internet search Thursday.

Microsoft cuts time Bing stores some user data to six months

Microsoft will cut the time it stores IP addresses of Web searchers using its Bing search engine from 18 months to six.

European ISPs lash out at secret ACTA negotiations

International trade negotiations intended to clamp down on counterfeiting risk undermining the openness and innovation-friendly nature of the Internet, European ISPs say.