Cut-price online music store CD-WOW was ordered by a judge on Tuesday to pay damages possibly stretching into millions of pounds for breaching copyright by illegally importing albums into Britain.
Web telephone calling service Skype will shortly begin allowing users to send money to other Skype users via the PayPal online payments system, Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom said on Tuesday.
A U.S. judge has thrown out a lawsuit challenging the fairness of how Web search leader Google Inc. calculates the popularity of Web sites in determining search results, court papers show.
A whiff of plastic led sniffer dogs in Malaysia to a cache of about one million pirated game and movie discs with a street value of roughly $3 million, film industry officials said on Tuesday.
The European Commission is studying whether existing rules on electronic commerce have been applied evenly in the 27-nation European Union and may seek to clarify the law, a senior official said on Tuesday.
A married Singaporean woman who met a man in an online chatroom and conned him into giving her about $45,000 after she promised to marry him, was jailed for six months on Monday, court documents showed.
MTV2 plans to release the entire upcoming season of “The Andy Milonakis Show” on Apple’s iTunes a month before its first episode premieres on television, the cable network will announce Tuesday.
Yahoo Inc. introduced on Monday a new Internet search system for mobile phone users that delivers locally relevant answers, a move that vaults it ahead of what rival Google Inc. now offers.
LG Electronics said on Monday it expects retailers to charge about $60 for equipment that will enable consumers to make the analog-to-digital switch on their televisions.
Google Inc. has signed deals to supply software to students and government workers in two East African nations, in a bid to put them on the technical footing of more developed countries.
Movie Gallery Inc., the No. 2 U.S. movie rental chain, on Monday said it plans to open an online DVD rental service later this year because it has been losing customers to Netflix Inc. and Blockbuster Inc.’s online service.
A prestigious Chinese university has fired one of its deans days after he complained about being sidelined for bold remarks on academic freedom and berated the country’s higher education woes on the Internet.
Microsoft Corp., Google Inc., Yahoo Inc. and Time Warner Inc.’s AOL are bidding to provide search technology and manage online advertising for Comcast Corp.’s Web site, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.
MTV is extending its series online through a new gaming platform.
Brace yourself, Oscar. Step aside, MTV. Next week, the online video-sharing Web site YouTube will present awards for best user-generated videos of 2006.
Google Inc. is developing its own mobile phone, according to industry insiders and analysts, while a Google official in Spain last week acknowledged the company is “investigating” such a project.
Gilma Gomez paces the floor, anxious to see her daughter open her birthday presents. A screen blinks to life, and there is Abi sitting on her father’s knee in Central America, more than 1,500 miles away.
Google Inc. purchased video game advertising firm Adscape to expand into in-game advertising, the Internet search leader said on its Web site on Friday.
MySpace, the largest Internet social network, said on Sunday it has launched a politics channel ahead of the 2008 U.S. presidential elections.
Fans of Internet radio who want to listen to their favorite stations away from the computer will soon be able to do so with a new digital music player called Slacker.
Condolences flowed for U.S. comedian Sinbad after the online encyclopedia Wikipedia announced his death on Thursday, but it turned out the grieving was premature and the comic was alive and well.
Latino adults in the United States are less likely than their white or black counterparts to use the Internet, according to a study released on Thursday by the Pew Research Center.
CBS Corp. has reached a deal with YouTube to show highlights, press conferences and other content from the NCAA basketball tournament on the video-sharing site, the broadcaster said on Thursday.