Is Google preparing an online Music and Video Store?
Google is preparing to launch a music downloading service, according to research firm Caris & Company.
Apple unveils software to permit Windows use

Apple released a first-ever software patch to run Microsoft's Windows operating system on its Intel Macs, a move that could draw millions of new buyers.


New Trends In Online Traffic

While growth is slowing at most top Internet sites, it is skyrocketing at sites focused on social networking, blogging and local information.


Mapquest unveils navigation help on mobile phones
MapQuest announced a mobile map service that customers can use on their cellular phones, complete with voice directions, text and maps in a bid to expand on the popularity of its Internet maps.

The MapQuest Navigator will be marketed as a cheaper alternative to navigation systems built into cars.

Google Earth Not An Equal Opportunity Spy Satellite
India may launch a formal complaint against Google over specific satellite images from Google Earth that reveal state secrets. Thailand, Australia and Russia have also filed similar claims against Google. 


Eoalas patch for Internet Explorer delayed

The IE update, which results from a patent of Eolas Technologies, changes the way the browser handles ActiveX controls and could have a significant impact on how online advertising and streaming media content is delivered over the Internet.

The software maker plans to give Web developers an extra 60 days to continue making preparations.

Long-time Apple executive Tevanian leaving company

Apple's former head of the company's software business, Avadis "Avie" Tevanian, is leaving after nearly a decade to pursue other interests, the company said on Tuesday. 

Google gains search share, widens lead on Yahoo

Google gained an additional 6 percentage points of the U.S. search market. The survey was based on total queries. Google becomes ever more popular in comparison two the other two search giants Yahoo and Microsoft's MSN.

Microsoft fights back with Internet Explorer 7 & new beta

Microsoft has released a new beta of Internet Explorer 7 during the MIX06-conference.

The company's inattention to the browser allowed competitors such as Mozilla with Firefox and Opera Software ASA to challenge IE’s browser dominance.

Now Microsoft is answering that challenge, Gates said. The company is adding user experience and security innovations, as well as support for next-generation technologies such as RSS. Microsoft already is looking ahead to the next two releases of IE, and it expects the next version, IE 7, to be broadly adopted when it is released later this year. The company plans to update IE 7 at least every 18 months.

Jobs sells $296 million in Apple shares
Apple's Chief Executive Steve Jobs' recently sold $296 million in Apple shares to cover his tax bill.
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