Thursday, June 29, 2006

Google launches Checkout payment system ... Yahoo settles click-fraud suit

Today's IT News Audio Update
Google launches Checkout payment system ... Yahoo settles click-fraud suit ... EC suggests telco breakup


HIGHLIGHTS

News: Google to debut Checkout payments system
News: Yahoo settles click fraud suit
News: Researcher publishes details of Amazon.com, MSN holes
News: Red Hat inherits patent claim from JBoss
Research: Mobility Transcends Telephony
ITwhirled: 10 wimpiest cars of 2006


NEWS UPDATES

Google to debut Checkout payments system
Ending more than a year of speculation and rumors, Google Inc. plans to release on Thursday its much-awaited online payments system, likely surprising many because its reach will extend farther than previously thought.

Yahoo settles click fraud suit
Yahoo Inc. agreed to compensate advertisers for click fraud dating back to January 2004 as part of a settlement agreement in a class action lawsuit, the search company said on Wednesday.

Researcher publishes details of Amazon.com, MSN holes
Frustrated with what he calls a lack of response from Microsoft Corp. and Amazon.com Inc., a security researcher has gone public with details of flaws on the two companies' Web sites.

Red Hat inherits patent claim from JBoss
Red Hat Inc. faces a patent infringement lawsuit this week over an application that came under its wing as a result of its acquisition of JBoss Inc.

Google loses appeal in Louis Vuitton trademark suit
Google Inc.'s French subsidiary has lost its appeal in a trademark case brought by LVMH Mo√ęt Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, which complained that advertisers were using its name unfairly to sell goods online.

Senate panel narrowly rejects net neutrality
A U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday, with a tie vote, rejected a proposal that would have required broadband providers to give their competitors the same speeds and quality of service as they give to themselves or their partners.


RESEARCH

Mobility Transcends Telephony
By Dan Blacharski

Business mobility means much more than having a cell phone, but the providers haven't yet delivered what business users need.

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