• Study: Women Buy More Tech Than Men (CNN)
    Women actually spent more on technology last year than men, according to the Consumer Electronics Association. It says women accounted for $55 billion of the $96 billion spent on electronics gear.
  • Net Campaign Tactics Can Turn Off Young - Survey (Reuters)
    Political candidates looking to attract Net-savvy young voters should avoid burying them in a blizzard of e-mail and instead concentrate on chatrooms and "Web logs," according to a survey released on Thursday.
  • Internet 'Geek' Image Shattered by New Study (Reuters)
    The typical Internet user -- far from being a geek -- shuns television and actively socializes with friends, a study on surfing habits said Wednesday.
  • New Google Shortcuts Tie Into Paid Listings (IAR)
    Search giant Google on Monday added five new ways to find information on the Web, providing paid listings customers with huge potential new opportunities for marketing themselves.
  • Are Net Flight Bookings the Next Terror Casualty? (Reuters)
    Maddening airport check-in delays triggered by security concerns could soon hit online travel reservations as analysts predict a crackdown on Internet air bookings.
  • Bringing Order To E-mail Marketing (Fortune)
    E-mail is getting out of control, despite antispam legislation that went into effect January 1 and the growing use of antispam software. Yet e-mail is not something that we can afford to sacrifice. We've come to rely on it for too much. A startup called Return Path is trying to help both consumers and marketers avoid in-box frustration.
  • Sony to Launch Online Music Service, New Mini Disc (Reuters)
    Consumer electronics maker Sony Corp. said on Wednesday it would launch an online music service in the United States this year, offering some 500,000 songs for downloading at about $1 per tune.
  • RealNetworks Launches Media Player, Music Store (Reuters)
    Internet media company RealNetworks Inc. unveiled on Wednesday a new version of its software for playing music and video over the Web with a new feature -- a digital music store.
  • Pennsylvania Porn Law Blocks Too Much? (Reuters)
    A Washington nonprofit group was scheduled on Tuesday to argue against a Pennsylvania child-pornography law that has unintentionally cordoned off wide swaths of the Internet for users in and out of the state.
  • Better search results than Google? (CNN)
    As wonderful as Internet search engines are, they have a pretty big flaw. They often deliver too much information, and a lot of it isn't quite what we're looking for. Who really bothers to read the dozens of pages of results that Google generates?
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