• Web Portal For Sale, Slightly Used (CNET)
    Spanish Internet company Terra Lycos has retained investment bank Lehman Brothers to explore a possible sale of its U.S. Internet business, including its flagship Lycos.com Web site, according to a document obtained by CNET News.com.
  • Google IPO Would Come at a Price (Mercury News)
    Google's apparent decision to become a public company -- could come on Thursday.
  • Text Messaging Reaches New High (BBC)
    According to the Mobile Data Association (MDA), 2.1 billion text messages were sent in March 2004, a 25% rise on the total from the same month last year. On average, around 69 million text messages are sent every day in the UK. Older people are also catching the bug and using text in an increasing variety of ways.
  • iTunes Hits Right Note (Mercury News)
    As Apple Computer marks the one-year anniversary of its iTunes Music Store today, the recording industry and consumers are indeed thinking differently about music downloading.
  • Yahoo Chief: We Won't Be Hurt by a Google IPO (Reuters)
    Yahoo's chief executive and chairman, Terry Semel, on Tuesday shrugged off the possibility that a widely anticipated public offering by search giant Google would hurt the older Web company.
  • President Touts Tax Relief, Tech Changes (AP)
    President Bush pushed high-tech proposals in a politically important state Monday, calling for computerizing all patient health care records within 10 years and permanently banning taxes on high-speed Internet access.
  • Companies Launch War Over Web Messaging (AP)
    Instant-messaging software has evolved into the latest weapon in a fierce battle among major Internet companies to reap revenues off whatever you do, wherever you go online.
  • Hold the Phone on Mobile Gambling (Wired)
    A Nevada company is hoping to win the business of gaming operators around the world with a new technology it says could port casino games onto mobile phones.
  • Movie Web Site Stirs Cloning Controversy (Reuters)
    A Web site meant to promote upcoming film drama "Godsend" is stirring controversy among people who oppose human cloning and want the site shut down because they think the site is real, the film's makers say.
  • Google's Goal: 'Understand Everything' (BusinessWeek Online)
    Co-founder Larry Page talks about the vast possibilities in search and what brought him and Sergey Brin together.
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