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Eroticy, Booble Partner Up to Gain Share
Apr 8, 2004 1:38 PM PDTOnline adult search engine Booble.com is pairing with Eroticy.com in a deal that both companies say will help capture bigger shares of the adult online market. The deal integrates Booble's search engine within Eroticy and Booble is allowing Eroticy top placement on its personals tab of its homepage
Second Acacia Hearing On Friday
Apr 8, 2004 12:56 PM PDTThe second Markman Hearing will be held tomorrow, April 9, in Santa Ana as the adult industry defense group goes up against Acacia Technology Group over a handful of Digital Media Technologies (DMT) patents that relate to streaming audio and video over the Internet.
Verizon Rolling Out True Wireless Broadband
Apr 8, 2004 10:53 AM PDTVerizon Wireless says that by the end of 2005, customers in every major U.S. metropolitan area will be able to wirelessly connect any laptop, cellphone or PDA at true broadband speeds anywhere in the coverage area.
Guccione Saved by The Bell
Apr 8, 2004 10:42 AM PDTAfter several months of uncertainty over the fate of one of America's landmark porn magazines, Penthouse has fallen into the hands of one of its principal stockholders, Dr. Luis Enrique Molina.
Porn Stars Blooming at Indiana University
Apr 8, 2004 8:00 AM PDTThe brouhaha continues at Indiana University, where a freshman named Keira has begun an online adult career. She is not the first at the campus to get into the industry, but campus officials aren't so happy that she's pictured in her dorm room when she poses in front of the camera.
Skype Opts For VoIP
Apr 7, 2004 3:42 PM PDTSkype Technologies is preparing to take the Voice-Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) industry by storm and went public this week with a new handheld gadget called PocketSkype designed for wireless broadband. With Skype software, voice calls are carried over Wi-Fi hotspots and the Internet.
Habeas Beats Spammer With Poetry
Apr 7, 2004 12:39 PM PDTAnti-spam firm Habeas Inc. won a judgment over spammer William "Billy" Carson this week, marking the company's second legal pursuit of spammers.
Can Trademarks Be Used in Search Terms?
Apr 7, 2004 12:29 PM PDTThe latest case on trademarks used in sponsored-link advertising involves a pet store owner who claims Google, Kanoodle and Overture have illegally sold advertising tied to the “Pets Warehouse” name he says he owns because he succeeded in obtaining a trademark registration.
New Worm Infects Through Explorer Flaw
Apr 7, 2004 10:41 AM PDTA new version of the Bugbear.e virus emerged on the Internet this week, infecting computers by exploiting a flaw in Windows-based Internet Explorer. The worm uses an HTML email that exploits the flaw in browsers to cause its dangerous executable file to silently run without the user clicking on it.
MEP Members Aim to Curb Online Sex Industry
Apr 7, 2004 10:22 AM PDTThe revitalized effort to crackdown on the online adult industry follows a report submitted to the EP's Women’s Rights Committee that will be debated at a meeting in Stasbourg later this month. The report blames globalization for leading the boom in the sex industry, both offline and online.
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