Archive: 06/17/2009

China backpedals on filtering software order

(AP) -- China's authoritarian government has backed away from an order to load Internet-filtering software on every new computer after a major outcry by citizens used to the relative freedom of online life.

dateJun 17, 2009 in Software
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Greeks to register prepaid cell phones

(AP) -- Greece's prepaid mobile phone users will now have to register their identities in a bid to tackle illegal immigration and other crime, the communications minister said Tuesday.

dateJun 17, 2009 in Telecom
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Guessing game: How much money is YouTube losing?

(AP) -- Internet video leader YouTube Inc.'s losses have been overblown by some analysts, but corporate parent Google Inc. doesn't mind the misperception, according to a study to be released Wednesday.

dateJun 17, 2009 in Internet
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Adobe Systems posts drop in 2Q profit, sales

(AP) -- Adobe Systems Inc., the company whose software powers Flash animation and PDF documents, posted a sharp drop in its fiscal second-quarter profit and sales Tuesday amid weaker demand in the economic downturn.

dateJun 17, 2009 in Business
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