Saturday, April 12, 2008 (PARIS)
Carlos Tenorio, a soccer player for Ecuador, posing with the three stripes.
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Carlos Tenorio, a soccer player for Ecuador, posing with the three stripes.

Adidas earns its stripes in court

The European Court of Justice dismissed one of the critical arguments made by C&A, H&M and other companies, which have argued that the stripe is common enough that no one should own it.
British regulator begins review of public broadcasting

One of the proposals Ofcom said it would consider was requiring the BBC to share the money it receives from the country's annual license fees with some commercial broadcasters.
Myspace tries to reach a bigger screen

Positioning a social network as a breeding ground for a television series, MySpace has signed a deal with a British company to distribute its video content outside the United States.
Review
Tiny camcorders leave out a lot

Camcorder sales have been steadily declining for several years, and the focus groups keep giving the same reason: camcorders are too big, bulky and complex to carry around.
Naked tells truth about corporate advertising

The British company specializes in helping clients select the right balance of media for its message - shifting, perhaps, away from television and toward the Internet, or maybe in other directions.
News Corp. in talks to join Microsoft on Yahoo bid

The combination, which would join Yahoo, Microsoft's MSN and News Corp.'s MySpace, would create a behemoth that would upend the Internet landscape.
Panel moves on Sarkozy's plan to eliminate TV ads

The government-appointed group proposed the elimination of ads on public television beginning in 2009 and ending in 2011.
Silicon Valley start-ups feeling U.S. economic crunch

During the first three months of the year, only five companies backed by venture capital investors went public on Wall Street.
U.S. gets high marks for its Internet network

Contradicting earlier studies, conventional wisdom and politicians' rhetoric, European researchers say that the Internet infrastructure in the United States is one of the world's best and getting better.
Advertisers turn to bleeps to attract viewers

Some of the latest ads wink at the debate over what constitutes indecency in popular culture by using bleeping sounds.
Hewlett-Packard enters market for mini laptops

The machines are so new that the industry has not settled on a name for the low-cost and scaled-down laptops, which are used primarily for surfing the Internet and performing other basic functions.
Philips to cease TV production for U.S.

The Philips brand will still be sold, but the sets will now be made under license by Funai Electric for at least five years.
Amazon puts focus on digital world
EU moves toward allowing in-flight cellphone calls
Google is cutting about 300 jobs at DoubleClick
Washington Post wins six Pulitzers
Jay-Z and Live Nation in new kind of deal
Facebook said to be near accord over site's origin
Microsoft wins battle over open document format
Allies of Icahn to join Motorola board
Nokia offers mini Web browser
U.S. edition of Wall Street Journal to be printed in London
EU regulator threatens cellphone companies' over fees
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Intel competes for the post-PC market
CBS-owned TV news stations cutting staff
Hulu.com pushes to revive TV advertising on the Web
Playboy, minus full frontal nudity, makes debut in Philippines
The evolution of CyberCrime Inc.
Olympic committee tells China to keep Internet open during Beijing Games
For bloggers, a digital sweatshop called 'home'
FCC chief opposes opening all U.S. wireless networks to Skype
Acrimony clouds succession in Redstone empire
Europeans telecommunications companies hit by prediction of lower rates
April 1: When Sun Microsystems has fun
U.S. newspaper ads suffered in '07
Little but trouble in Georgia for News Corp.
Yahoo repeats rejection of Microsoft bid
The Huffington Post is being reborn as an 'Internet newspaper'
Gore seeks to recruit 10 million to fight global warming
IBM temporarily barred from seeking U.S. government contracts

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