Stories by Mary Lisbeth D'Amico

WIPO tells cybersquatter to return domain name

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has settled its first case of cybersquatting, the practice of registering for an Internet domain name with the intention of profiting from the resale of the name.

IDC: Web study finds large regional differences

The Internet may make the world seem like a global village, but regional differences still play a large role in users' Internet experiences, according to a new study from International Data Corp (IDC) on advanced Web usage around the globe.
The study looked at "who is doing the buying, what they do for a living, how much they spend, how concerned they are about purchasing over the Web, and what differences there are by country", IDC said.

TELECOM 99: IBM, Nokia team on wireless

IBM and Nokia announced a global partnership here yesterday which they said will help companies extend electronic-business applications to a variety of mobile devices.