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Why Microsoft could be Google's best bet

The New York Times reports that Google and Microsoft have been discussing 'a range of options' over the past two months, without reaching any conclusions. This is hardly surprising, as in this industry even the bitterest rivals regularly meet, even if it's for a round of golf. While an acquisition remains highly unlikely, a partnership between the two could be the best option for ensuring Google's long-term survival.
Andrew Orlowski, 01 Nov 2003

Ireland domain registry CEO resigns

The chief executive of Ireland’s domain registry, IEDR, has resigned on the eve of a disciplinary hearing, bringing to a close 13 months of infighting at the company.
Kieren McCarthy, 01 Nov 2003

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