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More woe for SCO as Nasdaq says 'go'

Battered unix patent warrior SCO has been booted from the Nasdaq after it lost an appeal against delisiting by the New York technology market. SCO told the SEC on Thursday about its latest defeat in regulatory filing. Nasdaq first showed SCO the door when it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in September. The firm told …
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Microsoft promises, fails to keep things simple for partners

Microsoft today tried to convince UK channel partners that it’s working hard to simplify its licensing terms, but many resellers have grumbled that the firm hasn’t gone far enough yet. MS director of emerging technology, Gurprit Singh, who was speaking at the company’s partner event in London this morning, told the gathered …
Kelly Fiveash, 01 Oct 2008

Falling pound brings iTunes UK into line with Europe

Apple no longer needs to lower the price of songs on iTunes UK in order to achieve pricing parity with the rest of Europe - fluctuating exchange rates have done the job for it. Back in January, Apple pledged to unify the cost of dowloads across Europe in order to head of the possibility that it might be forced to do so by …
Tony Smith, 16 Jul 2008
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SEC sues 'hacker' firm for insider trading

A firm that allegedly hacked into corporate servers to access news releases early has been sued by US market regulators. Blue Bottle used the illegal tactic to gain an unfair advantage in market trades that have made it $2.7m in profits, the Securities and Exchange Commission claims. A lawsuit filed by the SEC on Monday alleges …
John Leyden, 27 Feb 2007
The Register breaking news

United halves newmeejah spend

United News & Media is to halve its investment in newmeejah for 2001 and rename its online umbrella organisation as part of series of changes at the company. The monster media group blew £120 million propping up its online sector during 2000. Next year, it can only afford £60 million. It has also signalled its intention to …
Team Register, 15 Dec 2000
The Register breaking news

Confusion delays Cowpland insider trading trial to 2002

Canadian securities market regulators may not get a chance to bring Corel founder and former CEO Michael Cowpland to trial on insider trading charges for at least two years, it has emerged. The reason? Cowpland's prosecutor and his defender both claim it's up to the other to get the ball rolling. Neither can agree on who's …
Tony Smith, 04 Jan 2001