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Google 'to offer compromise' in antitrust probe

Google has been accused of antitrust activities. Photo: AFP

Google was poised to offer voluntary concessions that would end a 20-month US antitrust probe of its business practices without any enforcement action being taken, two people familiar with the matter said.

Tuesday, 18 December, 2012, 2:33am

eLong warns of Baidu threat

Amid a drop in quarterly profits, online travel agency eLong has raised concerns about the potential negative market impact of rival Qunar's acquisition by mainland internet search giant Baidu.

10 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Locally-developed internet search tool can help parents filter out pornography

I think it was Confucius who said there is no good or evil technology, it's only how it is used that makes it so.

17 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Now everyone's an expert thanks to Net knowledge

We live in an internet world that already allows us to do a lot online, everything from phoning up our relatives abroad to sharing - potentially - that song you've just composed with a global audience.

Now Yahoo, the world's leading internet portal, is giving everyone the chance to be a 'professor'' in the virtual world by answering questions raised by other 'netizens'.

21 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Spiders spin tangled web of information on Net

Not only have they been a hit at the box office recently, 'eight-legged freaks' also infest the World Wide Web. There are numerous species of spiders (alias 'bots' and 'wanderers') to be found scuttling along its threads.

23 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Tricks for making hay on the Web

For many people, searching the Internet has become a nightmare, thanks to the massive number of Web pages cluttering cyberspace. Finding the information you need is worse than looking for a needle in a haystack - it's more like looking for a needle in an entire corn field!

15 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Asia service updated

Asian Sources Online has been given a new user interface, Power Search search engine and an 'electronic showroom' for company home pages. Its upgraded site is at www.2.asiansources.com.

15 Apr 1997 - 12:00am