Wednesday, August 31, 2005


Flooding Stops Presses and Broadcasts, So Journalists Turn to the Web
With their offices and presses flooded, news media outlets in New Orleans mostly abandoned newsprint and television and set up shop online.
STEVE LOHR and FELICIA R. LEE

Britain to Ban Violent Sexual Images on Internet
The British government has announced plans to ban the downloading and possession of violent sexual images.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Early Look at Research Project to Re-engineer the Internet
The National Science Foundation is planning an effort to create a network more suited to the computerized world of the next decade.
JOHN MARKOFF

What Makes You Safer in a Crash May Pose Risks in the Rescue
Firefighters, paramedics and others who are among the first to respond to accidents are asking automakers for help in coping with the unexpected consequences of new safety equipment.
TIM MORAN

Do You MySpace?
Created in the fall of 2003, MySpace quickly caught on with millions of young adults as a place to maintain their home pages.
ALEX WILLIAMS

An IPod Cellphone Said to Be Imminent
Apple Computer and Motorola plan to unveil a long-awaited mobile phone and music player next week that will incorporate Apple's iTunes software.
MATT RICHTEL

The Claim: Violent Video Games Make Young People Aggressive
Studies generally show that violent video games can have short-term effects on children, but there is little evidence of long-term changes.
ANAHAD O'CONNOR

Garage Rock Meets Garage Critics
Anybody who has a voice strong enough to stand out on the Web can have a real impact on the media business.

Sprint Nextel Buys Affiliates to Ease Conflicts
Sprint Nextel will buy two small wireless affiliates, resolving legal issues arising from Sprint's purchase of Nextel Communications.
REUTERS