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December 15, 1994
Tonight is NBC's weekly broadcast of "Mad About You," starring Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt, and the show's logged-on fans will surely be watching. After all, there's a Usenet group dedicated to the Buchmans, including a complete episode guide posted monthly. Check in at alt.tv.mad-about-you
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October 18, 2007 | From Times Wire Services
Music labels including Bertelsmann's Arista Records Inc. and EMI Group Capital Records sued Usenet.com to prevent it from providing access to an Internet network with millions of pirated songs. Fourteen labels claim in a complaint filed in federal court in New York that Usenet.com, based in Fargo, N.D., is infringing their copyrights by giving its customers access to parts of a network with illegal copies of songs. The companies are seeking to block Usenet.
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BUSINESS
February 13, 2001 | Associated Press
Google Inc. took over Deja.com's Usenet discussion service, adding more than 500 million wide-ranging messages to one of the Web's most extensive search engines. Terms between the privately held companies were not disclosed. The deal is a coup for Mountain View, Calif.-based Google, a rising Web star, and spells the end for New York-based Deja, an online search pioneer that never found a way to make money from its popular service.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 30, 2001
Jim Ellis, 45, who helped create the information-sharing electronic bulletin boards that predated the World Wide Web, died Thursday of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at his home in Beaver County, Pa. Most recently an Internet security consultant with Sun Microsystems, Ellis was one of the creators of Usenet, which linked computers and allowed people to share information and reply to messages.
BUSINESS
October 18, 2007 | From Times Wire Services
Music labels including Bertelsmann's Arista Records Inc. and EMI Group Capital Records sued Usenet.com to prevent it from providing access to an Internet network with millions of pirated songs. Fourteen labels claim in a complaint filed in federal court in New York that Usenet.com, based in Fargo, N.D., is infringing their copyrights by giving its customers access to parts of a network with illegal copies of songs. The companies are seeking to block Usenet.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 30, 2001
Jim Ellis, 45, who helped create the information-sharing electronic bulletin boards that predated the World Wide Web, died Thursday of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at his home in Beaver County, Pa. Most recently an Internet security consultant with Sun Microsystems, Ellis was one of the creators of Usenet, which linked computers and allowed people to share information and reply to messages.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 4, 1996 | Jaclyn Easton, Jaclyn Easton is the host of "Log On U.S.A.," which airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 1 p.m. on KIEV-AM 870
Eight letters. Begins with an I. Has helpful resources for crossword puzzle lovers.Answer: I-N-T-E-R-N-E-T. Beginning with tools to end frustration when confronted with an elusive clue, one need only point and click to the Jumble and Crossword Solver Web site at http://odin.chemistry.uakron. edu/cbower/jumble.html.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 24, 1995 | Jaclyn Easton, Jaclyn Easton is the host of "Log On U.S.A.," which airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 1 p.m. on KIEV-AM (870)
Internet Usenet discussion groups are simply loaded with fan-based areas devoted to specific actors and actresses. In the past year, however, a new trend has developed: groups devoted to the most important person behind the camera--the director. The activity level of each group is somewhat dependent on movies in current release, though many are bustling now since we are in the throes of the prestige film season. The Quentin Tarantino Usenet group, alt.fan.tarantino, is one example.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 2001
James T. Ellis, 45, the computer scientist who helped popularize the Internet by creating its forerunner Usenet, died June 28 of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at his home in Harmony, Pa. In 1979, Ellis and three other young computer scientists started Usenet, a widely distributed messaging system that links thousands of discussion groups involving millions of computer users.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 5, 1995 | Jaclyn Easton, Jaclyn Easton is the host of "Log On U.S.A.," which airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on KIEV-AM 870.
Among the most active art-related areas on the Internet, the classical music mailing list and Usenet discussion group are the cyberhome for classical music aficionados from around the world. Conversations range from the heady to the trivial and span every era up to the present. It's open to people interested in learning more about classical music or to those who wish to share their knowledge with classical neophytes.
BUSINESS
February 13, 2001 | Associated Press
Google Inc. took over Deja.com's Usenet discussion service, adding more than 500 million wide-ranging messages to one of the Web's most extensive search engines. Terms between the privately held companies were not disclosed. The deal is a coup for Mountain View, Calif.-based Google, a rising Web star, and spells the end for New York-based Deja, an online search pioneer that never found a way to make money from its popular service.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 15, 1994
Tonight is NBC's weekly broadcast of "Mad About You," starring Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt, and the show's logged-on fans will surely be watching. After all, there's a Usenet group dedicated to the Buchmans, including a complete episode guide posted monthly. Check in at alt.tv.mad-about-you
NEWS
December 26, 2001 | MICHAEL STROH, BALTIMORE SUN
It didn't take long after the capture of American Taliban John Walker Lindh before journalists were fanning out to learn more about this mysterious young man and how he went from a posh California suburb to a dingy Afghan prison. In the end, some of the most tantalizing clues emerged not from family members and neighbors but from Lindh himself, in writings he had posted years ago on the Internet.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 13, 1994 | Jaclyn Easton, Jaclyn Easton hosts "Log On L.A.," which airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on KIEV-AM 870
For those craving continuous electronic mail that discusses nothing but "Melrose Place," your prayers have been answered. No more waiting for Monday nights to get your fill of the fave Fox show. Cyberspace is the haven to talk about anything and everything related to "MP" (though the e-mail conversations are not affiliated with the show or the network).
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