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CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH: Wednesday, October 7, 1998

TODAY'S TOP STORIES - Amazon rivals moving in - Dell, @Home partner for Net access - Taxing adult sites

CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH: Wednesday, October 7, 1998

CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH
Wednesday, October 7, 1998
28 new stories as of 1:43 PM PT

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

-- Amazon rivals moving in
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27266%2C00.html
-- Dell, @Home partner for Net access
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27247%2C00.html
-- Taxing adult sites
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27257%2C00.html

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TOP STORIES

It's an Amazon jungle out there

Music sellers CDnow and N2K, along with Bertelsmann and Barnes & Noble, all have Amazon it their sites. Analysts say the pressure may affect Amazon in the long run, but long-time customers will probably stay.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27266%2C00.html

Taking the high road to high speed

Dell and @Home have joined forces in the quest to promote high speed Net access. The deal will include a marketing and technology development program, where Dell will offer PCs customized for @Home access.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27247%2C00.html

You're gonna pay for that

The Senate passed today a provision of the Internet Tax Freedom Act that would tax commercial sites that allow access of "harmful materials" to minors, unless the sites check for ID.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27257%2C00.html

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TODAY'S FEATURED STORIES

Join News.com for ongoing coverage of the Y2K saga
http://www.news.com/Categories/Index/0%2C3%2C87%2C00.html

The wired home of the future
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27222%2C00.html

GTE dumps unlimited access
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27262%2C00.html

AMD feeling chipper
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27221%2C00.html

Senate looks at bug and business
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27263%2C00.html

HP offers combo leasing
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27258%2C00.html

Navigator still has bug problem
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27264%2C00.html

Sun plans event to detail Jini
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27244%2C00.html

Privacy ad campaign to launch
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27231%2C00.html

Microsoft shows off Office 2000
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27241%2C00.html

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