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These articles were first published in the World Internet News Digest (W.I.N.D.) section
of the COSMO21.COM web site which is currently off-line. The content of these articles
showcase the latest in Internet technologies, how people are using the web and how this global
networking phenomenon is changing our lives and the way we do business.

Online Banking

Internet Shopping/SET

Interactive TV/WebTV

Telecommunication

Smart Card

ADSL/Broadband

Technology

Computer Security

E-Cash & Micropayment

Company News

International Info-Highway E-Commerce

Consumer Lifestyle

Miscellaneous

Government E-Commerce

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Online Banking

Entrust/Direct Online Banking & SEDAR Online
Canada Trust Goes Online Banking With AOL Canada
Intuit BankNow is on the Web
Consumers Win as Online Bankers Fight For Profits
Internet Banking Picks Up Steam As Quicken and Money United
Canadian Internet Banking - A Summary
Internet Banking - The Next Killer App
TD "To Do" Banking On The Internet
Bankers Facing Real Changes In Virtual World
Internet Banking Services - A Modular Approach

Internet Shopping

Online Shoppers Mean Gold For Net Merchants
Merchants Get SET for Internet Shopping
E-Wallet & Digital ID SET for Internet Shopping Now

Telecommunication

GTE & AT&T to Merge Web With Telephone
Canada Has Its Past & Future in Telecommunication
E-Mails and Web Pages on Cellular Phone LCDs
E-Commerce Air Attacks - Cell Phones To Tap Wireless Money
BT + MCI = Global Internet Giant
Internet Via Satellite For Canadians
Air Surfing The Internet Via Satellite

Interactive TV/WebTV

Enhanced TV -- Network Computing Hits Home
WebTV - More Than Just Web & TV
Internet TV -- The Next Big Wave for Web Surfing
WebTV & Microsoft vow for a PC/TV Union
WebTV Hyperlinks With TV Guide
PC and TV Will Merge To Serve The Net
Digital High Definition TV (HDTV) Ready to Roll
WebTV Comes To Japan
Hong Kong Homes Get Wired via Interactive TV
WebTV, 5,000,000 Channels, Anything On?
What's It Gonna Be-A PC, TV or Both?
PC + TV + Net = The Latest Threesome

Smart Card

Big Mac Goes High Tech With GeldKarte in Germany
Vancouver's BC Transit Goes Electronic
New York, New York. Smart Card, Smart Card
Mondex Beefs Up Security For Major Roll Out
U.S. Marine Corps. Gets Smart With Amex
Visa Sees Future in Smart Card & Online Payment
Visa Cash/Credit/Debit - It's Your Choice in Hong Kong
Mondex Scores a Victory in Canada over Visa Cash
Smart Cards Get SET and Go Multi-application
Fort Knox Army Recruits To Use Mellon Smart Cards
Amex, Hilton & IBM Make for Smart Travel
Visa Cash Reloaded and Charged for Barrie, ON
EXACT Payment Please While in Kingston, ON
Visa Cash Hits Mondex With a UK Home Run
Mondex Bankrolled Into North America
Smart Cards Make Life Easy on Israeli Campus
Amex Cards Get Smart For Travelers
Canada's Smart Card Deal With China
Europe Leads The World In Smart Card Usage
Kingston Gets Smart With EXACT Card
Visa Cash To be Used In Vancouver's AIDS Conference
Mondex Turns Guelph, ON Into Smart Card City
Mondex Gives Visa Cash A Run For Their Money
'Visa Cash' Micropayment Cards To Be Used In HK
US Banks To Test 'Smart Cards' In NYC
Smart Cards & Internet Point-Of-Sale Devices

E-Cash & Micropayment

E-Cash -- Is It Legal Tender?
CyberCash Gets Low Down & Dirty with E-cash
Visa Cash Tests Internet Micropayment Waters
DigiCash Expands to U.S. as Mondex Enters Philippines
Sweden TORGET is E-Commerce Smart
DigiCash Ready for Internet Micropayment
Mondex E-cash Cards Turn New Leaf In Canada
E-Money As CASH, Switzerland Says

Technology

Microsoft Says NT 5.0 Will Be an Easy Step Up From 3.x
IBM ViaVoice Teaches PCs to Understand Chinese
Java, Unix & NC To Merge With Windows NT
PaperDisk Stores Computer Data on Paper
Slim Navigator Brings Netscape Back to Its Roots
Small Businesses are Ardent Supporters of Internet
PCs Cluster Up To Take on Big Iron
The Reincarnation of DOS in an Internet Era
Women Honored as World's First Computer Programmers
HP Acquires Verifone to Push E-Commerce & Smart Cards
Intel Thinks That NC & NetPC are Both Cool
EDI Plays The Internet Tune
Verifone Makes E-Commerce An Everyday Affair
Who Will Win The Internet Browser War?
The 'Net Gives New Life To EDI
Microsoft Debuts Internet Explorer 3.0
Microsoft Will Have Java In Windows O.S.
Common WWW Format For Grocery Traders
New Navigator 3.0 Aimed At Corporate Intranets
EDI To Merge With Internet
Canadian Grocers Respond To Consumers
NC - What Computer Firms Are Doing With It
NC vs PC, Which One Is Right For You
Browser Wars And Who Will Win? 
IBM Builds NetCommerce Product
Boeing's 'BOLD' Move Online
Joint Electronic Payments Initiative (JEPI)
Netscape & Verifone's Internet Payment Pact

ADSL/Broadband

Europe and Asia Telcos Send Video Over ADSL
US Robotics Develops Dual Mode x2 & ADSL Modem
@Home Partners with Rogers & Shaw
High Speed DSL Access for [email protected]
Can The 56Kbps Modems Really Deliver?
ADSL is Hot, ISDN is Not, U.S. Telcos Say
ADSL & Cable Modem To End World Wide Wait
Cable Modems To Hit 2 Million Homes In Canada
Major U.S. Telcos Commit To French ADSL System
Alcatel's ADSL/ATM Super Modem
Motorola Global Cable Modem Tests
U.S. Robotics Has 56 Kbps Modem
Microsoft's Ambitious Cable Plan
Motorola & Microsoft In Cable Modem Deal
Telcos Look To ADSL To Combat Cable Modem

Consumer Lifestyle

Intel 3-D Helps Ticketmaster Sells Tickets Online
Mile High Casino & Caribbean DigiCash Gambling
Slurp Your Way Through Cyberspace @ 7-11
Intel Takes Your Car For a Spin on the Internet
51M Americans Online & Rising Fast, IntelliQuest Says
Sex Makes the World Wide Web Goes Around
Web Ads - The Content is the Message
ATM Online Casinos for Homes & Offices
[email protected], Wise or Vice?
Massive Exodus of AOL will flock to Net
Home Computing "Is a Good Thing" for Martha Stewart
Wheelchair Accessible Web Pages
Don't Hand Me No Cookies, Big Brother
Ontario Schools Sell Ads on PCs for Funding
Last Call, All Aboard @ Canadian Airline WWW
E-Mail Sexual Harassment & Death Threats
CIBC WebATMs Offer Unique Consumer Services in Canada
Kodak Lets You Share Photos Online With Friends & Family
From Russia With Sex - Net Scam Out of Moldova
ACLU Protects Parolee Freedom in Cyberspace
More About Women In New Media
Long Lost Cash Can Be Found in Cyberspace
Internet Kiosks @ Airports & Hotels
The O.J. Saga In Cyberspace
Corporate Web Wars With Employees
Madonna Serenades Webheads
Headbone Derby - A New Way To Learn on The WWW
How To Score With Women Online
Amazing Discoveries At Birmingham, UK
The Red Hot Battles For Cool Cyber Names
'Net Happenings: Babies, Jeans, Votes & Webstock
Web Site Features Gruesome Violence
FBI Netted Fugitive With Tips From The Internet
Web Ratings, Net Virus, Prodigy Sale, One-Step Download 
CompuServe Moves To The Web
Cash Cow Patent And Overturned Decency Act
Ads, Cars & Survey 
Cathay Pacific Online Ticket Bidding
"Content Is King" -- Bill Gates
Yes, Virginia. It's Virtual Psychology
From ocean to ocean - 24 Hours In Cyberspace
Alaskan Airlines to sell tickets over the web
Internet stock quotes, have it your way

International Information Highway & E-commerce

Visa Roskart Makes For Smart Debit in Russia
Canadians Faces Tough Challenges in Internet Era
A True Voice From Indonesia
French Minitel 'ZOOM PAGES' To the Internet
CANARIE to Secure Net Payment with Mondex Card
Aussies Use DigiCash for Net Commerce
China is Red Hot for the Internet
Denmark and France Pioneer E-Commerce
England's X-Nation Ban on Child Sexual Abuse Report
Chilean Press Uses Net to combat News Black Out
Inside Canada, the English & French Fight over the Net
Canada Plans World's First E-Commerce Campus
Malaysia Wants U.S. in Multimedia Super Corridor
Canada Lags Behind U.S. in 'Net Usage
Singapore Pushes E-commerce Envelope
Singapore's Biggest Worry - Malaysia
China Wire Itself With Nationwide Intranet
WWW Site For A Better Hong Kong
China Takes Action To Protect U.S. Copyright Goods
Indonesia To Install 10,000+ Smart Card Payphones
China Takes On The Internet In A Big Way
Chinese Language Unite Over WWW
Internet Usage - An Asia Panorama
First WWW Organ Donor Registry Opens In UK
Internet access in Russia
Net Porn - One Big Global Issue
Japan to sell farm products over the web
New Euro on-line service attracts 70,000+ hits daily
Prince Charles Launched Youth Entrepreneur WWW in Canada
Statistic Canada's new study on home computers
More confusing numbers about Internet users
Electronic commerce over the web

Company News

GEnie Sale Updates...
GE's Coming & Going Internet ventures
Intel's new venture with Hollywood group
More details on Oracle's Internet device
Turner Broadcasting System to 'Spiv'
Microsoft buys Vermeer to enable 'webtop publishing'
IBM and Sears may dump Prodigy
Bad weather, good surfing for AOL

Computer Security

WebScanX Armor Thy PC Against Rouge Attacks
FBI Napped Man Selling 100,000 Credit Card #s
CertCo/Spyrus Got Made as Don Crypto
ActiveX Used To Steal Money Online From Quicken Users
Bellcore Discovers Security Hole in Smart Card
Europe Defies U.S. With Secure E-mail Service
Smart Cards Seen As Way To Prevent Fraud
Password: Your Fingerprint Please
Hacker Calls CIA Stupid
Digital Signature - Your ID on The WWW
Beware. Deadly Java 'Black Widow' Out On The Web
New Products For Internet Security and Authentication

Government E-commerce

U.S. Treasury Plans Internet Commerce Taxation
U.S. Takes Lead to Promote E-Commerce Over Net
Uncle Sam Wants You to use E-cash, Soldier
USPS Renaissance: The Digital Postmaster
Post Office To Handle Bulk Mail Over Internet
Post Office To Lick Your E-Mail
Clinton makes history with live webcast
IRS says "See you on the web!"

Miscellaneous

Princess Diana - The Tragic Life of a Century
July 1, 1997 00:00 This Hour & Day Belong to Hong Kong
Notable Quotables - Blah, Blah, Blah...
Unpaid Domain Names Add Up to $50 million
Hale-Boop Comet & UFOs Lead to Tragic Mass Suicide
Tabloid Sites Besieged Queen's Royal Web Page
In Memorial: Chinese Leader Deng Xiao Ping
A Scam Tale of Two Cities
From Fur Trade To Cyber Trade, Hudson Bay Goes Again
US Congressman in Cuba to ease embargo
Welcome to cardiac arrest, adios amigo
Taiwan shares national treasure
Israeli president met with WW2 Hitler opposers in Germany
Danish spin doctors on wheels


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