Craig Newell

Craig Newell joined Ziff Davis Internet as Associate Editor in June 2003.Prior to that, he served as a freelance editor for Ziff Davis.Newell began his reporting at BetaNews, a site dedicated to news surrounding pre-release software.In 2001, he joined Ziff Davis' eWEEK as a freelance reporter covering America Online Inc. where he broke several important stories including unreleased details on America Online's software client. He has also served as an online community producer for CNN.com and worked on MSNBC's daytime news programming.

AOL 9.0 Beta Released

America Online last week made its AOL 9.0 client available to beta testers.The software, code-named Blue Hawaii, is a marked departure from the last release, AOL 8.0, in offering...

AOL Readies Standalone Browser

As the hubbub of alternative Web browsers keeps growing—from speculation over a so-called "Gbrowser" from search-engine leader Google Inc. to the many advances in the open-source Mozilla project—in the...

Microsoft Readies More SPOT Watch Services

Microsoft is continuing to flesh out the services it is offering via its SPOT (Smart Personal Object Technology) "smart" watches.On Monday, Microsoft released a minor update to its MSN...

Network Card Theft Causes Internet Outage

A handful of corporate customers were left without e-mail and Internet access Monday after the theft of networking equipment from a New York City office late Sunday. Law enforcement officials...

New MSN Direct Services Coming to a Watch Near You Soon

Microsoft Corp.s MSN Direct service is only a few months old, but the company already is expanding rapidly the content available via the SPOT smart watches.The next MSN Direct...

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