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Wednesday, March 1, 2000


Roger Ebert Joins Mac Luminaries Gather To Celebrate Don Crabb On The Mac Show
by The Mac Observer
A gathering of some of the big names in the Mac community is commencing this evening on The Mac Show to celebrate Don Crabb's life.

Apple Shares Surge After Analyst Comments
by Reuters
Shares of Apple Computer Inc. jumped in active trading after a Donaldson Lufkin Jenrette analyst made positive comments about the PC maker, saying it is poised for a strong March quarter.

QuickTime's Lack Of MPEG-2 Support Hurts Mac DVD Playback
by MacCentral
The reason that Macs have such terrible DVD playback performance is because QuickTime doesn't support MPEG-2. This prohibits Mac DVD players from using hardware acceleration of DVD playback.

Going Online At Indian Reservation
by San Jose Mercury News
It would be a safe bet that the iMac computer Myra Jodie won from a San Jose-based teen Web site will be the first on her block. But then, she doesn't exactly live on a block.


Dr. !Seuss On Aqua
by The Mac Observer
You do not like it. So you say. Try it! Try it! and you may. Try it and you may, I say.


Wednesday, March 1, 2000
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Found on Macs Only!, a new Apple TIL 75050 publicly thanks Don Crabb.


Microsoft Takes Aim At Linux With Reworked OS
Microsoft took a swipe at the growing Linux movement today as it joined forces with Intel to tackle the emerging market for "server appliacnes," a new category of special-purpose computers.

AMD Undercuts Intel With Lower Chip Prices
Advanced Micro Devices slashed prices on its Athlon and K6-2 chips in its latest move to steal market share from rival Intel.

Compaq Acknowledges A Defect
by New York Times
The Compaq Computer Corporation has conceded that at least 1.7 million of its Presairo computers have a defect similar to one that prompted the Toshiba Corporation to agree to a $2.1 billion settlement in a class-action suit last October.

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