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Saturday, March 4, 2000

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AMD Moves To 1-GHz On Monday
AMD will try to trump Intel by releasing 1-GHz Athlon processor on Monday, sources said today, although it's a good bet that Intel will try to move up the release of their one-gig chip to the begining of the week as well.


Macs Get Vertical
Many people use their Macs to cruise the Internet, retouch photos or edit digital video. But what if you need software to run a psychology practice or manage a cow herd?


We Don't Need Rude Software
You see, Quicken long ago reached the point where they had added every bell and whistle and refinement imaginable to their checkbook program. So now, the agenda is different.

Fear And Loathing In Software Creation...
Can 100% stable software be written? Theoretically - yes. Practically - no.

Apple Can Make A Difference
The importance of controlling both hardware and software cannot be over-estimated.


Descent 3
by Inside Mac Games
Descent 3 is an immersive single-player game and an addicting multiplayer game. It surpasses the graphics and gameplay of its predecessors while remaining true to the fell of the original.


Saturday, March 4, 2000
by Heng-Cheong Leong

As discovered by As The Apple Turns, this "water-resistant and durable EVA case" looks a lot like a particular brand of consumer laptop that we all love to get one.

The new AppleWorks 6 is out, and the readers from MacNN have spoken... Overall, many find it disappointing, as there are little new features, and the performance and stability seemed to be worse than version 5.


Finger-pointing Begins In Windows 2000 Bug Claims
Microsoft has been unable to douse allegations that one of the hotly anticipated technologies in Windows 2000 Server has a security hole.

HP To Debut Six-processor Servers
In an effort to wrestle some market share away from Compaq, Hewlett-Packard will introduce new Intel-based servers with an unusual six-processor design on Monday at bargain prices.

TI Looks To Overtake Intel
by Electronic Buyers' News
The shift in the electronics industry from PC-centric to one driven by communications and Internet-related appliacne has set the stage for Texas Instruments to supplant Intel in the next decade as the dominant force in the semiconductor industry, said TI executives.

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