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Tuesday, June 13, 2000

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Gates: Antitrust Tiral "A Waste Of Resource"
Likening the case to a famed intellectural property suit brought by Apple against Microsoft years ago, Gates called the government's antittrust action "misguided" and an "unfortunate distraction".

Apple Posts AirPort Update
The update allows users to add another level of security by hiding the name of the network.


Beyond Lemonade Standds: A Girl Seeks Her Fortune Online
by N.Y. Times News Service
On the small screen — no, not television's, but the personal coputer's — Ashley Power is becoming a big star.

Apple Macs Still In Much Demand
by Africa News Online
The deman for Apple Macs in South Africa continues as the rationalised computer manufacturer battles to supply its local channel.


Choosing The Right Portable Computer For You
by Insanely Great Mac
Going portable can leave Mac users pondering some options.


Tuesday, June 13, 2000
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Shame, Shame!

Scripting News: The very first thing for Microsoft to do is have some shame. You got caught doing something that's very wrong and illegal. Admit that much.

Create News

Lately, there has been an increase of Mac web sites that invite you to add news items easily. The following are just some of those that I know of:

Mac Renegade

Mac Rumors: The Mac news you care about.

MacSlash: A daily dose of Macintosh news and discussion.

And of course, your truly, AppleSurf. Yet another Slashdot effect?

Around the Weblogs

MetaFilter: It's a site which allows you to post your crazy ideas and get feedback from others, and possibly find links to similar ideas.


Microsoft, Partners Introduce 'UltimateTV'
by San Jose Mercury News
Microsoft is trying again to reach beyond the personal computer into the TV set.

Microsoft Adding Processor-based Software Pricing
by Computerworld
Products that will be affected include the company's SQL Server 2000 database and other DNA 2000 server products.

Senate Judiciary To Hold Microsoft Hearings
by Computer Reseller News
The Senate Judiciary Committee is planning hearings to air public concerns about the Microsoft breakup order.

Windows Goes Wireless
by InfoWorld
Intel plans to work with Microsoft to make its Bluetooth software native to the Windos operating environment by the first half of 2001.

Government Asks Judge To Reject Microsoft Motion
by Reuters
The government Monday accused Microsoft of trying to slow the proces by which the firm's antitrust case can go directly to the Supreme Court.

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