Monday, July 3, 2000
Journalism, Ethics And Sacred Cows
George Orwell said honest writers would admit to two motivations: the habit of noticing unpleasant facts, and a desire to show off.
Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition
Welcome back to the land of Azeroth. Warcraft II — one of the most popular and successful computer games of all time — is here again with a new and improved version.
Call me weird, but I would expect microsoft.net to point to the brand new project from our beloved Redmond monopoly, rather than to the home page.
If you are coming from Catcha, this is not a new initiative brought to you by SingTel. The only good thing out of Catcha might well be the "Friends" sponsorship. Even then...
4 years ago - CNET : Macintosh Sales Hit The Skids. Sales of Apple Computer's Macintosh lineup, already sluggish, are now plummeting and could make a comeback by the embattled computer maker more difficult than previously thought.
Microsoft Retains Supreme Court Expert For Legal Team
Carter Phillips, a top litigator before the U.S. Supreme Court, has been retained by Microsoft Corp. to assist with appeals in its landmark antitrust case.
New Pentium For Power Users Only, Analysts Say
Intel's new Pentium IV processor will give a performance boost for office PCs, but only for power-hunger users, according to a US analyst.
Let's Not Spare The Rod
What appears to matter here is not competition between Oracle and Microsoft, but some amorphous popularity contest or battle for mind share.
Microsoft Challenges Java With C Sharp
Microsoft appears to be ready to give up on its efforts to be a Java language vendor and is substituting a new language of its own, C Sharp, that captures some of Java's precision and productivity features.
A Break In Moore's Law, But, Hey, Who's Counting?
Ever-faster computers are just in the nature of things. Yet recently, computer scientists have begun to fret that the end may be in sight.
Microsoft To Reward Its Technical Elite
To reward its brightest technologists, Microsoft is introducing a distinguished engineer program, initially honoring 16 of the company's best designers.