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Tuesday, October 24, 2000

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SkyCorp Signs Agreement With NASA To Fly The First Webserver In Space - And It Will Be A Mac G4
The company is considering flying a Mac G4 cube since its passive cooling technology has some definite advantages in a microgravity environment.

Time To Bite At Apple's Stock?
Already a billionaire, Jobs is there to make waves, not avoid risks, they figure. That [...] will mean a return to "insanely great" products, as well as great design, Appleís forte of late.


Napster Releases Mac Beta
Napster has posted a free public beta of the controversial MP3 file-swapping software, which previously was available only to Windows users.

Mac-To-Mac In OS X
Apple has done a decent job of allowing for Mac-to-Mac connections within the public beta. Despite some rough spots, the basics are there, and they work well.


Will Apple Bounce Back?
by The Mac Observer


CodeWarrior, Learning Edition
by Macworld
Instructors should know that Learning Edition is the all-time bargain as a programming teaching environment, and you're doing your students a favor by assigning it. For those who want to learn on their own, it's a great deal.

Apple Cinema Display
by Macworld
Truly an engineering and design breakthrough, the Apple Cinema Display offers a huge amount of screen real estate but fits on the most modest desktops. The digital flat panel offers unparalleled sharpness and color saturation, with edge-to-edge focus that analog monitors can't match.


Tuesday, October 24, 2000
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Hey, hey, hey. An iMac-inspired Swiss Army knife.


Microsoft Delivers Office 10 Beta Early
by ZDNet
The software maker adds new fixes and functionality that were missing from earlier betas in its Office 2000 successor for Windows.

Compaq Comeback Rolls On With Earnings Surprise
Compaq Computer on Tuesday beat third-quarter expectations by a penny a share in another sign the company is on the mend.

In Priase Of Microsoft's PDA Diplomacy
by ZDNet
How did a confirmed non-PDA user — that'd be me — find himself in the midst of a fiery showdown between Palm and Pocket PC partisans?

Compaq Looks To Fuel Comeback With Earnings Report
Compaq Computer is expected to return to double-digit revenue growth for the first time in several quarters, another milestone in the company's comeback efforts.

Intel Sets Pentium 4 Path To 2GHz
by ZDNet
The chip maker is counting on the Pentium 4 to pull it into the speed lead again. But, don't hold your breath.

MS Attempts To Stomp Office 10 Bugs
by eWEEK
Just one month after releasing Office 10 Beta 1, Microsoft has sent out an updated version containing mostly bug fixes for Outlook.

Compaq Predicts 35 Percent Sales Growth In China Region
by Bloomberg News
Compaq Computer expects to see 35 percent revenue growth in the China region next year as it shifts its focus away from PCs to e-commerce related hardware, the company said Monday.

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