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Wednesday, July 3, 2002


Opera Browser Makes Inroads On Linux, Mac
by Richard Karpinski, Internet Week

Apple Pares Manufacturing Jobs
by Ian Fried, CNET
Apple Computer this week cut a small number of jobs at a manufacturing facility near Sacramento, Calif.

Xserve Grabs The Spotlight
by Mark Hall, Computerworld
Apple Computer caught the industry off guard with the recent announcement of its Mac OS X-based Xserve servers, but users and analysts say that so far, they like what they see.

Enterprises Eye Mac OS X
by Mark Hall, Computerworld
Whether Mac OS X lifts Apple from its current 5% market share remains to be seen. But IT hasn't looked this kindly on the Mac in almost a decade.

Mac OS X As Preventive Medicine
by Mark Hall, Computerworld
Adding systems running Mac OS X can help create a heterogeneous environment that presents a defense against particularly threatening viruses that target a single operating system.

Escaping To Bryant Park, But Staying Connected To The Web
by Jason Begay, New York Times
Bryant Park is one of more than 70 wireless access sites in New York City and one of the first to formally span a city park.

The MacHax Best Hack Contest 2002
by Adam C. Engst, TidBITS


RIP Classic Mac OS
by Richard K. Hallmark, Mac Design
Making the move to OS X.

Apple Deal Influences People But Doesn't Win Friends
by Dan Gillmor, San Jose Mercury News
I'm delighted to know that Apple is totally committed to keeping the Mac the top music-making computing platform. Somehow, I wish that the company had found a different way to show it.

Apple: Taking OS X Security Seriously—Finally
by Stephan Somogyi, ZDNet
While Apple's speedy turnaround with the OpenSSH fix and the DNR announcement are laudable indeed, two data points do not a trend plot. Apple's ongoing behavior in this realm is the key to building and then maintaining confidence among Mac OS X users, recommenders, and buyers.

Mac Users To MS: Your Right To Left Defence Is Upside Down
by Andrew Orlowski, The Register
Some, but not too much sympathy for Microsoft Mac boss from readers wanting Hebrew and Arabic support on the Macintosh.

iPod, You Pod, Will We All Pod?
by Charles Haddad, BusinessWeek
The portable digital music player's popularity could be Jobs & Co.'s portal to becoming a mainstream consumer-electronics outfit.


FileMaker Pro 5.5

FileXaminer 1.1
by Eric Blair, ATPM

Why Your PC Is No Better Than A $15 Wristwatch
by David Coursey, ZDNet
Real clock people don't trust their computer's clock for much of anything.

Learning The Mac OS X Termina, Part 5
by Chris Stone, O'Reilly Network


Wednesday, July 3, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Bjarne Stronstrup: I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to use as my telephone. My wish has come true. I no longer know how to use my telephone.


AMD Slashes Sales Target Again
by Larry Dignan, CNET
Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday issued its second revenue warning in two weeks, forecasting second-quarter sales of about $600 million.

Judge Clears Way To Antitrust Verdict
by Joe Wilcox, ZDNet
In a move that could bring Microsoft and the Justice Department closer to an approved settlement deal, a federal judge said Tuesday that both parties had complied with laws governing antitrust settlements.

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