Tuesday, August 20, 2002
Apple's Mac Muscles In
Lots of scientists are taking a long second look at a computer that many of them, not long ago, might have dismissed as a toy.
Apple Extends .Mac Subscription
Apple has extended the subscription period for former iTools members so that those signing up for the company's .Mac services can use the service for longer.
Apple Takes Bow For Another Emmy
Steve Jobs credited Final Cut Pro for bringing the quality of a $50,000 editing bya to anyone willing to spend $1,000 for video-editing software.
PGP Finds New Home With Startup
Network Associates has unloaded its software portfolio based on the security technology PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) to a startup launched Monday by a collection of security industry veterans.
Ben hammersley: Hang on, if I can now run any Xwindows app, as well as command line stuff, and hence can use any Open Source Linux application as well as any native OS X applications, and use the Fink package manager to stay up to date... all for free... why the hell didn't I switch earlier?
There are only 10 kinds of people in the world—Those who understand binary, and those who don't.
Security Flaw In Key Microsoft Services
Microsoft on Tuesday warned users of a number of its subscription programs, including product testing and volume licensing, of a potential security flaw affecting the software they use for downloads.
Two Chip 'Brains' Better Than One?
There's more than one way to build a multi-chip microprocessor, according to Intel.
Microsoft Faces Taiwan Inquiry
Microsoft is facing an investigation by Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission into allegations that it has abused its market power.