Tuesday, November 5, 2002
BECTA, BFI Report Praises Apple
"Evidence from the pilot shows that the integration of DV into teaching and learning has the potential to enhance learning across the curriculum."
Software As A Service Alive And Well
Software vendors, don't try to turn your software into a subscription product unless you add some new features worth subscribing to.
Author Uses iBook, ViaVoice To Pen Sports Bio
Two years ago author Steve Moore started a writing collaboration with ABC Radio sports anchor, Johnny Holliday. The result was "Johnny Holliday: From Rock to Jock," a new book written entirely using an iBook and IBM's ViaVoice.
Breaking Into The Business: An Interview With Michael Matas
Meet Michael Matas. He's the graphic designer who helped Dan Wood create the great look for Watson and who's now designing for the Omni Group, as well as creating graphics and icons for other Mac OS X software developers.
Doing Three People's Work With One Mac
I would attend sessions [in a conference], take notes and photographs, write and edit articles, and lay out three four-page issues, distributed overnight to the hundreds of physicians attending, with highlights of the previous day and pointers for the new one.
Using AppleScript Studio To Improve Illustrator
"You donít have to have a technical background to do AppleScript or AppleScript Studio. Like a lot of things Apple does, Apple is making more powerful tools more accessible to more people."
AN APPLE A DAY : Quicktiming.org is an organization of QuickTime developers, enthusiasts and evangelists. Membership is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about or doing more with QuickTime.
MONSTER'S PROFIT : Pixar, Steve's other company, reported profits rose more than 600 percent in the third quarter.
'You're Still Guilty,' Judge In Sun Et Al Antitrust Case Tells MS
Yesterday the Maryland judge denied a request by Microsoft attorneys to re-open 395 of Judge Penfield Jackson's 412 findings of fact, so for the moment at least Jackson's conclusions can be used in the case Motz is dealing with.
Dell Handhelds Set For Comdex
Dell Computer is looking to put the squeeze on handheld makers with the introduction this month of two of its own handhelds.
WordPerfect's Spread Isn't Saving Corel
Analysts say those high-profile deals are ultimately unlikely to help Corel turn around a growing string of losses that have depressed the Canadian company's stock to the point where it now trades below cash value.
Microsoft's U.S. Settlement Won't Clear Path In Europe
"Our case is quite different from a factual point of view to the case in the United States," said Amelia Torres, the commission's spokeswoman on competition matters. She added, "We also have our own rules to uphold."