Friday, January 24, 2003
Softly Does It! I'm Writing On The Edge
My name is Jessie Moniz. I'm a Microsoft Windows user. I'm relieved just to have reached the end of this column without my computer crashing.
Quebec's Eastern Township Schools To Buy 5,000 Apple Notebooks
In its efforts to provide its students with the best learning experience, the Eastern Townships School Board announced today an innovative Enhanced Learning Strategy that will provide every student in its schools with an Apple portable computer. This will be the first board-wide laptop initiative implemented in Canada.
Henrico Parents Happy With iBook Program
Henrico schools teamed with Apple and launched the Teaching and Learning Technology Initiative.
Tech Coalition Fires At Hollywood
The battle between Silicon Valley and Hollywood went public with a fury Thursday, as leading computer companies kicked off a campaign to paint the entertainment business as the bad guy in wanting to mandate strict copy protection technology.
Apple Confirms Keynote Glitch
"Apple has identified a bug in the driver software for certain ATI graphics chips which can affect a small number of systems when used with Keynote," the company said.
Microsoft Reorgs Windows Client Team
Redmond elevates veteran Will Poole to run the expanded Windows client business for the company.
Microsoft's .Net To Get EU Nod
The European Union's privacy watchdogs are expected to say next week that Microsoft's .Net Passport system broadly complies with EU data protection rules and that only minor changes are needed, EU sources said Thursday.
Dell Switches Internal Servers To Linux
Dell Computer has switched 14 of its internal servers from Sun Microsystems machines to its own systems running Linux and a new version of Oracle's database software, Chief Information Officer Randy Mott said Thursday.