Saturday, April 12, 2003
Apple Shares Tumble Over Talks
Shares of Apple Computer fell almost 9 percent on Friday over concern that its talks with Vivendi Universal to buy the Universal Music Group could yield a deal that would deplete Apple's cash trove and push it into an uncertain and troubled market.
Apple Said To Discuss A Music Deal, But Not Too Seriously
Apple, the iconoclastic computer maker, has discussed an investment in Universal Music, the world's largest recording company, people close to the discussions said yesterday. These people, however, also cautioned that a deal was unlikely to be concluded.
Apple And Universal?
Wouldnít acquiring one of the big five music groups make it that much harder to do business with the other four?
Apple Buying Universal Music?
If Steve Jobs & company are interested in genuinely offering what customers want — the ability to use what they buy in any way they see fit for personal use — then this could be a great move. I have to wonder, though, whether it will turn Apple toward the side of control freakery.
World War II Online
World War II online is not necessarily a bad game, but it can only be truly enjoyable to people willing to put a lot of time and energy into the game.
HOW TO WATCH FREE CABLE WHILE YOU WORK... IN THE OFFICE : Tell your boss you need to review digital video recorders.
Microsoft Limits XML In Office 2003
A distinction that Microsoft is making between professional and standard versions of Office 2003 means that many customers may not get all the features they've been expecting, including broad support for Web services.