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Sunday, April 13, 2003


Vivendi/Apple Talks In Key Phase, Could Still Fail
by Noah Barkin, Reuters
The source, who is familiar with the talks, said the negotiations had progressed since starting in earnest earlier this year. But the source played down speculation the sale of Universal Music to the firm run by California computer guru Steve Jobs was a done deal.

Apple To Report Quarterly Results Wednesday
by Remy Davison, Insanely Great Mac
Apple has not issued an earnings warning.

The Killer Browser
by Steven Levy, Newsweek
Itís been only a decade since the release of Mosaic, the Web application that changed finance, commerce, cultureóand the world.

Now It's M'Soft
by Tim Arango and Erica Copulsky, New York Post
Microsoft has expressed interest in buying Vivendi's Universal Music Group, setting up a possible bidding war between the software maker and rival Apple Computer, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Program To Make Parents Computer-Savvy Will Expand
by Darren Meritz, El Paso Times
School and government leaders supporting a pilot program that provides laptop computers and Internet access to parents announced Friday that it will be expanded to include 60 more elementary schools in the area.


Mac G4 Laptops Pretty, Powerful; Apple Edits Final Cut Pro Software
by James Coates, Chicago Tribune
Macintosh remains the gold standard for amateur and professional computer movie creators.

Apple's 'Lunchbox' PowerBook Delivers A Nice Midlevel Laptop
by Glenn Fleishman, Seattle Times
Home users and business travelers who have outgrown the iBook should look to the 12-inch PowerBook G4 as their next logical step.

1000MHz Ower Mac Bonanza
by rob-ART morgan, Bare Feats
Two CPUs are better than one.

Hands On With Bretford's Digital Hub Workspace
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
I've looked far and wide for the ultimate desk for my home office. I think I've found it.


Sunday, April 13, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

SLOW NEWS DAY? : Everybody seems to have a source to contribute to the rumor of Apple buying Universal Music.


Microsoft's Out To Rewrite The Same Old Story
by Iain S Bruce, Sunday Herald
With 25,000 free PDAs reaching key developers as we speak and a mammoth marketing effort already lurching into action, you wouldn't bet against this latest move becoming the tactical masterstroke that powers Microsoft well into computing's second generation.

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