Tuesday, July 8, 2003
Apple Names Tevanian Chief Software Technology Officer
Apple on Tuesday announced the promotion of Avadis "Avie" Tevanian Jr., PhD, to the position of chief software officer. Tevanian will now focus on setting company-wide software technology directions, according to Apple.
QTVR Brings Aviation History To Life
Dennis Biela of LightSpeed Media and David Palermo of WorldVR have teamed up to record 200 aircraft and 128 space artifacts using high resolution digital photography and QuickTime VR.
Ambrosia Releases Free WireTap Audio Utility
WireTap enables users to record any audio playing on the Mac — whether it's an audio stream from an Internet radio station, sound from DVD Player, game audio, iChat AV conversations, or more.
Laptop Computers For Students
"We could be on the cuting edge of technology... We could provide that to the students and get them the access."
Apple 'Locks Out' Software Vendors
Intentionally or not, "Apple is pursuing a strategy that locks out their third-party software vendors."
Watson Homes In On Panther
The new version adds compatibility with the upcoming OS X 10.3 release, and includes several enhancements and bug fixes.
Reader Follows Up On Scotia Bank Issue
"Safari browser was removed from web services due to security reasons."
Will Apple Do TV?
I suspect [Steve Jobs'] probably not a big television fan. And of course one of the wonderful and dangerous things about Apple is that Steve's personal ikes and dislikes tend strongly to color their products.
Test Leaves Sour Taste
Apple is wrong to obscure a good story with a benchmark test that at best will be irrelevant three months from now.
Apple Puts The Eye In IM
Crossing video with AOL Instant Messenger is a winner. Better start wearing clothes when working from home.
Apple's Mac Gets Addictive Over Time
During the past several weeks, I have discovered even more reasons for keeping a Mac as my primary computer.
Macally IceKey Slim USB Keyboard
If you like short-travel and (relatively) light touch keyboard action, you will probably be pleased with the feel of this 'board.
WHY TABBED BROWSING? : My guess is that windows management still sucks on Windows and Macintosh.
Microsoft To Give Its Employees Stock Instead Of Options
The announcement is the clearest sign yet that stock options have lost some of the cachet they held just a few years ago and are now seen among many people as a prime example of 1990's excess in corporate America.
Unix: Far From Legacy, But Far More Challenged
With Windows and Linux becoming increasingly attractive options in the data center, IT managers have good reason to reassess their Unix strategies.
Microsot Antitrust Case Takes Linux Twist
The Massachusetts attorney general's office is investigating whether Microsoft tried to squash Linux in violation of the consent decree settling the company's landmark antitrust case.
Microsoft May Raise Dividend Again
Shares in Microsoft rallied Monday, fueled by speculation that the software giant is mulling whether to raise its dividend again.