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Monday, February 9, 2004

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GarageBand Kicks Out The Jams
by Leander Kahney, Wired News
Launched just over two weeks ago, the software has already spawned a sizable ecosystem of plug-ins, add-ons and websites for sharing tunes. And it has inspired a frenzy of musical creativity.


Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird Updated
by MacMinute

Why Mac Won't Open Up Windows
by David Frith, The Barrow
Sorry Windows folk: it just won't happen.

Pepsi-iTunes Ad Boosts Traffic By 573%
by MacMinute

Station Breaks Ground With iPod EP
by Marc Schiffman, Billboard
With so many radio stations releasing CD compilations of artist visits, it was bound to happen that one station would embrace the mp3 world.


Your Small Business Computer Alternative
by Kevin Ledgister, osViews

Why I'm Turning A Deaf Ear To The Pod Botherers
by Bryony Gordon, Telegraph
I hate iPods. I mean, I really, really hate them. There, I've said it.

Open Source Vs. Mac Vs. Windows
by Francois Joseph de Kermadec, O'Reilly Network
Open source truly shines when it can be combined with proprietary solutions, in an elegant way.


Plug In, Turn On, Tune Up
by Peter Lewis, Fortune
GarageBand, Apple's new home recording studio software, transforms the Mac into a musical instrument that anyone can play.

GarageBand Observations
by Sandy McMurray, Apple Matters
GarageBand is a hit at my house.


Monday, February 9, 2004
by Heng-Cheong Leong

LOVE IS IN THE AIR : We Singaporeans are so lucky. Our government has just given us permission to have more sex. :-)


Disney And Microsoft Strike Internet Deal
by Mark Tran, The Guardian
Walt Disney yesterday agreed to use Microsoft software to block the illegal distribution of film and audio over the internet in a deal that moves the computer giant closer to Hollywood.

Microsoft Not Ready To Battle With Google
by Paul Andrews, Seattle Times

Microsoft Talks Up 'Entry-Level' Windows
by Matthew Broersma, ZDNet UK
The company is to compete in poor countries with a cut-price, reduced-functionality version of Windows XP — and Thailand is already using the software.

Microsoft, Disney Partner On Digital Media
by John Borland, CNET
Microsoft and the Walt Disney Co. have struck an alliance that will see the two companies working closely together to develop digital media content and delivery systems, the companies are expected to announce Monday.

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