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Saturday, May 8, 2004

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Apple: 99 Cent Music Price Tag Staying
by John Borland, CNET
Apple dismissed rumors Friday of rising single-song prices at its iTunes online music store, saying that it planned to maintain the price tag of 99 cents per song.


iPod Eclipses Mac
by John O'Brien, The Courier-Mail
The iPod has established a whole new platform that cuts across operating systems.

Perception: Serving Up Menus For ESPN
by Nancy Eaton, Apple
"When we first opened up, people told us we were crazy. But we did it with three Macs and three guys, and Final Cut."

AirPort Extreme Connection Errors Plaguing Users
by MacNN

SuperCard 4.5 To Include Faster Script Execution, More
by Brad Cook, MacCentral
The new version offers new text and graphic features, more responsive text fields, faster script execution, a new modular help system and more.

Nisus Writer Express 2.0 To Add Built-In Tables, More
by Brad Cook, MacCentral
The new version of the company's Mac OS X word processor will add support for built-in tables, user-defined styles, footnotes, Microsoft Word templates, PDF creation and more.

Apple Releases iBook G4 Graphics Update 1.0
by MacDailyNews
Recommended for the 12-inch 1GHz and 14-inch 1.2GHz iBook G4. It updates the graphics driver to fix a compatibility issue that may exist with applications that use OpenGL.


Macs In High Places
by Jason Snell, Macworld
See? Mac users. We're everywhere. Even where you least expect us.


Automated Web Photo Galleries With iPhoto And Perl
by Mike Schienle, O'Reilly Network


Rumor Today: No Rumor Today
by Heng-Cheong Leong

AppleInsider reported Apple as saying: "We recently noticed... [that] the contents of Seed Note were leaked... The public reads the 'leaked info' and may assume the information is gospel. Customers will be disappointed and/or may count on false information."

Also from AppleInsider: Apple tells employees to 'speak positively' about resellers.


Microsoft Modifying 'Palladium'
by Dennis Fisher, eWeek
The company is working to tweak the APIs to make it easier for other software makers to write compatible applications for the Next Generation Secure Computing Base platform.

Microsoft Names New CIO
by Mike Ricciuti, CNET
Ron Markezich, who previously managed Microsoft's call centers, help deskts an other areas, will report to former CIO Rick Devenuti, who heads Microsoft's Worldwide Services unit.

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