Friday, December 1, 2000
Did Netscape Jump The Gun With New Browser?
Long heckled for being late to market with its new browser, Netscape Communications is now the target of critics who say the company jumped the gun in releasing the browser this month.
Netscape 6 Browser: Mixed Bag
If Web-page designers are mostly pleased with Netscape 6, ordinary mortals are in for a broad array of disappointments.
WVEC.com: Chicken's head found in fast food order. Make up your own McJoke.
Matt Haughey: Living in San Francisco reminds me of visiting Yosemite in the summertime. You have one beautiful wonder of the world after another, but you have to share it with a few million other people.
eMachines Bucks PC Downturn
It may not be the best time to unveil new PCs, but the company is doing it anyway.
NEC Recalls Transmeta Notebooks
Blaming a chip-manufacturing problem, NEC calls back hundreds of Crusoe-based notebooks in Japan. Sony denies a reported recall.
Gates' Secret Plan To Save The World
So here's a plan outlining how he can make a running start at saving the world; the peace part will have to work itself out.
Microsoft Shares Drop On PC Worries
Microsoft shares posted their third-biggest one-day drop in a decade Thursday on concern that revenue at the world's largest software maker may be hurt by weak holiday sales of personal computers.
Dell Invests In Linux-For-The-Masses Company
Dell Computer has invested in Eazel, a company devoted to making Linux easier for average computer users, and will include its software on Linux desktop and laptop computers.
Compaq CEO's Memo Tries To Ease Employee Fears
Compaq chief executive Michael Capellas attempted Thursday to calm employee worries about the jittery PC market, which has been rocked by falling stock prices.