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Thursday, December 13, 2001

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At The Core Of Apple's OS X
by Hiawatha Bray, Boston Globe
After seeing a preview of OS X last year, Hubbard felt like an early Christian after the conversion of Emperor Constantine.


Laptop Composing
by Kelafa Sanneh, New York Times
At a recent electronic music festival, a bunch of virtual producers performed together as Fleetwood Macintosh.


They Still Make Apple Macs - Don't They?
by Mock Turtle,
With the market place getting more competitive and every dollar spent having to be justified, Apple seems to be hiding its light under a bushel.

Mac OS X Gaining Traction In Real World
by David Rosen,
Apple must bring out its new G5 hardware soon for Mac OS X to help people realize the new OS is the future.

3 Macs And A Printer
by Matthew Glidden, Low End Mac
The original name of the site, 3 Macs and a Printer, was literally true.


Make Beautiful iMusic
Apple's new iPod player and iTunes 2.0 software go together like Sonny and Cher.

Sherlock Now Seems Elementary
by Jim Heid, Los Angeles Times
In fact, some might argue that Watson and programs like it are cyber-leeches, sucking information from sites whose owners might rather you view their pages directly — along with their sponsors' advertisement.


Thursday, December 13, 2001
by Heng-Cheong Leong


MacFixIt: That sound you hear is countless travel arrangements being altered at the last minute.

MacFixIt also heard that the media will be able to visit Apple's booth after the keynote. Would the press want to touch the real thing if it is a mere update of iBook or iPod? Probably not...

An Apple A Day

Crazy Apple Rumors Site: Dedicated to the fabrication of Apple rumors that defy verifiability, grammatical convention or any basis in reality.


Courtesy of MacFixIt, the mother of all Macintosh rumors.

For those who want their iPod to match the color of their iMac...

Is Intiuit (Quicken) in deep finanical trouble that they can't afford to upgrade their installation SDK?

Andy Oram: Entrenched interests tried to sue inventor of radio... Rather than provide havens for experimenters, nations today are "harmoniziing" their laws and signing cybercrime treaties that require them to act as each other's prosecutors.

I having a hell of a headache. I wonder how I am going through this work day. Update at 2 pm SST: Still headache. Swallowed two pills.


Could Small Shareholders Swing HP Vote?
by Ian Fried, CNET

Microsoft Appoints Compliance Officers
by Joe Wilcox, CNET
Microsoft named two compliance officers Thursday in anticipation of concluding its antitrust settlement with the Justice Department and nine of 18 states.

HP/Compaq: HP Exec Says Merger Will Go Through
by Ashlee Vance, InfoWorld
They expect to secure enough shareholder support to push the deal through.

Hewlett To Directors: Give Up On HP-Compaq
by Larry Dignan, CNET
Walter Hewlett continued his assault on the rationale behind the HP merger with Compaq.

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