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Wednesday, September 18, 2002


Microsoft Claims Lion's Share Of OS Market
by eMarketer
RedSherriff reports on 17 September that Microsoft claims 96.75% of the worldwide OS market, and reported on 10 September that Microsoft had 97.46% of the market.

Dueling DVD Groups Head For Slowdown
by Richard Shim, ZDNet
The two industry groups fighting to set a rewritable DVD standard are showing no interest in working together, but technology tricks and behind-the-scenes talks could inch the sides toward a compromise.

Apple To Attend Linux Expo UK 2002
by MacMinute
Apple says it will use the show to "showcase Mac OS X."


Apple, The Saddest School Dropout
by Charles Haddad, BusinessWeek
The days when Jobs & Co. ruled the classroom are rapidly fading. Why? School officials and parents are scared to stray from the PC herd.


Apple's Dual-1.25 G4
by Jonathan Seff, Macworld
In our tests, the new dual-1GHz Power Mac performed roughly the same as the dual-1GHz model that came before it. Although the new model has a faster system bus, it also has half the L3 cache per processor—a very important factor in a system's speed.


Wednesday, September 18, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

NetNewsWire Lite, a new application gaining popularity in the Mac blogging world, is edging to a 1.0 release.

Joel Spolsky: What I don't understand is people who think it's OK to move the developers ten time zones away from their managers and expect good results.

Welcome, Phoebe Adelle Gates.


Lindows Takes Wraps Off New Version
by David Becker, CNET
Lindows, the software start-up offering a consumer-friendly version of the Linux operating system, announced a new version of its software Wednesday.

The New Challenge To Microsoft
by New York Times
As the government's antitrust lawsuit winds down, Microsoft's next battle may be a knock-down, drag-out fight against Linux.

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