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Tuesday, November 5, 2002

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BECTA, BFI Report Praises Apple
by Macworld UK
"Evidence from the pilot shows that the integration of DV into teaching and learning has the potential to enhance learning across the curriculum."

Software As A Service Alive And Well
by Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly Network
Software vendors, don't try to turn your software into a subscription product unless you add some new features worth subscribing to.


Utility Automates Users' Migration From PC To Mac
by Gregg Keizer, InternetWeek

Author Uses iBook, ViaVoice To Pen Sports Bio
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
Two years ago author Steve Moore started a writing collaboration with ABC Radio sports anchor, Johnny Holliday. The result was "Johnny Holliday: From Rock to Jock," a new book written entirely using an iBook and IBM's ViaVoice.

O'Reilly Releases 'Mac OS X For Unix Geeks'
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral

Breaking Into The Business: An Interview With Michael Matas
by Derrick Story, O'Reilly Network
Meet Michael Matas. He's the graphic designer who helped Dan Wood create the great look for Watson and who's now designing for the Omni Group, as well as creating graphics and icons for other Mac OS X software developers.


Doing Three People's Work With One Mac
by Derek K. Miller, TidBITS
I would attend sessions [in a conference], take notes and photographs, write and edit articles, and lay out three four-page issues, distributed overnight to the hundreds of physicians attending, with highlights of the previous day and pointers for the new one.

Using AppleScript Studio To Improve Illustrator
by Barbara Gibson, Apple
"You donít have to have a technical background to do AppleScript or AppleScript Studio. Like a lot of things Apple does, Apple is making more powerful tools more accessible to more people."


Tuesday, November 5, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

AN APPLE A DAY : is an organization of QuickTime developers, enthusiasts and evangelists. Membership is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about or doing more with QuickTime.

MONSTER'S PROFIT : Pixar, Steve's other company, reported profits rose more than 600 percent in the third quarter.


'You're Still Guilty,' Judge In Sun Et Al Antitrust Case Tells MS
by John Lettice, The Register
Yesterday the Maryland judge denied a request by Microsoft attorneys to re-open 395 of Judge Penfield Jackson's 412 findings of fact, so for the moment at least Jackson's conclusions can be used in the case Motz is dealing with.

Dell Handhelds Set For Comdex
by Richard Shim, ZDNet
Dell Computer is looking to put the squeeze on handheld makers with the introduction this month of two of its own handhelds.

WordPerfect's Spread Isn't Saving Corel
by David Becker, ZDNet
Analysts say those high-profile deals are ultimately unlikely to help Corel turn around a growing string of losses that have depressed the Canadian company's stock to the point where it now trades below cash value.

Microsoft's U.S. Settlement Won't Clear Path In Europe
by Paul Meller, New York Times
"Our case is quite different from a factual point of view to the case in the United States," said Amelia Torres, the commission's spokeswoman on competition matters. She added, "We also have our own rules to uphold."

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