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Friday, December 6, 2002

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Baby, Friend, Pet: That's My Mac
by Leander Kahney, Wired News
Macintosh users associate human characteristics with their machines — and that's one of the keys to Mac loyalty, psychologists and anthropologists say.


QuickTime 6 Used To Deliver Industry's First MPEG-4 Radio Webcast
by MacMinute
Radioio, one of the largest Internet-only radio stations in the world, and Limelight Networks, a leader in IP transport services, today announced that they have teamed up with Apple to launch a new Internet radio station based on MPEG-4.

Dark Horse DivX Gains On QuickTime
by Sholto Macpherson, Australian
Apple's QuickTime leads the pack, with a pedigree stretching back to 1991 and the kudos of donating its file format to the latest MPEG standard.

Sweeter At Apple?
by Gene Marcial, BusinessWeek
Some pros believe Apple will kick higher starting this month.

LaCie To Debut A 500GB Hard Drive
by Jim Dalrymple, MacCentral
Dubbed the LaCie Big Disk, the drive will be available in two configurations: a 500GB model and a faster 400GB model.

Final Cut Pro Updated
by Jim Dalrymple, MacCentral
According to Apple, the update addresses performance and reliability issues.


Apple In OpenSourceLand... And Free Software
by Yves de Champlain, OSXFAQ

Rants & Raves: Apple: It's All About The Brand
by janmorren, Liza and Kevin McGinley, Wired News
Of course Apple sells an image. So does BMW, Mercedes, Coca Cola, Nike, Campbells, Adidas, Puma, Boss. Does this mean these guys don't have good products?


Is Santa Bringing You A New Edit System?
by Oliver Peters, EditorsNet
The good news is that for the first time, you can build an uncompressed serial digital editing suite with a lower system cost than a single VTR needed for playback and mastering.

MicroSizers, iPod Tops In Electronics
by TJ Accola, La Vista Sun

Want To Edit Digital Video Like A Pro?
by Stephen H. Wildstrom, BusinessWeek
Avid Xpress turned out to be my favorite.


Friday, December 6, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

SOUNDS GOOD TO ME : I could use a Buy an iMac and Shut the Hell Up promotion.


Linux, Microsoft Tussle In India
by Reuters
Nearly 2,000 supporters of Linux rounded off a three-day conference in India's technology capital this week, pleased with the operating system's growing corporate use and strong backing by heavyweights like IBM.

Microsoft's Real Problem
by Dana Blankenhorn, Moore's Lore
Microsoftís real problem is that Mooreís Law demands deflation, and Microsoft has gotten in the way of it.

Microosft's Next Office: More Than Meets The Eye
by Yardena Arar, PCWorld
Outlook redo, enhanced XML support are key improvements.

Microsoft Warns Of IE, Outlook Flaws
by Joe Wilcox, CNET
Microsoft late Wednesday warned of new security glitches in some of its Internet software that could expose sensitive data.

Microsoft Beefs Up Bookkeeping Push
by Alorei Gilbert, CNET
Microsoft is revamping its bookkeeping software for small businesses with expanded features and a lower price in an effort to better compete with entrenched rivals.

Intel Ups Revenue Expectations
by Michael Kanellos and John G. Spooner, CNET
Despite suffering through difficult second and third quarters, Intel on Thursday said that revenue for the fourth quarter will likely fall between $6.8 billion and $7 billion—somewhat higher than its original projection for the quarter—due to strong demand for PC processors and for flash memory, a key component in cell phones.

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