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Wednesday, December 11, 2002

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Apple's QuickTime Phones Japan
by Stefanie Olsen, CNET
Apple's QuickTime is poised to make headway as an audio and video delivery platform for mobile phones in Japan, with new standards-compatible software on its way and a fresh endorsement by leading wireless carrier NTT DoCoMo.


Apple To Exhibit At BETT 2003
by MacMinute
BETT is the world's leading event for Information and Communications Technology in Education.

FileMaker Pro Update Tweaks XML Operations, More
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
With version 6.0v4, FileMaker Pro gets tweaked in the way it handles import/export XML operations involving remote XML/XSL data sources or files generated multiple HTTP requests.

Man Arrested For Leaking Apple Documents
by Jim Dalrymple, MacCentral
Apple on Wednesday filed a civil complaint in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Santa Clara against a former contract employee for leaking documents.

Fetch 4.0.3 Released
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
The update offers improved compatibility with Mac OS X 10.2 ("Jaguar"), along with enhancements in AppleScript support, Kerberos security, and the use of SOCKS gateways.

Mac Users Share In Another First
by Graham Rogers, Bangkok Post
Apple adds Bluetooth technology to its list of pioneering innovations.

Where Technology And Art Collide
by Nancy Eaton, Apple
As multimedia technologies and computers become almost as accessible to aspiring artists as paint and brushes, these contemporary media and tools are transforming the way many fine arts students view and approach art itself.

Apple Aims To Get iPod "Into The Groove"
by Ian Fried, CNET
Apple has started selling versions of the iPod from its Web site that have Madonna's lasered autograph engraved on the back of the device.


Jaguar On The 800 MHz iBook
by Korin Hasegawa-John, Low End Mac
Jaguar is an excellent OS that is (mostly) a pleasure to use.

Smarter Than Your Average Keyboard
by Garry Barker, Sydney Morning Herald
As standard keyboards go, the Macintosh variety is good: solid, well-designed, cool to view and nice to use. But if you wish for more, there are others, among the better of them those made by Logitech, creators of the first commercially made mouse.


Wednesday, December 11, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

SUICIDE AT GOOGLE : Cory Doctorow, in Boing Boing, quotes Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google.

"People who are thinking about committing suicide search Google for 'suicide'. Depending on what they find, they may or may not kill themselves. There are businesses that depend on the kind of results that searchers get from Google, but that's very secondary compared to searches like 'suicide.'"

WE'RE HAVING A FEW TECHNICAL PROBLEMS. Until then... please don't watch.

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