Friday, December 13, 2002
Bridging The Education Gap
In the week since seventh-graders have had the computers for in-class use, teachers of core subjects have found ways to incorporate the machines in their itineraries on a slow-but-sure basis.
Nine Lives For Mac OS 9
Apple said Friday that it will continue to sell schools some Macs capable of booting up into Mac OS 9, and will continue to sell a Power Mac G4 geared toward professionals such as graphic designers until June.
UD Students Ready For Antarctica
Heading for the continent at the bottom of the world.
IBM Confirms AltiVec To Be In New PowerPC 970, Tightens Up Time Table For Production
IBM has confirmed what most Macintosh fans have been hoping for: The vector processing unit in the PowerPC 970 is indeed AltiVec.
You Won't Find These Videos At Blockbuster
Video is taking over as the medium of choice for artists, reinventing the language of art.
Mac Fraud Bust: The Inside Story
The arrest is the result of extraordinary perseverance and pluck from a 21 year old New Orleans student, aided by the online Mac community.
Apple Sues Two People For Posting Trade Secrets: A Closer Look At The Issues
When this stuff gets published, it often blurs the line between "news" and "leaked trade secrets."
MAC ADDICT TO THE RESCURE, or How I Caught a Counterfeiter with a Little Help from my Friends, a true story by Jason Eric Smith.
(Note: The above link points to a mirrored site.)
Windows XP Spills The Beans On Wireless Access Points
XP's Wi-Fi software may tell hackers an access point's hidden SSID. But it doesn't stop there, it's possible to "spoof" the XP machine into believing it has connected to a familiar network.
Borland Shares Rise On Takeover Rumors
Borland Software shares climbed Thursday as analysts considered whether the software company could be a Microsoft acquisition target.
Microsoft Closes Book On Online Map Deal
Microsoft said Thursday that it has completed a $96 million acquisition of Vicinity, the maker of online mapping service Mapblast.com.
Microsoft Pushes .Net Server 2003 App Compatibility
Microsoft Corp. is ratcheting up its efforts to ensure that independent software vendors, partners, system integrators and component vendors address potential application compatibility issues with the upcoming Windows .Net Server 2003 family before it is released next April.