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Tuesday, March 2, 2004

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The Waiting Is The Funnest Part
by Leander Kahney, Wired News
"It's the community, the joy of hanging out."


Eric Clapton Uses iTunes To Launch New Album
Eric Clapton has released a four track EP today, previwing his forthcoming album dedicated to the legendary bluesman Robert Johnson.

Apple Tops BrandChannel's Global Brand Of Year 2003
by MacNN
Apple was tops in BrandChannel's survey for Brand of the Year 2003 in the US/Canada rankings, but was second to Google in the global survey.

Apple's iPod Could Transform Company
by Donna Fuscaldo, Dow Jones
The success of the iPod demonstrates Apple's "tech know-how and strong brand" and could make the company "relevant again."

Apple Updates AirPort Software
by MacMinute
The update is recommended for all Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) users with an AirPort Extreme and AirPort enabled Mac or an AirPort Extreme Base Station.

Perfect Pitch
by Michael Snider,
iPods, like so many of the products produced by Apple, engender remarkable brand loyalty.


How FIleVault Should Work
by Adam C. Engst, TidBITS
We've been uniformly negative about FileVault, the new security feature that Apple added to Panther, but that doesn't mean we dislike the idea of protecting sensitive data.

iPod's Mini A Sound Success
by Mark Kellner, Washington Times
For those wanting not only music and portability, but also style and panache, there is no equal to the iPod.

by Chris Lawson, ATPM
With its various limitations, I would see its primary market as those pepole who value ergonomics over portability.


Tuesday, March 2, 2004
by Heng-Cheong Leong

UPDATE OF MY LIFE : I'll be leaving my current job by the end of the month, and return to a job that talks C++ and APIs all day long. :-)


Microsoft Defends Monthly Patch Update As Best Way To Beat Hackers
by Bill Goodwin, Computer Weekly
Microsoft has defneded its policy despite growing evidence that hackers use the monthly patches to develop new ways of attacking within days of their release.

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