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Thursday, March 4, 2004

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Pepsi Super Bowl Promo Airs Before Caps Available
by Jefferson Graham, USA Today
Steve Jobs predicted last October that he would sell 100 million downloads by the end of April. Based on the digital downloads that have been sold so far this year, Jobs has a long way to go.

Apple Silences Beeps, Hissing
by Ina Fried, CNET
Apple confirmed this week that there was a noise issue with some of its dual-processor Power Mac G5 models and said the issue has been fixed for new machines rolling off the production lines.


Apple Stock Has Higest Close Since May 2002
by MacMinute

Apple Financial Gurus Talk About The Company's Future
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral

Apple IBM G5 Leads AMD, Intel, Experts Say
by Macworld UK
Apple's move to G5 processors from IBM is giving the company a clear advantage against manufacturers using chips from Intel or AMD, an industry expert has said.

iPod Mini 'Facing Deathmatch'
by Macworld UK
"Technological innovations have a nasty habit of being superseded by inferior competitors."

iPods Could Transform Apple Computer
by K.C. Swanson,

Apple Opens A Store, And It Clicks
by Christopher Hawthorne, New York Times
For some Apple fanatics, the queue's the thing.

Apple Issues Advice On Power Mac G5 Noise
by MacNN


iPod Zombies In New Yrok — It's True
by Jim Dalrymple, Macworld
The iPod is allowing Apple to reach people that may not have given the company a second look a couple of years ago.

Things I Don't Like About Being A Mac User
by Rubaiyat Hague, OSNews

Lose Mini, Gain Microdrive
by Christopher Breen, Macworld
My motto: "I destroy 'em so you don't have to!"

The Sky Is Falling! Again!
by Damien Barrett
The Macintosh community is still active and alive.

Why Applecare Sucks
by PJ Doland


Apple Has Plenty Of Tricks And Treats
by Al Fasoldt, Syracuse Post-Standard
Every operating system has hidden features. Here are more of my favorite undocumented, hidden or unappreciated tips and tricks for Mac OS X.


Thursday, March 4, 2004
by Heng-Cheong Leong

QUESTION : Where is Microsoft Building #40?


Email 'Leak' Suggests SCO Got Up To $100m From MS
by John Lettice, The Register
An email apparently leaked from SCO suggests that SCO is far more dependent on Microsoft financial backing than previously thought.

Microsoft To Automate Windows Security
by Brian Krebs, Washington Post
Microsoft plans to release a new version of its popular Windows XP software that automatically downloads and installs software patches onto personal computers, one of the company's most aggressive moves to promote Internet safety.

Show And Tell At Microsoft's Annual Research Fest
by Todd Bishop, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Office productivity software, sure. Computer operating systems, you bet. But who knew anyone at Microsoft was working on technology to help in the fight against HIV?

What "XP Reloaded" Means For Longhorn
by Preston Gralla, O'Reilly Network
It turns out that the road to Longhorn is not quite as straight a line as expected.

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