16-31 December 2000
Price Wars to Flare up in 2001. I think the wars will not be
limited to notebooks. There are some mighty hungry companies in
the technology sector.
Alter Egos. Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer form two sides
of a high-tech brain trust.
Makes Flyby of Jupiter.
Could See Early Rural Internet Bill
Warns of Possible New Year's Computer Blitzes
Moving To Front Of Tech Pack
Than Its Predecessor: Pentium 4.
Plains Buy Raises Antitrust Issue. Microsoft's planned purchase
of Great Plains Software is attracting antitrust attention.
Death of the PC? Requiem
for a Desktop.
With Windows Me: First 100 Days
of Happy New Year Virus
Sensor Chip Detects Metals in Real-time. Technology
harnesses living DNA to detect dangerous metals such as lead, mercury
Speed: How Much Is Enough?
Chips, Brain Machines: What Will the Future Hold?
Demand Could Spare Networkers Woe
Expand Online Education
Kong Leads in Net Surfing
Reevaluate 2001 IT Spending. Chief financial officers rethink
the mantra that new information technology will always pay for itself.
New Battleground: The Office
Associates shares plunge 66 Percent
E-Holiday Spending Doubled. $8.7
Neurons in an Analog World. Good
See PC Price War on Horizon
Uncovers Pentium 4 Chipset Flaw
Retailers Take Ax to Price Tags
Group Restructures After Tough 2000
video lets baby Chance see his father, Chief Ted Smith, USA, stationed
in Hungary, for the first time. The
USO, SpotLife and Logitech Team Up to Bring U.S. Military "Home for
the Holidays." SpotLife will
develop, host and provide technical support to a dedicated USO (United
Service Organizations) Personal Video Broadcasting channel specifically
designed for military personnel and their families. Logitech will
donate its QuickCam Internet video cameras to more than 100 USO facilities
around the world. "We can think of no better
use of our service than to help those that serve our country while being
separated from their family and friends," said Amit Goswamy, president
and CEO of SpotLife. "If a picture is worth a thousand words, what
is a video worth? To be able to see and hear a loved one share personal
news and thoughts is a wonderful gift indeed." Outstanding!
the Season for Credit-card Heists.
Virus To Make Christmas Comeback. Virus threatens to cause significantly
more damage than it did a year ago.
Becoming Ineffective, Experts Say
Displays Show Desktop Gains
Engines Contribute Little to Site Traffic. According to
StatMarket, search engines account for less than 7% of referrals.
Upstarts Can't Compete With Phone Giants. Despite strong
efforts to lay down service lines across the U.S., many DSL providers
are faced with closing down or selling out to their rivals.
Can Win $25,000 in IBM's VoiceXML Challenge
to Introduce Product Changes: New D0 Core Stepping
to Acquire Great Plains Software Inc. Business
management software, aimed at small to medium-sized companies, is its
next big growth area. More here.
Virus Update Damages NT 4.0 Files
Buys 4000 PlayStation 2s in World Conquest Bid.
ATA Draft Specification 1.0 Now Available
Linux Games Available for Download
Vendors Target New Markets
Pushing Ethernet as Computer Bus Option. Interesting concept...
Networked expansion boards...
to Liquidate, Sell Assets to NVIDIA. NVIDIA
Warner Chases Road Runner. By increasing its stake and
restructuring the operating platform for Road Runner, Time Warner Cable
is clearing the way to offering multiple ISPs on its systems on an accelerated
Year the Bubble Burst. 2000 started off with a bug, then
the Street went bang and we're ending with a bear market. What happened,
Shares Force PC Price Cuts. Economic slowdowns find U.S. computer
makers in a rush to get their inventory out the door before the holidays.
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