There Goes Jobs' Neighborhood From Wired: "Just outside Stanford University, there's a mile-long stretch of University Avenue that is the epitome of yuppie chic. There are luxury furniture shops that sell "old-fashioned" footstools for a few weeks' pay. A cosmopolitan range of restaurants dots the sidewalks, from Indian to Japanese to German, and there's a new Italian place owned by Francis Ford … Read more
Microsoft Announces Major Changes to Security Practices Microsoft announced today several major changes to its security practices designed to help mitigate unpatched systems most recently affected by the Code Red and Nimda worms. Microsoft also hopes these practices will help companies build security into … Read more
ex-tend-it DVI-Hub Gefen's ex-tend-it DVI-Hub is designed to extend two flat panel digital monitors up to 100 feet from the computer. It is priced at $599.00 (US) and is available now.
Microsoft set to woo Mac fans From the Wall Street Journal Online: "In a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign making its debut … Read more
Nisus Writer 6.0.3 is the latest update to this full featured, multilingual word processor. This release fixes a bug which will neither print nor display (in Layout) the headers and footers if the document is divided into multiple columns.
Bankruptcy filing imminent for Excite@Home From CNet: "Excite@Home, the leading provider of broadband Internet access, is expected to file a prepackaged bankruptcy filing late Friday … Read more
Palm's tools for the future A wired.com article concludes that Palm is hard at work on significant "new tools." The article speculates what they might be.
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Hacking AIM A wired.com article states: "Users of America Online's popular Instant Messenger Service may actually be communicating with malicious hackers. Hackers say it's easy to take over AIM accounts and pose as the user whose account has been commandeered, using several hacking programs that are in wide circulation on the Internet. Hackers … Read more
Current home video editing equals million-dollar studio From the Houston Chronicle: "It used to cost me (actually, my client) $5,000 or $10,000 just to edit a single 30-second commercial. Today, I can buy everything I need to make real broadcast-quality video -- a Macintosh, Apple's iMovie2 (or even Final Cut Pro), and an inexpensive digital video camcorder … Read more
Typhoon Deals New Blow to Taiwan Manufacturers From the New York Times: "Typhoon Nari swamped Taiwan's capital, Taipei, with record amounts of rain on Monday and Tuesday, killing 79 people, flooding streets, and shutting factories across Taiwan. Most managed to reopen today, but local companies said the typhoon would aggravate disruptions in production and shipping that began after the terrorist attacks in the United States last week." More. (We have also heard from an … Read more