Today's Column & Article Summaries
Less Tangible - A Copyright Fable - MacOPINION
Marc Zeedar spins what we all hope is a tall tale about a young man who gets arrested for violation of copyright laws. A very good and important read.
Is China ground zero for hackers? - ZDNet
Robert Vamosi speculates on whether there is an organized hacker effort in the Guangdong province in China. A very interesting read.
Stories That Interest TMO's Editors
Rest in peace, Mike Dertouzos - ZDNet
Charles Cooper writes a tribute to Mike Dertouzos, the computing pioneer who dies recently at the age of 64. A good read.
My First Mac - Thanks for the IBM PC, Dad - Low End Mac
L. Victor Marks adds his saga to the My First Mac compendium. This story actually deals with Mr. Marks' first IBM computer, but today he has a mixes platform of Linux boxes and Macs. A good read.
Mac Industry News
Intel exec.: It's time to bury Bluetooth - ZDNet
Above and beyond yesterday's announcement that Intel would be shipping some 802.11b products of its own, the company today says flat out that BlueTooth, the wireless technology the chip giant had backed, is just plain dead. Hooray for Apple's AirPort. A good read.
EU expands its probe of Microsoft - ZDNet
ZDNet reports on the expanding probe on Microsoft from the European Union. MS is working hard to put a positive spin on it, but it seems to us to be more bad news for the company. A good read.
Microsoft.Net: a new monopoly? - ZDNet
Gary Hein talks about how .Net is a new monopoly for Microsoft in the making, and describes how the company is leveraging its desktop monopoly to make it possible. A good read.
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