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New Search Software -- blinkx

blinkx changes the way you find and access all kinds of information, from anywhere in the world, without having to search endlessly. blinkx rapidly links you with the information you need from the web, from online news sources and files on your own PC.

http://www.blinkx.com/overview_us.php

Microsoft to enforce Sender ID checks

E-mail wll be checked to determine whether it comes from valid servers.

Microsoft Corp. will soon put some bite into its Sender ID antispam plans by checking e-mail messages sent to its Hotmail, MSN and Microsoft.com mail accounts to see if they come from valid e-mail servers, as identified by the Sender ID, according to a company executive.

Read entire article at http://www.infoworld.com/article/04/07/22/HNmicrosoftid_1.html.

Okay, this is weird...

Xandros Desktop OS (Linux)

The Linux that was the easiest to install was Corel Linux, which unfortunately is no longer available. According to this article from 2001, Corel Linux was sold to Xandros, who now has a version of Linux called Xandros Desktop OS. The free, downloadable version has some limitations, but it still looks pretty good if you want to dabble with Linux.

This may be worth experimenting with in my Computer Engineering classes...