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Will Firefox Ignite Enterprises?

The debut of the full-release version of an open-source browser that can actually challenge Microsoft's Internet Explorer has been cause for celebration among open-source advocates. Read more here.

Sun is giving away Solaris

Sun has decided to change its business model and will rely more on service contracts and hardware sales rather than operataing system sales. This means it will be giving away Solaris for free. Here's an article about it.

Anyone know Source-Navigator?

Has anyone had a chance to play with Source-Navigator? I'd like to know how it works as a Java IDE.

MSN launches revamped search engine | CNET News.com

Microsoft wants to "out-google" Google. I'll bet that the anti-Microsoft backlash will prevent this from happending.

MSN launches revamped search engine CNET News.com

Hide & Protect any drives - Protect Hard drive, CD, DVD, floppy and flash

Some of you have asked about hiding directories or drives from your little brothers and sisters. Here's a program I ran across, but I don't know what the shareware limitations are.

It's called "Hide and Protect Any Drives" (how original!) and is available at http://www.softstack.com/hidedrv.html.

Does anyone know of any other good programs like this?

Why MS paid Novell half a billion bucks today | The Register

A half a BILLION dollar settlement today. Merely pocket change for M$. Read about it here.

Welcome!

Welcome to my new blog. I have been experimenting with various blogging software in the past and was always reluctant to use blogger. But now that blogger does not post any advertising and it allows posting on my server (vs theirs), I thought I'd give it another try.

Stay tuned...

Sympatico Users Can't Access Email

Hundreds of Sympatico customers have had trouble accessing their e-mail since the Internet service provider introduced new services from MSN early last month.

Remind me not to use Sympatico for Internet services...

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