Thursday, September 01, 2005

Carriers Struggle to Restore Service After Katrina, MS Holds Its Ground on Office for Linux

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September 1, 2005

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In This Edition
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1. News: Carriers Struggle to Restore Service After Katrina
2. News: Tech Spending May Suffer From Katrina, Costly Oil
3. News: Microsoft Holding Its Ground on Office for Linux
4. News: Creative MP3 Players Shipped with Windows Virus
5. News: OpenOffice Beta Isn't Ready for Business
6. News: New MSN Add-In Aims to Reduce Phishing
7. News: More Charges for L.A. Man in ChoicePoint ID Theft
8. News: FileMaker Packs the Power of PDF

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1. News: Carriers Struggle to Restore Service After Katrina

Without physical access to flooded areas, the best-laid
plans of telcos can't guarantee service. Here's how some users
are making do.
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2. News: Tech Spending May Suffer From Katrina, Costly Oil

Corporate demand for technology may be pinched by dramatically
higher energy costs in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
but the eventual rebuilding of New Orleans could take up
some of the slack.
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3. News: Microsoft Holding Its Ground on Office for Linux

The OSDL's chief says Microsoft may be forced to offer
Office for Linux. Microsoft, however, strongly disagrees.
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4. News: Creative MP3 Players Shipped with Windows Virus

The 5GB Neeon digital audio players contain a copy of
W32.Wullik.B, according to a statement posted on Creative
Technology's Japanese language Web site.
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5. News: OpenOffice Beta Isn't Ready for Business

A new version of OpenOffice.org 2.0 is being released for
beta testing this week, the second beta release of the free
software available for computer users. But the software is
not--repeat, not--recommended for production use at this
time.
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6. News: New MSN Add-In Aims to Reduce Phishing

The phishing add-in is reportedly the first technology of
its kind. Learn how it could protect you from identity theft.
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7. News: More Charges for L.A. Man in ChoicePoint ID Theft

The additional counts came as authorities broadened their
investigation of data theft at ChoicePoint and said they
expected more people to be charged in the case.
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8. News: FileMaker Packs the Power of PDF

Version 8 of FileMaker's flagship database includes the
Adobe PDF Library, which enables users to share their data
with non-FileMaker users.
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