Sunday, September 14, 2003

HIGH-TECH CARS:
From on-board radar and Wi-Fi to electronic steering,
amazing technologies already here or soon coming promise
to create a new automotive era
http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/sep2003/tc2003094_5052.htm?c=bwtechsep13&n=link5&t=email


DICK GRASSO DIGS A DEEPER HOLE:
By disclosing that he rejected an extra $48 million in
compensation, the NYSE head did anything but defuse the
controversy over his pay
http://www.businessweek.com/investor/content/sep2003/pi20030911_4592_pi001.htm?c=bwmarketmailsep15&n=link8&t=email


A MAC-STYLE SUPERCOMPUTER:
Virginia Tech is tying 1,100 G5s together to achieve
top-dollar performance for a relative bargain, a ringing
endorsement for Apple's latest machine
http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/sep2003/tc20030910_7427_tc056.htm?c=bwtechsep13&n=link8&t=email


THE VIRUS OF YOUTHFUL IRRESPONSIBILITY:
College kids just don't pay enough attention to computer
security. Thank goodness adults on campus are prepared to
force the issue
http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/sep2003/tc2003099_6173_tc047.htm?c=bwtechsep13&n=link9&t=email


IMMUNITY FROM THE POP-UP PLAGUE:
A judge has ruled that it's up to Web surfers to keep
adware and spyware out of their hard drives. Here's what
you can do
http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/sep2003/tc20030912_0013_tc073.htm?c=bwtechsep13&n=link10&t=email


From WSJ:
(Online subscription is required, just snippets given
here)

Three NYSE directors will meet Thursday with traders and
brokers to address members' concerns about Chairman Richard
Grasso. The meeting comes as several traders are putting
together a petition calling for new management.

Apple Computer was sued by Apple Corps, the Beatles'
record company, which claims iTunes products violate a
1991 agreement that the computer maker stay out of the
music business.

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