NY Times: Microsoft asks court for rehearing. "The company asked the court to reconsider its conclusion that Microsoft had improperly commingled software code between its Internet Explorer browser and its Windows operating system in such a way as to make it functionally difficult to remove the browser."
DaveNet: Microsoft blinks in antitrust case. "Can Microsoft continue to control the Web through the browser or will they end up losing their monopoly in this key area?"
7/12/01: Restoring competition to the browser market.
The rest of today's news
DaveNet: Apple on Board!
Steve Zellers posts more info on Apple's SOAP and XML-RPC work.
Talking Moose: Acquisition Madness.
BoycottAdobe.Com: "Adobe helps graphic designers turn ideas into art. Adobe also helps turn security experts into felons."
Dmitry Sklyarov's presentation at Def Con Nine.
IBM: Metering and accounting for Web services.
AP: "Britannica.com will soon start charging $5 a month, or $50 a year, for access to the full encyclopedia, which has been available for free online since the site launched in October 1999."
Bill Seitz: "Sometimes recent Microsoft behavior seems like a conspiracy to totally discredit the Dept of Justice by engaging in unbelievably outrageous behavior, daring them to take action. It's like somebody actually raping Kitty Dukakis on camera, watching Mike to see what he would do."
News.Com: "Apple Computer Chief Executive Steve Jobs unveiled speedier iMacs and Power Macs during his keynote speech Wednesday at the Macworld Expo here, though the announcements lacked the punch he usually offers at the trade show."
Wired: "The battle between teaching students how to cover a sewer commission meeting and/or teaching them Dreamweaver Web page production has opened some deep fissures."
News.Com: Tellme cuts staff, loses co-founder. "The action marks the second round of layoffs in the course of the company's gradual shift in business strategy away from consumers and toward large companies such as airlines and telecommunications companies."
Dan Gillmor is totally rolling today.
Pablo Picasso: "Computers are useless, they can only give you answers."
Kuro5hin: "Late one college night after sharing a couple pitchers of beer, a friend of mine told me straight-faced that the Smurfs - those lovable blue nice looking troll types - were actually communists."
Patrick Scoble, age 7, came for a visit on Sunday with his father Robert. Patrick is impressed with the squirrels in my forest. He wanted to know if the they take their orders from me. I said no, they don't even know I exist, and if they did they certainly wouldn't care what I think.
BetaNews: Microsoft XML Parser 4.0.
More news feeds on the Newsfeeds weblog.
Andreas Neumann: Comparing Flash and SVG formats.
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