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Mac news for Mac people
*** iTunes Producer Patent
Andrew Baio, Waxy.org
Last week, Apple Computer filed a patent application covering the iTunes Producer application and backend architecture, used for managing and sending music to the iTunes Music Store.
*** Year In Review: iPods Rule As Courts Reason
*** Most Apple Stores Open Until Midnight On Dec 23
*** Rogue Amoeba Annouces Slipstream For AirPort Express
Slipstream allows audio from any application to be heard through remote speakers attached to Apple's AirPort Express.
*** Beckoned By The Mac
Scott Cabana, OSNews.com
*** Readers Weigh In On Apple And Possibility Of 'Halo Effect'
Tim Hanrahan and Jason Fry, Wall Street Journal
*** All I Want For Christmas Is BBOutliner
Giles Turnbull, O'Reilly Network
*** EU And Real networks Gift-Wrap Europe For Apple This Christmas
In one of the great legal ironies of the decade, Real Networks has done some quality legal and lobbying work that will help Apple more than it helps Real.
*** Streaming iTunes From Ubuntu
Niel M. Bornstein, O'Reilly Network
*** On The Radar
Christopher Breen, Playlist
A couple of very cool audio utilities for the Macintosh have passed before my gaze in the last week. Although they perform different functions, they have one thing in common: Blessed simplicity.
*** Exporting QuickTime Movies With Simple Video Out X
Erica Sadun, O'Reilly Network
*** It's That Time Of The Year Again
Going to Macworld SF? Here's a guide from Your Mac Life <http://homepage.mac.com/sly2002/SlysGuidetoMW_MMtmp6b4721b0/SlysGuidetoMWSF05.htm>.
*** Europe Rejects Microsoft's Bid To Preserve Bundling Plan
Steve Lohr and Paul Meller, New York Times
A European court swept aside Microsoft's objections yesterday and ordered it to offer a version of its Windows operating system without its software for playing digital music and movies on personal computers.
The Tomorrow Weblog
Emerging Technologies. Innovative Applications. New Economy
*** E-Mail Doesn't Take A Holiday
Joyce Cohen, New York Times
However tough it is to return from vacation, it's tougher still to return to an e-mail in-box filled with hundreds, or even thousands, of messages that have piled up in your absence.
*** Notebooks To Slim Down In New Year
John G. Spooner, CNET News.com
*** What Bloggers Can Learn Four Journalists
Steve Outing, Poynter
Bloggers could better protect themselves if they took a few pages out of the reporter's notebook.
*** Linux Lasting Longer Against Net Attacks
Robert Lemos, CNET News.com
Unpatched Linux systems are surviving longer on the Internet before being compromised, according to a report from the Honeynet Project released this week.
The other things in life
*** All The President's Lawyers
Dahlia Lithwick, Slate
Should the attorney general be the president's yes man?
*** Tom And Jerry At Heart Of China's Linguistic Storm
Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
The government, which promotes using Mandarin nationwide, wants to stop airing the hit show dubbed in regional dialects.
*** Eyes Wide Shut
Charles Taylor, Salon
The world looked away when evil swept through Rwanda. Ten years later, a movie demands that we finally open our eyes.
*** Rune II
Rosanna Warren, New Republic
*** New Theory On Stonehenge Mystery
A fresh theory on how Stonehenge was built has been tested out by a group of experts and enthusiasts.
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