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Mac news for Mac people
*** Apple And SecureWorks Begin Working Together
Jim Dalrymple, Macworld
*** OS X 10.4.8 Released
Scott McNulty, Unofficial Apple Weblog
*** Toying With Perception
David Levy, Apple
"When you're starting a small company, the fact is you have to pinch pennies wherever you can. So I built my own back-end systems --because, using Filemaker on the Mac, I was confident I could do it myself."
*** Gabriel & Dresden: Setting The Music Free
Dustin Driver, Apple
*** Why The New .Mac Webmail Is Important
Michael Arrington, TechCrunch
What Yahoo and Apple get, and what Google and Microsoft don't, is that to "own" the user you have to allow them to access competitor's services as well as your own.
*** Microsoft Messenger For Mac 6.0
Daniel Raffel, O'Reilly Network
This really should be labeled as a beta.
*** Shoebox 1.6: Powerful Photo Catalog Offers Easy Categorizing, Speedy Searching
Nathan Alderman, Macworld
Intermediate photo fans who need a friendly, relatively inexpensive way to catalog, search, and back up their images will find Shoebox invaluable.
*** When Is Mac-Compatibility Really Mac-Compatible?
If the package says Mac compatible, and the disc has a label saying Mac compatible, you'd expect the software to be Mac compatible, right?
Not if you're Disney <http://www.thisisbroken.com/b/2006/09/disney_interact.html>.
Somebody in the Disney board who uses Apple products should really wake Disney Interacitve up. There must be somebody in the board that uses Macintosh. Somebody?
The other things in life
*** Shell Of A Town
David Morton, Washington City Paper
Worst college town ever.
*** Hong Kong Still On Song
Ken Hom, Financial Times
The rivalry between Shanghai and Hong Kong in matters financial and economic in the past few years has become quite intense. However, when it comes to food, I wanted to discover if Hong Kong still reigned supreme.
Life in the city
*** Kuan Yew Replies To Abdullah's Letter Over "Marginalised Chinese"
Jackson Sawatan, Bernama
Singapore's founding father and Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew has written to malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi over his recent remarks about the Chinese being marginalised in Malaysia. His press secretary, YY Yeong said the letter was now with the Singapore High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, according to a report by The Straits Times.
*** 'We Compiled With The Law'
Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop, Newsweek
An executive at Singapore's state-owned investment firm discusses the deal that triggered Thailand's political crisis. The company line: don't blame us.
*** Singapore Locks Up Rights Lawyer In Mental Hospital
Jaya Gibson, Epoch Times
Singapore authorities have forced the city-state's leading human rights attorney, Madasamy Ravi, into a psychiatric institution, The Epoch Times has learned. Ravi's hospitation, which sources say is against his will, follows his legal defense of eleven Falun Gong practitioners in a series of cases which Ravi believes are politically motivated.
*** Temasek 'Unaware' Of Tax-Free Shin Deal
Singapore's Temasek Holdings was not informed the Shin Corp sale was structured so that the Shinawatra family would avoid paying taxes, nor was payment made into offshore bank accounts as has been reported.
*** LKY Has Hidden Motives In Accusing Malaysia Of Marginalising Chinese
Information Minister Datuk Zainuddin Maidin said today Singapore Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew had ulterior motives in accusing Malaysia of marginalising the Chinese community when he himself had killed the Chinese culture in his own country. "I think he wanted to scare the Chinese, to make them feel that the wealth that they have amassed can never be safe in the region," he said to Beijing newsmen after visiting Xinhua news agency.
*** My Singaporean Dream Is To...
Sandy Beach's Very Own Turf
What makes me, a Singaporean, feel Singaporean? I can live without hawker centre food. I can live without that shopping paradise. I can live without the PAP telling us what to do.
*** Why I Left Apple Retail
*** Singapore: A Repressed City-State? Not In Its Kitchens
R. W. Apple Jr, New York Times
In the last decade and especially the last four or five years, elegant restaurants serving inventive cuisine have sprung up all over town.
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