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Microsoft Makes Mac-Board

Microsoft has released a Keyboard and HD laser mouse to be used with Macintosh computers. The keyboard in white appears to be a fairly typical Microsoft Comfort Curve Keyboard (absent the Windows button of course). It doesn’t take much for a OEM to spit out a...

Bloggers win over Apple: 1st Amendment Protected too

“San Jose-based 6th District Court of Appeal broke new ground by concluding that bloggers and Web masters enjoy the same protections against divulging confidential sources as established media organizations.”MercuryNews.com 05/27/2006 Apple loses case...

Gridlock News: Guilty! Skilling and Lay both Guilty

Gridlock News: Guilty! Skilling and Lay both Guilty Reactions to the Enron criminal trial verdict – May. 25, 2006: “Enron founder Kenneth Lay was found guilty on six counts of conspiracy and fraud and former CEO Jeff Skilling was found guilty on 19 counts...

Splitting the Internet Down the Middle – Yahoo!-Bay

Well as it turns out there was no merger. Instead of getting hitched, Yahoo! and eBay have decided to live together with a distinct delineation of what is ‘his’ and ‘hers’. They have established a two way exclusive partnership with each other...

Yahoo!-Bay?

A 56 page JP Morgan report and analysis on potential merger scenario puts a Yahoo + Ebay Merger as a higher likelihood over something like a Yahoo + Microsoft or Microsoft + Ebay Merger. The report leaves Google as the outsider continuing to go it alone leaving...

iRobot Delivers Successful Robots for Military Use

iRobot has been working in robotics for the military since the early 90’s. They are commercially known more for their Roomba robots. Reuters put out a great human interest story detailing the attachment and sentiment that has reportedly been built up by soldiers...

Source Documents NSA spy case Published by Wired Magazine

Gridlock News provides links to source documents published today by Wired Magazine. The documents detail (down to the wiring detail) how the NSA & AT&T rigged up a ‘secret room’ in multiple locations around the country to read internet traffic...

Real Night Clubs go Virtual – Snow Crashing the Front Door

In a concept straight out of Neil Stephenson’s 1992 book “Snow Crash” real night clubs like the Pussycat Dolls Lounge are setting up virtual clubs on the net. Visitors can set up an avatar of themselves and listen to the music sets playing, interact...

Historical lessons: Microsoft Vista Hardware Requirements

Microsoft has identified the minimum operating requirements for PC’s that might run Microsoft’s future Operating system ‘Windows Vista’ due out next January (2007). “A ‘Vista Capable’ PC will require at least an 800MHz...

RIAA Sues one of its biggest paying customers: XM Radio

The RIAA is going after one of its largest paying customers, XM Radio. The RIAA claims that XM’s new product under the Inno name is too much like an MP3 player or an MP3 recorder and therefore is not covered under XM’s current arrangement whereby XM pays...