Another IPod Competitor Rael9real Writes NOMAD Has Intoduced

Another iPod Competitor. rael9real writes “NOMAD has intoduced a new player. It has USB 2 and FireWire … [Slashdot]
The Create Nomad Jukebox Zen: It’s cheaper then the IPod, it does data, windows, usb, firewire and WMA. I just might be sold, especially with the Mail in rebate. All I need is a review of the interface.


Microsoft Tries A Switch Campaign Twirlip Of The Mists Writ

Microsoft Tries a “Switch” Campaign. Twirlip of the Mists writes “There’s a new page on Microsoft’s web site that … [Slashdot]
If one couldn’t guess from the text, this is way phony/marketing. See the Stock Photo. Everyone I know here is either extremely disappointed or down right angry about it.

Sept 11 And Wars Of The World Os

Sept. 11 and wars of the world. Osama and Saddam pose real threats, but the Bush administration may be too incompetent — and too arrogant — to stop them. []

AlQaeda Blamed For Bali Bombing AlQaeda And

Al-Qaeda blamed for Bali bombing. Al-Qaeda and allied local militants are accused by Indonesia’s defence minister of involvement in the Bali attack that killed at least 188 people. [BBC News | WORLD]

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Microsoft Transfers Its Mac Manager. REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Kevin Browne, the general manager of Microsoft Corp.’s Macintosh Business Unit, is leaving to work for Xbox, Microsoft’s video game division. By The Associated Press. [New York Times: Technology]

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Common Talk. In Enron-ized America, why is populism such a dirty word? By James Traub. [New York Times: Politics]

Microsoft Judge Takes His Case To The Public An Anonymous Rea

Microsoft Judge Takes His Case to the Public. An anonymous reader writes “The Washington Post reports: “About 15 months after … [Slashdot]
The judge hasn’t even managed to convince slashdot that he didn’t act improperly.