Congratulations to our neighbors to the north for their historic rock/paper/scissors championship. We’ll get ya next year!
Hugs to our friends in SoCal. Check out the fire pictures moblog at Textamerica. Very dramatic.
I’m off to burn a couple of hundred tons of prehistoric plant material, but before I do… here’s the news.
- AMD and Intel’s usual Q4 price cuts are in. The 3.2GHz P4 drops from $653 to $433. Athlon 3200+ drops from $433 to $325. No cuts on the 64-bit chips.
- The US Senate is considering a new “privacy” law that undercuts financial privacy protections in California.
- Ohio’s Attorney General says AOL’s slow disconnects are illegal. Sues for $400,000.
- Nokia introduces a “TV” phone, the 7700, available Q2 2004 in Europe and Asia.
- I’ve been ignoring the SCO vs Linux case for a few weeks because it’s so dumb and pointless. But SCO has taken dumb to a new level by claiming the Gnu Public License (GPL), which is the basis for the entire free software movement, “violates the US constitution.” Hunh?
- Microsoft’s Longhorn Development Center is open for business. Forget developing for XP, gang. Invest in Longhorn for mad profits in ’06.