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The Almighty Buck

Submission + - Universal: Owner's of non-Zume players are Thieves

C. Alan writes: "Electronista is running an interesting piece piece on how Universal refused to its content to Microsoft's online store without getting royalties for each Zune sold. Universal CEO Doug Morris has apparently swallowed Microsoft's DRM scheme hook, line and sinker. He is now quoted to have said of devices other than the forthcoming Zune, "These devices are just repositories for stolen music, and they all know it,". As an Ipod owner, I hope he likes the taste of his foot, because it is very much in his mouth now."

Submission + - KBasic releases Objective Basic 1.0 for Mac

C. Alan writes: "KBasic has announced the release of Objective Basic 1.0 on their website at Thus bringing Object based Basic programming to OSX at a very reasonable price. For casual programmers and new Imac owners like me, is one more piece of software that will keep from booting my Imac into Windows XP."

Thus spake the master programmer: "Time for you to leave." -- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"