aalobode writes: The NYTimes is running an article on the narrowing window that Apple has for beating Microsoft's Vista. According the NYT, not enough has been done to capitalize on the Mac user experience versus the "world of hurt that is Vista" and it also points out that that restructuring of Apple leaves ambiguities about Apple's exact commitment to the computer end of its business. The article calls MS Vista's certified vendors, developers and driver writers a flywheel that takes a while to come up to speed and then becomes unstoppable. Check it at http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/16/technology/16digi.html
Tech.Luver writes: "theRegister reports,
( http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/08/17/riaa_ander son_class_action_lawsuit/ )
" The RIAA has been slapped by a class action lawsuit, filed by Tanya Anderson, a single mom from Oregon who claims the organization's goons impersonated her 10-year-old daughter's grandmother over the phone to extract evidence.
Charges filed against the RIAA include ? deep breath now ? counts of negligence, fraud and misrepresentation, racketeering and corruption, abuse of the legal process, malicious prosecution, outrage and intention to inflict emotional distress, computer fraud and abuse, trespass, invasion of privacy, libel and slander, deceptive business practices, misuse of copyright laws, and civil conspiracy. "" Link to Original Source
Gary writes: "An artist's concept shows a supermassive black hole at the center of a remote galaxy digesting the remnants of a star. NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer had a "ringside" seat for this awesome spectacle, using its ultraviolet eyes to study the process from beginning to end."