June 29, 2001

Microsoft listens to customers?

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Microsoft has been causing controversy lately with the smart tags feature of the upcoming Windows XP and IE 6, which would essentially allow Microsoft to add its own links to anyone’s Web page. Now they’ve backed down: the feature won’t be included, and the Wall Street Journal reports that this decision was actually a response to negative feedback from users. (more…)

June 27, 2001

What’s worse than an IRS audit?

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Microsoft is attacking software privacy by auditing 5,000 of their best customers. It’s probably a ploy to make their new Product Activation scheme look good by comparison. According to an IDG survey, though, it’s looking bad to just about everyone.

June 15, 2001

Netscape releases version 6.1

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After saying last week that they don’t want to be a browser company anymore, Netscape this week released version 6.1 PR1 of their browser. You can download it here.

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