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Apple previews next version of Mac OS X

At the Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco, Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs shows off Tiger, the next version of Mac OS X. The operating system has more than 150 new features, including a systemwide search engine and an update to iChat that allows up to four people to hold a videoconference.

published June 28, 2004 by


The future of digital photo display?

Digital photography is easy until it comes to sorting, labeling and deciding how to share the pictures. Microsoft researcher Steven Drucker shows correspondent James Hilliard the software maker's Photo Triage, a project from the research labs in Redmond that uses the metadata of digital photos to organize and display them across a variety of electronic devices.

published June 28, 2004 by


Kerry pushes tech platform

Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry makes a campaign stop in Silicon Valley to outline his proposed technology policy, which calls for tax cuts on long-term investments in start-ups and more support for broadband technology.

published June 24, 2004 by


Ellison deposition video released

In a taped deposition, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison answers questions about his company's plans to acquire PeopleSoft. He explains why Oracle picked PeopleSoft over other companies and why he thinks it will help him compete against Microsoft.

published June 22, 2004 by


Intel releases chips for lifestyle PCs

Intel is calling 900 family of chipsets' release the most significant platform upgrade in a decade. New features include upgraded memory, secure storage--and coming soon, built-in wireless access points. Correspondent James Hilliard takes a look.

published June 22, 2004 by


A more exciting, animated you

San Francisco-based Linden Lab's online role-playing environment "Second Life" is an online community for anyone over 18 looking for a virtual escape. Linden Lab CEO Phillip Rosedale gives correspondent James Hilliard a tour and explains how users are turning their online alter-egos into money-making businesses.

published June 21, 2004 by


Vint Cerf: Net's moving into Iron Age

Internet pioneer and steward Vint Cerf contends that the Net is still early in its evolution, in the process of moving from a figurative stone age to an iron age. In his Face to Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber, Cerf discusses the Internet's future and outlines his views on spam, privacy, IPv6 and interplanetary networking. He also answers the question, "Who should run the Internet?"

published June 18, 2004 by


Pentax debuts still/video combo cam

The Pentax OptioMX offers 3.2-megapixel stills and MPEG 4 video. Company spokesman B.J. Adams gives ZDNet's David Berlind a fresh view of the digital camera. This new model also features an interchangeable second lens for digital SLR capability.

published June 16, 2004 by


A look at ZoneAlarm Security Suite

Zone Labs has released a more complete security package in efforts to build on the success of its firewall product line. Marketing Director Fred Felman gives ZDNet's David Berlind a tour of the new product and comments on what the release of Microsoft's upcoming Service Pack 2 may mean to competition in the security industry.

published June 15, 2004 by


iPod Minis in short supply

Apple Computer's iPod Mini has sold out at retail stores across the United States, prompting weeks-long waiting lists for the digital music player. Correspondent James Hilliard visits the Apple Store in San Francisco, where some shoppers got lucky.

published June 10, 2004 by


Bottom-line pricing for PCs

While demonstrating the soon-to-be-released IBM S50 toolless computer, IBM product marketing manager Stephen Miller points out that in today's market, prices will come down to meet actual computing needs. With that in mind, ZDNet's David Berlind asks: How much PC is enough for an average business user, and when is "technological advancement" simply a price boost?

published June 4, 2004 by


Zire adds GPS navigation

PalmOne has released a Bluetooth Global Positioning System car kit for the Tungsten T3 and the recently released Zire 72. David Berlind takes a closer look at the latest Zires and the new Navigator attachment with PalmOne product manager Raj Doshi.

published June 1, 2004 by


Microsoft's efforts to close windows of vulnerability

Expected for release later this year, Microsoft XP Service Pack 2 focuses on three areas of security: default firewall, automatic update and scanning for current virus protection. At CeBit America in New York, Microsoft's Greg Sullivan tells ZDNet's David Berlind that while SP2 is a security improvement for Windows, it's just the first step in a continual fight against network threats.

published May 28, 2004 by


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