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TidBITS#274/24-Apr-95

This week’s issue begins with news about Apple’s strong second quarter, future Macs at Disney’s EPCOT Center, new Microsoft-related anti-trust news, and more. We continue with an report from the Third International World-Wide Web Conference, thoughts about the appropriate use of computers in the form of a book review of Cliff Stoll’s "Silicon Snake Oil," and a look at how to access the Internet via CompuServe’s PPP services.

William Murphy No comments

Web ZIP Codes

Web ZIP Codes -- William Murphy writes: When I read the article on ProPhone, I chased the link to TidBITS-267 to see what had been said about ZIP code programs, and I thought it might be worth pointing out that the U.S

Mark H. Anbinder No comments

Welcome to the Web!

Welcome to the Web! We've teased CE Software mercilessly over the last few years about their unfortunate tendency to lag behind on Internet connectivity, a somewhat alarming trait for an electronic communications software developer

Geoff Duncan No comments

It’s All About Trust

It's All About Trust -- Microsoft is in court again today, this time in Washington D.C., for an appellate hearing regarding U.S. District Judge Stanley Sporkin's rejection of an anti-trust settlement reached by Microsoft and the U.S

Mark H. Anbinder No comments

By leaps and bounds

By leaps and bounds, SoftArc Inc. has gobbled up market share in the growing electronic messaging industry. SoftArc reports that, according to both Electronic Mail & Messaging Systems (EMMS) and Electronic Messaging News, the Ontario company is the number four provider of LAN-based email, with its FirstClass email and conferencing software

Geoff Duncan No comments

Microsoft Licenses Lycos Catalog

Microsoft Licenses Lycos Catalog -- Carnegie Mellon University announced last week that it has granted Microsoft Corporation a non-exclusive, renewable licence to use its Lycos Internet Catalog with Microsoft's forthcoming online service, Microsoft Network (MSN)

David Goad No comments

Apple EPCOT Showpieces

Apple EPCOT Showpieces -- David Goad writes: I was visiting the Disney EPCOT Center in Orlando, Florida, the other day and saw a new exhibit called "Innovations!" Two displays really caught my eye

Gordon Howell No comments

Third International World-Wide Web Conference

With over 1,400 people at the third World-Wide Web conference held in Darmstadt, Germany April 10-14, 1995, delegates and organisers alike were left in no doubt as to the popularity and impact the Web has made in the year since the first conference. Proceedings and Hot Topics -- The event had a real "buzz" about it