Microsoft Office – love it or hate it, it’s the 3,000-pound gorilla of the Macintosh software scene. This week brings the release of Office 2001 and the latest versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, along with the new Entourage, which Contributing Editor Matt Neuburg examines in depth in this issue. Also this week, we look at the reasons behind Apple’s stock plunge and note the Supreme Court denying an expedited hearing of the Microsoft antitrust case.
Supreme Court Says No to Expedited Microsoft Appeal -- On 26-Sep-00, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an expedited appeal of the Microsoft antitrust case, leaving the matter instead to the U.S
Poll Results: One Address for Life? In TidBITS-549, we gave an overview of the new XNS technology, introduced its governing body XNSORG, and asked whether folks thought XNS would succeed
Poll Preview: Running for Office? Microsoft has begun rolling out Office 2001 - the latest versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, its flagship business productivity applications for the Macintosh
Whenever we take a week off, we worry that we'll end up doing just as much work as ever keeping up with breaking news events. But last week was notable mostly for the media thrashing that followed Apple's warning on 28-Sep-00 that quarterly revenues would be between 6 and 9 percent below analysts' expectations, and that profits (before any investment gains) would be off by as much as 33 percent
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