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It’s Take Control’s first anniversary, so we’re celebrating with a 50% off sale and a recap of our first year accomplishments. Adam also explains how you can reclaim and start using your personal XNS name (Remember XNS? It’s back!), now called an "i-name." Releases from Apple include refreshed iBooks, a single-processor Power Mac G5, and a larger Xserve RAID, along with Apple Remote Desktop 2.1. Lastly, Adam tees off on clueless lawyers, we shed the light of reality on the malicious Opener shell script, and you can enter to win copies of Marketcircle’s DayLite in DealBITS this week.

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Take Control’s First Anniversary (and 50% Off Sale!)

It's been a year since we released our first Take Control ebook, Joe Kissell's "Take Control of Upgrading to Panther," and I want to commemorate the anniversary in two ways: first by announcing a one-week 50 percent off sale and second by telling you about what we've learned after a year in the brave new world of electronic book publishing

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Persistence Pays: The Return of XNS

Remember XNS? It was the platform for simplifying and securing the exchange of data over the Internet that I helped launch just over four years ago. Back then, I was acting as chairman of the non-profit governance organization XNSORG, which was working with XNS's developer, Seattle-based OneName Corporation, to manage and promote XNS

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/25-Oct-04

The second URL below each thread description points to the discussion on our Web Crossing server, which will be much faster. The Tyranny of Email -- You probably rely on email for your daily communication, but is it taking up too much of your time