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TidBITS#770/14-Mar-05

Databases are all alike, aren’t they? Well, no, and this week Adam shares his real-world experiences with Panorama V, an unusual database that makes it easy to add new capabilities as you discover you need them. In other items, Jeff Carlson covers three new ebook initiatives, Glenn Fleishman opens his Mac mini to add RAM on the cheap, we link to several Take Control excerpts, and we note a court decision permitting Apple to subpoena confidential information about trade secret leaks.

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Apple Wins Subpoena Request

Apple Wins Subpoena Request -- In the latest update in Apple's quest to squelch information leaks, Judge James Kleinberg of Santa Clara County Superior Court ruled last Friday that the news site O'Grady's PowerPage must divulge its confidential sources, describing the information as "stolen property." The judge was careful to note that his ruling should not be construed more broadly than Apple's right to subpoena information from PowerPage's ISP Nfox

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When You Need a Panoramic View

When you're setting up a database for the first time, do you know exactly what you'll want out of it, for the rest of the life of the database? Heck, do you know what you're going want from it next month? You probably have a general idea, and if you've created databases in the past or are working with a consultant, you'll probably spend some time mapping out your data structures, reports, and more

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/14-Mar-05

The second URL below each thread description points to the discussion on our Web Crossing server, which will be faster. Good streetmap software for Macs? Do any companies make mapping software comparable to Microsoft Streets & Trips for Windows? Route 66 could be the answer, or online mapping sources