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apple and intel?

Or Sun and Dell, for that matter... this article quotes some analyst predicting apple switching to intel chips for example. Now that would be interesting.

Categories: technology
Posted by diego on August 2, 2002 at 11:28 PM

you can't run

(via Scripting News): Burning Bird is back. (and I only found out two days ago that she'd "left"!)

Categories: personal
Posted by diego on August 2, 2002 at 8:23 PM

bailout for brazil and uruguay

The 'gaffe-a-minute' US Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill announced yesterday that the US would not oppose efforts from Brazil and Uruguay to obtain more money from the IMF to stabilize their situation. Argentina was purposefully ignored, after the country has been chasing the proverbial carrot-on-a-stick for the better part of the year. At least the European Union should take action...

Categories: personal
Posted by diego on August 2, 2002 at 11:59 AM

software and Sun Micro

An interview with the new VP of Software at Sun. He says something really strange:

"We have an extraordinary breadth of [software] assets, unparalleled in the industry, even by Microsoft."

No Kidding.

I mean, Sun obviously has a lot of software assets. A lot of their software is of great quality. They might have a lineup to challenge Microsoft or IBM. But to say that they are above them seems to be a bit of an exaggeration.

Categories: technology
Posted by diego on August 2, 2002 at 12:53 AM

uruguay's crisis worsens

This hasn't really made news in the "international" sites, like CNN, but it's on latin american news sites like Clarin. Uruguay, which had to declare a bank holiday to avoid a run on banks, has suffered its first attacks on supermarkets by poor people trying to get food. The tension is building up to be something similar to what happened in Argentina last year. And Brazil might not be far behind.

Categories: personal
Posted by diego on August 2, 2002 at 12:32 AM

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