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News for Monday, March 20 2006

Source: CodeProject     Posted by Chris Maunder    Monday, March 20, 2006 8:00am    
News for Monday, March 20 2006

Industry News

Google cleared in cache copyright case, forced to hand over e-mail in another

A Federal Judge has ruled that Google's archiving of Usenet posts does not constitute copyright infringement, even if the posts themselves contain infringing material. In another ruling, a federal magistrate has upheld an earlier decision ordering Google to turn over all messages from a user's Gmail account, include those that were deleted. (Read More)
Source: Ars Technica

A new study shows the healing effects of beer

A new study seems to show beer has anti-oxidant properties, and is a good source of B vitamins and some minerals. Need any more reasons? (Read More)
Source: Seed Magazine

Microsoft People ready (tm)

Microsoft realizes companies employ people, and they intend to do something about it! (Read More)
Source: Microsoft

HP Clones P&G's Cincinnati Accounting Ops in India

Bangalore, India, is a booming, sprawling metropolis. You can find almost anything here. You can even find a piece of Cincinnati if you know where to look. (Read More)
Source: eWeek

Developer News

New Atlas Preview, and Contest

The March Technology Preview of Atlas (Ajax for ASP.NET) is now available. In addition, they have a mash-up contest for people building stuff with it. (Read More)
Source: Microsoft

XNA Preview

The March Community Technology Preview of XNA (Microsoft's upcoming gaming API) is now available. (Read More)
Source: Microsoft

InstallAware 5.3 Now Available for Download

InstallAware 5.3 is the first installer to split the burden of a build across multiple CPU cores for faster build times. (Read More)
Source: InstallAware

Microsoft ALM server now available

Team Foundation Server was released to manufacturing on Friday, and is now available to MSDN subscribers. (Read More)
Source: InfoWorld

Hot Threads

The Mysteries of Book Publishers

Why can one book continue to be published, while other useful books end up on the remainder shelf? My guess -- goat entrails and chicken bones. (Read More)
Source: The Code Project

C++/CLI for .NET

Is C++/CLI gaining momentum, or do more people leave C++ for unmanaged development? Discuss. (Read More)
Source: The Code Project



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