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javaTME GLUE Web Services Fabric Beta. GAIA is intended for enterprises that wish to deploy production grade true service-oriented architectures.

java blogDominic — Java Search Engine: A great Lucene alternative.

java blogCarlos — Help suggest a name for my opensource project.

blogKeith — Signs of Thunderbird improving.

java blogJoe — An IDE for Jini!?

macApple confirms third-party cards work with AirPort 3.1. The ability for third party IEEE 802.11g cards to work in Macs equipped with AirPort 3.1 drivers was a deliberate engineering decision.

mobileVerizon Wireless sues Nextel. Nextel Communications “improperly obtained” prototypes of Verizon Wireless cell phones with a walkie-talkie feature.

netFCC Says No Web Content Rules Needed Yet. Some ISPs (like AOL) are experimenting with “walled garden” strategies to block off some content so that only their customers can see it.


meWe're off to the vet. Our oldest cat, Max, is experiencing kidney failure and we're going to find out what we can do to make it easier on her. Unfortunately it is not curable.


javaTips 'N TricksJava Tip 139: Ask the right questions in your survey application.

javaUpdated Eclipse toolkit shines. Eclipse SDK 2.1 leverages Java's strengths in IDE toolkit, but beware of too much expansion

javaInto the mist of serialization myths. Performance myth: serialVersionUID improves Java serialization performance.

blogAllon — Don't call me, I won't call you.

moblogMartin — Bluetooth Bites Back and 3 - Fire Sale or Cunning Marketing Plan?

moblogMoof — A Spectrum of Opinion.

moblogTom — Cory Doctorow on open spectrum at iSociety.

moblogFrank — Paybox is alive!

blogMatt — Unlimited GPRS? and Wiki page for the software installed on Matt's 3650.

wirelessMcDonald's Wireless Web site. McDonald's is launching WiFi at its restaurants in New York, Chicago and the San Francisco Bay area.

java blogSimon — Norton AntiVirus and Java performance on Mac OS X.

blogJohn  — Do Not Call It Windows — Do Not Call Me.

blogDan — Browsers on Mac Remain a Bone of Contention for Me.

pdaDell's next-gen Pocket PCs to have both WiFi and cellular. Dell's Axim Pocket PC.

neteBay revamps site, hires Weird Al Yankovic. Biting the hand that feeds IT.

macRumor: Bluetooth Keyboard/Mouse Support in Panther?


meI've been turned down by GoogleAds. I think I'll have some whine with my cheese.


javaJava 1.4.2. J2SE 1.4.2 released. Already installed!

blogDiego — unmetered internet access in Ireland? Not really.

blogMatt — Mono 0.25 Released.

netSpammers may be infecting your PC. Junk e-mailers are spreading viruses that let them send spam anonymously through home computers, according to an e-mail security firm.

blogRuss — Blogging For Profit.

mobileA Compact hit from Siemens, the SL55. Quite possibly my next phone.

mobileTreo 600 hands on review. Could Handspring Redefine the Smart Phone?

mobileT-Mobile drives a nail into the Sidekick's coffin. T-Mobile has announced that they are "no longer supporting" the video games they bundled with the color Sidekick.

java blogFred — J2ME Articles For Beginners.

java blogOliver— Fight evil with the Metrics Plug-in for Eclipse.

java blogCarlos — WebWork + JavaScript HOWTO.

moblogKevin — WiFi slam dunk.

blogSteve — GoogleAds: Send the money to the EFF and My O'Reilly blog: Apple Fan letter regarding Panther.

blogPete — Echo Support.

musicCNET: Best inexpensive home theater systems.


blogElwyn — AllTheWeb Now A Better Search Experience Than Google. Thanks Abrar for the pointer!

javaA Roadmap for Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) 1.4.2 and 1.5. From a recent JavaOne 2003 session.

java blogJeff — JavaBlogs Signal to Nosie Ratio and off topic posts.

blogHani — How to win an opensource argument.

blogRickard — BileBlog and Marilyn Manson.

macMieux que GCC 3.3.3. IBM is planning to port their C, C++ and Fortran compilers to OS X.

java blogBill — J2SE 1.4.2 installer nonsense.

java blogStuart — Debug problem with Intellij IDEA.

macMac OS X 'Panther' confirms upcoming PowerBooks? Pinch o' salt time.

java blogSam — Simian Code Similarity Analyser.

java blogJohn — Sitting With The Audience.

java blogZulfikar — Deprecation Should be Deprecated ;)

moblogNathan — I want.

netMusic swappers plan protests. The head of the company behind music-swapping service Morpheus plans to lobby Congress over lawsuits.

blogMoof — Donate to Moof's cause.

windowsAOL backtracks on Winamp media player. America Online's celebrated Nullsoft division is taking a page out of Coca-Cola's playbook, reviving a "classic" version of its flagship Winamp MP3 player.

wirelessUN urges wi-fi adoption. The UN thinks wireless networks could help poorer nations narrow the digital divide.

On June 27, 1967 — The world's first cash dispenser was installed at Barclays Bank in Enfield, England. The device was invented by John Sheppard-Barron. The machine operated on a voucher system and the maximum withdrawal was $28.