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CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH: Friday, September 18, 1998

TODAY'S TOP STORIES -- Congress under the gun -- Dell's surge continues -- The lighter side of Y2K

CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH: Thursday, September 17, 1998

CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH
Friday, September 18, 1998
29 new stories as of 1:37 PM PT

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

-- Congress under the gun
-- Dell's surge continues
-- The lighter side of Y2K

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TOP STORIES

Stuck between the Net and a hard place

With budget and impeachment issues to tackle, Congress is facing a rush of Net-related bills--ranging from spam to "obscene material"--before its scheduled October 25 adjournment.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26559%2C00.html

Boom DELLa boom!

The hits just keep on comin' for Dell. Retail sales continue to surge and it's also winning praises for its new server lines and high-end systems.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26566%2C00.html

Light's out?

Chances are, the lights will still work on 1/1/00. But the electric company can't say so for sure, at least until its systems have been upgraded. Just in case, better get out the gas lanterns!
http://www.news.com/Categories/Index/0%2C3%2C87%2C00.html

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TODAY'S FEATURED STORIES

CBS to advertise on AOL
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26544%2C00.html

Pac Bell fined for withholding data
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26551%2C00.html

Pact speeds printing of digital pics
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26556%2C00.html

The lights will stay on--probably
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26546%2C00.html

U.S. markets zigzag
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26553%2C00.html

Y2K and pensions, mutual funds
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26561%2C00.html

Packard Bell signs on CEO
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26550%2C00.html

Stephen Case, $160 million man
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26532%2C00.html

Compaq eyes Yahoo, Time Warner
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26543%2C00.html

Server snags put domains in limbo
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26525%2C00.html

READERS' CHOICE: YESTERDAY'S TOP STORIES

The Y2K bug under the microscope
http://www.news.com/Categories/Index/0%2C3%2C87%2C00.html

V.90 modem standard approved
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26486%2C00.html

Office 97's browser discrimination
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26464%2C00.html

N.Y. Times still suffers from hack
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26467%2C00.html

Microsoft: We're sorry!
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26402%2C00.html

We are family!
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26490%2C00.html

White House eases up on crypto
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26427%2C00.html

iMac knock-offs coming soon
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26433%2C00.html

Strong showing for iMac in poll
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26432%2C00.html

Another security hole in Hotmail
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26462%2C00.html

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