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CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH: Monday, September 9, 1998

TODAY'S TOP STORIES - WebTVs more like PCs - Enterprise services growing - Java case in court

CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH
Tuesday, September 8, 1998
27 new stories as of 1:30 PM PT

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

-- WebTVs more like PCs
-- Enterprise services growing
-- Java case in court

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TOP STORIES

Future wave of WebTVs

New WebTVs with word processing and spreadsheet applications are waiting in the wings, and some manufacturers are developing third-generation models with Windows CE capabilities.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26115%2C00.html

Enterprise resource services are smoking

According to a study, Y2K warnings are no match for the demand for consulting and training services, which are expected to boom at an average 17 percent annual rate.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26106%2C00.html

Java trial marathon

Sun and Microsoft are in court for a three-day hearing regarding Java, an issue which has turned into evidence in the Justice Department's antitrust case against the software giant.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26078%2C00.html

TODAY'S FEATURED STORIES

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http://www.news.com/Radio/Index/0%2C55%2C%2C00.html

@Home to test flashy ads
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26088%2C00.html

Fed agencies still lagging on Y2K
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26101%2C00.html

Microsoft, DOJ name witnesses
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26091%2C00.html

Microsoft tests search engine
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26114%2C00.html

Sun, Microsoft ready for Java tilt
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26078%2C00.html

Oracle dives deeper into Linux
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26094%2C00.html

Stocks surge in early trading
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26095%2C00.html

Intel, Dell show off server system
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26046%2C00.html

Symantec responds to suit with fix
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26060%2C00.html

Excite aims at Asia-Pacific region
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26108%2C00.html

READERS' CHOICE: YESTERDAY'S TOP STORIES

Reading the giant's small print
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26061%2C00.html

Net vets go down in flames in Rumor Mill with Skinny DuBaud
http://www.news.com/Rumors/Entry/0%2C26%2C%2C00.html

Going, going, gone!
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26048%2C00.html

Swissair leverages Web site
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26054%2C00.html

Net cable rules weighed
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26055%2C00.html

High-tech execs try start-up life
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26049%2C00.html

Dueling banjos?
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26012%2C00.html

ESPN strikes a new course
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26015%2C00.html

Notorious spammer found out
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26044%2C00.html

Symantec dunned in lawsuit
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26060%2C00.html

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