The Apple-AOL video bridge An eWeek article discusses the ramifications of iChat AV's new AIM video conferencing capabilities "about 35 millions active AOL AIM users are gaining access to the video conferencing feature. AOL also plans to introduce in the next few months support for video conferencing in the AIM client included in its AOL software." More.
-UNOVA and Apple resolve patent dispute UNOVA Inc. has announced the resolution of a patent dispute with regarding patents held by both companies. "UNOVA's patents principally involved its smart battery management portfolio. Smart battery management describes UNOVA's patented technology in which a portable computer incorporates a rechargeable battery that uses a processor chip to communicate data to the portable computer so that the computer can monitor and regulate battery use." More.
Securing POP mail access in MacOSX A Tony Lawrence article describes the process for tunnel ingPOP through ssh for added security. "This doesn't require changing anything at the server - it still thinks it is just running plain old POP3 and has no idea it is running over a secure tunnel. I can set up the tunnel without using sudo or root, which is more convenient." More.