CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH
Friday, October 9, 1998
29 new stories as of 1:46 PM PT
TODAY'S TOP STORIES
-- Yet another delay for Microsoft trial
-- Congress and Y2K in the ring again
-- Hotmail on a legal tighrope
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Ooh, the anticipation's killing me!
The Microsoft antitrust trial has been delayed, again. Also not a surprise
is that Microsoft is trying bump it back even further, keeping travel
bookers around the world in a tailspin.
Congress moves in on Y2K issues
Legislators, who go on recess tomorrow, today tackle whether to
use surplus budget funds for Y2K issues. As for FEMA's Y2K warnings, the
jury's still out.
Hotmail on hot-thieves trail
In an attempt to protect users from potential password-stealing schemes,
Hotmail recently started framing sites that users access from hotlinked URLs.
Some say the practice walks the line between security and legality.
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TODAY'S FEATURED STORIES
Join News.com for ongoing coverage of the Y2K saga
Adobe chief: Graphics grow up
Palm cuts handheld prices
Critical time for Net tax bill
$399 PC maker signs retailers
IBM adds to data warehousing line
New handheld device firm formed
Sega, WebTV team on set-top
SAP's growth rate on target
Details of new chips emerging
Street, Net stocks take a beating
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