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CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH: Thursday, September 24, 1998

TODAY'S TOP STORIES - Sold! eBay roars into public trading - The incredible shrinking PC price - White House backs more visas

CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH: Thursday, September 24, 1998

CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH
Thursday, September 24, 1998
27 new stories as of 1:00 PM PT

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

-- Sold! eBay roars into public trading
-- The incredible shrinking PC price
-- White House backs more visas

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TOP STORIES

Sold! eBay roars into public trading

Online auctioneer eBay bolted out of the starting gate on its first day of public trading by nearly tripling its share price, ending a month-long IPO dry spell.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26761.html

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A start-up backed by South Korean PC giant Trigem and display maker KDS is planning to usher in the $399 PC era next month with three ultra-low-cost systems.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26780.html

White House backs more foreign visas

The White House gave its OK to increasing the number of foreign high-tech workers allowed into the U.S. each year, with the assurance that U.S. workers will not be displaced.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26758.html

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TODAY'S FEATURED STORIES

Bug in Outlook Express for Mac
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26782%2C00.html

Big Blue by you
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26784%2C00.html

Baan's shopping spree continues
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26767%2C00.html

NYSE rate hike ires e-brokerages
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26787%2C00.html

Auctions close major security hole
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26760%2C00.html

Five firms attack digital pirates
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26770%2C00.html

Word, Charged set for relaunch
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26786%2C00.html

IBM touts Home Director
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26783%2C00.html

U.S., Japan share Y2K info
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26781%2C00.html

Dell boosts servers, support
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C26776%2C00.html

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