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Microsoft on track with the Mac?

roundup Apple fans worried about whether Microsoft will drop its Mac support might find reassurance at an upcoming event. And Apple been busy with layoffs and a purchase.

roundup Apple Computer was busy Thursday with an acquisition and layoffs. And inexpensive iMacs are up for grabs at Circuit City this week due to the retailer and the Mac maker putting an end to their relationship. Meanwhile, Microsoft and Apple are expected to continue their relationship. Microsoft expected to stay with Apple
There has been apprehension among Mac fans as to whether the software giant might drop its support at some point in the future. An upcoming event should put their fears to rest.
April 4, 2002 
Apple pares a small number of jobs
update The cuts, which are the latest in a series of small-scale moves by the Mac maker, will affect its sales and support staff, CNET has learned.
April 4, 2002 
Apple DVD software tweaked for OS X
The computer maker's DVD Studio Pro authoring software is also more tightly integrated with its Final Cut Pro video editing program.
April 5, 2002 
Apple gobbles up FireWire company
update The Mac maker, not known for taking over companies, acquires a business founded by former Apple employees who helped develop the high-speed data transfer standard.
April 4, 2002 
Cheap Apple pickings at Circuit City
Buyers rack up good deals as Circuit City goes through its remaining inventory of iMacs and iBooks after the retailer and Apple Computer announce they're ending their relationship.
April 3, 2002 
previous coverage
Apple: Looking for a few good converts
The company has adapted a survey for the Web, giving potential Windows switchers a chance to ask questions and quell their doubts before making the leap to the Mac.
March 26, 2002