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CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH: Monday, October 12, 1998

TODAY'S TOP STORIES - Apple: Back in black - Compaq intros $699 PC - Net tax act in question

CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH: Monday, October 12, 1998

CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH
Monday, October 12, 1998
26 new stories as of 1:50 PM PT

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

-- Apple: Back in black
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27394%2C00.html
-- Compaq intros $699 PC
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27405%2C00.html
-- Net tax act in question
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27432%2C00.html

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TOP STORIES

A very good year

Apple Interim CEO Steve Jobs will return to the friendly confines of the Flint Center Wednesday to tout news of the company's first profitable year since 1995 and give updates on the hot-selling iMac and upgraded Mac OS.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27394%2C00.html

How low can they go?

No. 1 computer maker Compaq, which has seen its market share eroded lately, releases a $699 "Internet PC" today and furthers competition with Apple's iMac and HP machines.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27405%2C00.html

Mixed blessings for Net tax act

The Internet Tax Freedom Act may be passed today, but two controversial provisions are questioned by civil liberties advocates who say the bill will hinder free speech instead of protect children.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27432%2C00.html

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TODAY'S FEATURED STORIES

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Gates talks up NT strategy
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27421%2C00.html

HP to sell imaging chips
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27384%2C00.html

Baan taps Microsoft, IBM
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27403%2C00.html

Intel thrives, LSI looks to layoffs
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27385%2C00.html

Lotus adds to Notes, Domino suite
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27401%2C00.html

Yahoo to buy Yoyodyne
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27397%2C00.html

Bristol gets ally in Microsoft suit
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27417%2C00.html

Merger mania strikes the Net
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27424%2C00.html

More Windows CE support in hand
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27431%2C00.html

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