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CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH: Tuesday, October 13, 1998

TODAY'S TOP STORIES - Goodbye, Mr. (slow) Chips - IBM launches consumer notebooks - Microsoft betting on XML

CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH: Tuesday, October 13, 1998

CNET NEWS.COM DISPATCH
Tuesday, October 13, 1998
28 new stories as of 1:55 PM PT

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

-- Goodbye, Mr. (slow) Chips
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27484%2C00.html
-- IBM launches consumer notebooks
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27459%2C00.html
-- Microsoft betting on XML
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27488%2C00.html

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TOP STORIES

Goodbye, Mr. (slow) Chips

AMD says its new K7 chip will run at 500 MHz and higher and use a new technology for the "system bus." Details of this chip and the future of other processors emerge at today's Microprocessor Forum.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27484%2C00.html

Thin is in at IBM

Taking another stab at the consumer market, IBM has announced its new "I" line of ThinkPad notebooks starting at $1499, which offer high-quality, active matrix screens.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27459%2C00.html

X marks the Microsoft

The software giant is taking bets on its XML language, saying it will do for data exchange what HTML did for Web pages. But XML's success is largely dependent on appropriate software and the upcoming upgrade to IE 5.0.
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27488%2C00.html

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http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27489%2C00.html

Compaq getting stronger in '98
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27458%2C00.html

Wall Street Journal ups Web fees
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27462%2C00.html

HP touts new Xeon workstations
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27486%2C00.html

AltaVista seeks deeper search
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27472%2C00.html

IE bug opens users' hard drives
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27482%2C00.html

MAG joins mini-notebook race
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27485%2C00.html

Anxious investors stall Street
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27477%2C00.html

Former Tivoli exec creates start-up
http://www.news.com/News/Item/0%2C4%2C27483%2C00.html

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