28th November 1998 Archive
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Carefully - but not carefully enough, judging by the numbers of reporters going through the revolving doors
Michael Kinsley is the editor of Slate, Microsoft's expensive attempt (a budget of around $5 million budget and $500,000 subscription income) at Web publishing. In covering the trial, Kinsley obviously has a problem. Kinsley asked journalist Michael Lewis, who is writing a book on Silicon Valley to handle the trial, but he didn' …
Business 28 Nov 1998, 11:04
Smut a laughing matter
In the bookshop section of a big electronics store in Tokyo, a staffer's eye was caught by a big red headline about Windows 2000 on the cover. Picked up the rag to see what it was all about and inside found many pictures of young ladies in various states of undress. Could this be a winning combination for Bill Gates and …
Business 28 Nov 1998, 11:21