20th December 1998 Archive
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The old Digital Nervous System is getting a bit dislocated in Electronics Boutique
It's the week before Christmas in London's Oxford Street, and The Register is visiting a branch of Electronics Boutique to obtain £60-worth of megadeath for the little mites, bless 'em. As you'd expect of a major software store at this time of year, Electronics Boutique is throbbing - except for the check-outs, that is. As we …
Business 20 Dec 1998, 16:33
Which means what Microsoft is shipping ain't necessarily compliant at all...
As we suggested almost two weeks ago, the route Microsoft has taken so far to gain compliance with Sun's preliminary injunction may not be enough. On Friday Microsoft asked the San Jose District Court to extend the time it has to modify its software to 120 days. In announcing its latest version of Java Microsoft referred to it …
Business 20 Dec 1998, 16:35