13th March 1999 Archive
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Exclusive Machines ain't what they used to be
Mao Tse Tung dominated the Chinese market for many years and made many people miserable, to boot. But now Microsoft's Bill Gates seems to want to be the new Mao. We have heard extremely reliable reports that Microsoft will, very soon, introduce a cut down version of Win98 for Mao's market. We suppose that is democracy in action …
Business 13 Mar 1999, 00:51
Three years ago Two years before the mast
From The Register No. 28 San Diego, as all of our US readers are aware, is a sailor's or rather a mariner's town. It has a glossy new convention centre which, the local paper assures us, needs to be grown at a cost which might bankrupt the local authorities. A staffer from The Register found himself on the 25th floor of the …
Business 13 Mar 1999, 12:16
And the Merced logo is here too...
We decided to scan in our Merced pictures again so we could provide more detail for our readers. Our original pictures, in their entirety, are here: Merced -- those pictures. The blow-ups will allow you to have a better idea of the features of the cartridge. At the same time, we managed to scan in the Merced logo from the mug …
Business 13 Mar 1999, 18:57