17th June 2001 Archive
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Lou Gerstner, high panjandrum at IBM, has been awarded an honorary knighthood in the Queen's latest birthday honours list. Following his anointment Sir Lou will be 551st in line for the throne, behind India Hicks, a member of the Mountbatten family and god-daughter of Prince Charles, but 20 places ahead of Sir Bob Geldof, the …
Bootnotes 17 Jun 2001, 21:33
Normal hostilities resumed
Talks between AOL-Time Warner and Microsoft to extend their technology sharing/distribution agreement have collapsed, the two companies said today. Microsoft will no longer bundle AOL access with its Windows operating system, following AOL's refusal to support the Windows Media Player on its Web sites. AOL is a proponent of …
Music and Media 17 Jun 2001, 22:57