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Server shipments up in Q3

Worldwide server and workstation sales saw healthy growth in the third quarter thanks to easing component shortages.
Linda Harrison, 04 Nov 2000
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M$ charges students who don't use its software

A US university has outraged its student rag by trying to charge $20 for Microsoft software access - even if students don't use it.
Linda Harrison, 04 Nov 2000
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Crusoe.com – page 2

by Matt Whyman Guided by goat tracks, I trailed after the Frenchman on a perilous but revealing ascent. For as one elevation rose up behind the next, the horizon line receded to confirm that we were in fact just one island in a sprawling archipelago. And yet what really caused me to draw breath was the sight that greeted me at …
Robert Blincoe, 04 Nov 2000
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Crusoe.com – page 3

by Matt Whyman Five days later, our web page had still to claw into double clicks. Despite registering with the leading search engines, even creating a new category for 'dot com destitutes', we simply could not attract sufficient attention to ourselves. At the same time, both Vendredi and myself were struck down by fever. A …
Robert Blincoe, 04 Nov 2000
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Crusoe.com – page 4

by Matt Whyman I was right, as I prayed I would be. We were a hit. Our click count hit four, five and then six figures overnight. Quite a feat, for a site featuring only partial nudity, for Vendredi insisted his briefs stayed on when I took pictures of him, and then begged me to retain my boxers. Admittedly our web site didn't …
Robert Blincoe, 04 Nov 2000
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The Reg brings you exclusive taste of Brit Lit Net book

Short Story In a bid to raise our brows slightly The Reg has decided to bring a bit of literature into your life.
Robert Blincoe, 04 Nov 2000