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January 2003 Archive

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 January 29, 2003   January 22, 2003  January 15, 2003   January 8, 2003    January 1, 2003 

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January 29, 2003 Show     RETURN TO TOP

In The News: 

SBC's patent claim on Web navigation is way off course By Dan Gillmor San Jose Mercury News. Quoting from the article: "SBC now says it owns key patents, issued in the late 1990s, covering another basic Web technique involving the use of consistent navigation elements that don't change from page to page within a larger Web site ... U.S. Patent Nos. 5,933,841 and 6,442,574 may well turn out to be just one more example of a patent system that has run off the rails. The patent examiners are overworked and under knowledgeable. They grant ridiculous patents." 

Apple Computer cut prices on its high-end Power Mac line of desktop computers and flat-panel display monitors. The 1 gigahertz Power Mac G4 went from $1,6