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News for Tuesday, July 25 2006

Source: CodeProject     Posted by Chris Maunder    Tuesday, July 25, 2006 10:00am    
News for Tuesday, July 25 2006

Industry News

Monopoly ditches cash, goes plastic

Parker Brothers, makers of Monopoly, are phasing out the colored paper money in the game in favor of a debit card system. Is nothing sacred?
Source: Engadget

Symantec takes second pop at Vista security

Symantec continues to try to convince people they'll still need their software.
Source: The Inquirer preview shuns Firefox

Microsoft is prepping a new Ajaxy home page at, but only for IE users (for now, hopefully)
Source: TechWeb

Skype founders take on TV

What to do with the millions from eBay? Peer-to-peer television.
Source: GigaOM

Developer News

Web 2.0 Live

Site for designers who work with Windows Live. All 2.0 of them.
Source: Remerged

Hello World in C# on Java

Compile C# apps to run under a JVM. Grad school can be fun.
Source: Rochester Institute of Technology

Document programming languages

New wiki aims to document all computer programming languages. Expect virtual tumbleweeds in a month or two.
Source: CoderWiki

Hot Threads

What happens when...

Who do the experts ask when they have a question? (Other experts I would guess)
Source: The Code Project

Microsoft - this is just embarrassing

Zune == bunnies, and the men who pet them?
Source: The Code Project

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