IT News, Oct. 19: Bright Ideas and Splash Downs


This week in IT History: Edison's light bulb burns bright (1879); Texas Instruments develops transistor radio (1954); official meter measurement established (1983); and Apollo 7 splashes down (1968).

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A record Patch Tuesday for October; Microsoft announces continued support for Office Mac 2004 and retires Microsoft Works; Microsoft works on restoring Sidekick data, and Netbook sales outpace notebook sales; more. Links for items mentioned in this week's audiocast:

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