Microsoft to stop support of IE6

According to Microsoft they will support Internet Explorer 6 until the year 2014.  As you may know websites Digg.com and Youtube.com are starting their campaign to stop supporting the old browser. Microsoft says on their IE Blog  “For technology enthusiasts, this topic seems simple. Enthusiasts install new (often unfinished or beta) software all the time.…

Microsoft ordered to stop selling Word

Whoa! What?? Ya, its true. Microsoft will not be able to deliver Word in its current state. 2003, 2007, and 2010 versions are in question here. Judge Leonard Davis said “Today’s permanent injunction prohibits Microsoft from selling or importing to the United States any Microsoft Word products that have the capability of opening .XML, .DOCX…

Phishing. Taking the bait

You receive an email from your bank requesting information.  The email looks legit, you click on the link and it appears to launch your banks web site.  Humm all looks well and you provide the requested information.  The next day you notice your bank account has been drained of all funds.  What happened!  You’ve just…

Controversial Marketing-Beware!

This practice is so outrageous, the Waves of Tech is re-posting this as a consumer alert.  The following excerpt was written by cnet.com.  Please read the article in its entirety through the link below. “Thousands of Web shoppers have complained that “mystery charges” are showing up on their credit card statements and have accused those…

The Current State of Apple, Inc. (2009)

We have mentioned Apple several times in our podcasts and postings. So…why stop now! Here is a quick breakdown of the financial status of Apple. Much of the financial information is from Charley Blaine, a contributing columnist for MSN’s Money Central segment. The commentary and questions are posed by myself. Investors, clients, or Apple users…