Stories by Scott Spanbauer

Purge spam the 18th-century way

SAN FRANCISCO (10/27/2003) - In February, I recommended Cloudmark Inc.'s free SpamNet spam-blocking add-in for Outlook and Outlook Express. But when the company began charging a premium fee of US$4 per month ($48 per year) for its still-worthwhile service, I began seeking a free spam fighter. I got lucky. And so can you.

Windows 98 Service Pack due in 1999

Microsoft announced yesterday that it plans to release a package of Windows 98 fixes and enhancements to beta testers by the end of this month. Product Manager Kim Akers says the final version of Windows 98 Service Pack 1 will be posted on the company's Windows Update Web site in early 1999.