A recent court decision allowed federal officials to resume processing visas offered to the many seasonal workers providing the labor behind the U.S. seafood industry. The prospect of a visa stoppage sent a panic through many seafood businesses in the mid-Atlantic region, who've come to depend on the visa program to fill manual labor jobs like picking crabs and shucking oysters. We explore why the visa program was caught in limbo and what's at stake for the seafood industry as things move forward.
Google takes one big step closer to creating the worldâ��s largest digital library, while Microsoft announces plans to step back from Vista. The Computer Guys & Gal offer their take on the day’s tech news and answer your questions.
- John Gilroy WAMU Computer Guy; and Director of Business Development at SolutionsDevelopers
- Allison Druin WAMU Computer Gal; and Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland
- Bill Harlow WAMU Computer Guy; and Hardware & Software Technician for MACs & PCs at Mid-Atlantic Consulting, Inc.
Apple sold more phones than RIM last quarter
“The Phone Company” on Daring Fireball
Danger lurks behind social networking
Malware disguised as social networking tops new list of emerging security threats.
The Future of Google Book Search
Google’s agreement with authors and publishers
View Windows Media video on Mac
Digital media tools for Mac
Microsoft Introduces Windows 7, Ending Vista Brand
Microsoft introduces slimmer, more responsive Windows
Stop sending email you later regret
Amusing releases from Google Labs
Backup data online
John suggests online storage as an alternative to backing up on CD’s and external drives
Remove adware and more
Apple’s new MacBook is a stealth business notebook
ComputerWorld opinion piece by Scott Finnie
Undercover for Mac
Recover your stolen Mac
US Army warns of Twitter dangers
Microsoft promises new search ‘instant answers’
Helping the “Tell me now!” search personalities
Connecting to Google: Redirecting to another country domain
How to reset your Google default search domain (particularly useful for Kojo fans in Russia!)
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