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`The World On A Cd Rom?' (Technology & You, Nov. 10)


Corrections & Clarifications

`The world on a CD-ROM?' (Technology & You, Nov. 10)

"The world on a CD-ROM?" (Technology & You, Nov. 10) erred in saying that the World Book 98 Deluxe CD-ROM does not allow cutting and pasting of text. The World Book edit menu allows text to be copied into the Windows clipboard.Return to top

`Fed `cops' may want a rate hike' (Up Front, Nov. 10)

"Fed `cops' may want a rate hike" (Up Front, Nov. 10) misstated the New York Federal Reserve's position on a drive to unionize its security guards. The Fed does not argue that guards lack full police powers and therefore don't deserve higher pay. Also, the article should have said that management believes Fed workers can't collectively bargain over pay because they aren't covered by the National Labor Relations Act. Oct. 30 was the deadline for workers to file petitions asking for a vote, not the date of the vote.Return to top

`Michael Dell's estate of shock' (Up Front, Oct. 27)

"Michael Dell's estate of shock," (Up Front, Oct. 27) should have said the house of Microsoft Chairman William H. Gates III is in King County, Wash., not Cook County.Return to top

`Saga of a cyber debacle' (Enterprise, Sept. 1, in some editions)

"Saga of a cyber debacle" (Enterprise, Sept. 1, in some editions) misspelled the name of Masaru Murai, the chairman of Compaq Japan. Also, the reference to "American Insurance Group" should have been American International Group.Return to top

`Rush to China' (International Business, Oct. 13)

"Rush to China" (International Business, Oct. 13) was incorrect in reporting that two companies, Want Want Holdings and Huan Hsin Holdings Ltd., launched their initial public offerings on the Hong Kong stock market. These offerings were on the Stock Exchange of Singapore.Return to top


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