14 November 1997
Will Apple and Oracle collaborate on NCs? asks ZDNet.
A coalition of computer manufacturers including IBM, Netscape, Novell, Oracle and Sun Microsystems are moving to craete a standard for network computers. This is a move that bodes well for the future of the NC, which faces stiff competition from both desktop PCs, and any NC-like appliance that Microsoft might bring to market.
Intel has released a patch that prevents the exploitation of the Intel flaw.