Here's the Friday geonews in batch mode, well, at least the news not already covered by today's two topic-specific batch mode entries.
On the ESRI front:
On the Microsoft front:
In the miscellaneous category:
In the maps category:
When poking fun at FoxNews it is always best to spell check Iraq.
Thanks Ian. I can't hide anymore that I'm french speaking ;-) In French, Iraq is spelled with a k.
OK - that makes sense then.