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Companies unveil many new products at Seybold publishing show

Author: JT Smith Apple got the big press, but many other computer and peripherals manufacturers have been using this week's Seybold show to roll out new stuff, too. NetworkWorld story has details. Category: Linux
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Cisco to acquire PixStream

Author: JT Smith Pixstream makes hardware and software to manage digital video on broadband networks. Cisco expects to buy a total of 20 - 25 other companies this year. Pixstream is number 17. Inter@ctive Investor story. Category: Open Source
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Cash-strapped dot-coms leaving Silicon Valley

Author: JT Smith Inter@active Week wonders expects this to become a growing trend -- and asks why so many companies started up in such a costly area in the first place. Category: Open Source
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Machines build machines

Author: JT Smith This is the tech "story of the week" that's running everywhere, in one form or another, from MSNBC.com to Slashdot to the Washington Post's front page. Some Brandeis U. researchers have programmed AI computers to design and build simple robot-type machines with little or no human...
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NTT completes Verio acquisition for $5.5B

Author: JT Smith This is the first time the acquition of a major US communications company by a non-US corporation has been investigated by the US government, which delayed the buy for 45 days. Analysis of the deal at IDG.net. Category: Open Source
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Co-op 'bazaar' for Open Source software

Author: JT Smith By Tony Granata News Editor Got an idea for a piece of Open Source software to be written or enhanced but don't have the resources or know how to get it done? Well, NewsForge has found the place for you. Cosource.com is a collaborative, reverse-auction Web site enabling...
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Reusable code issues tackled

Author: JT Smith Report on InfoWorld about the Rational Software, Inc. conference in Philadelphia this week, and its emphasis on reusable code issues.
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Enterprise Java Beans 1.1 programming advice

Author: JT Smith Sanjay Mahapatra tells how to write reliable, portable Enterprise Java Beans 1.1 components at JavaWorld.
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HP pushes 'utility' computing

Author: JT Smith Thin-on-details InfoWorld article about Hewlett-Packard's new e-Utilica iniative, which is supposed to allow service providers to rent out computing services over the Internet. (Prices start at $500,000.)
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Eathlink and AOL gear up to compete with revamped Microsoft.net

Author: JT Smith Cox News Service article on strategies being put into effect by Earthlink, AOL, and other ISPs to stay competitive in the 21st century -- especially with Microsoft as a potentially potent competitor. Also, Wired.com reports that Microsoft is launching its biggest assault yet on...
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