For months, rumors have swirled around the Web alleging that Microsoft helped finance a small Utah software company's suit against IBM and two
corporations that use Linux software. BW Online has learned that Microsoft (MSFT ) did not put up the money, but did play matchmaker for SCO Group
(SCOX ) and BayStar Capital, a San Francisco hedge fund which made a $50 million investment in SCO last October.
SCO's Suit: A Match Made in Redmond?