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Unix buy will help Linux adoption

Author: JT Smith

The acquisition of Santa Cruz Operations’ Unix software and services will help
Caldera address weaknesses that have kept Linux from mainstream use, according to a report from CNET.com.

Category:

  • Linux

Yahoo! repairs free email service

Author: JT Smith

Yesterday morning, Yahoo! acknowledged that “a small number of users” were encountering delays in getting
into their email accounts, says CNET.com. The company was unable to specify the problem’s cause.

Video email is for real with high speed connections

Author: JT Smith

Companies are showing renewed interest in video email, encouraged by
faster Internet connections and a new breed of cheap digital video cameras that promise to transform
the home-movie market. From CNET.com.

FBI will disclose ‘Carnivore’ surveillance

Author: JT Smith

The FBI is
collecting material giving details of its
Internet-wiretapping system known as Carnivore
and will begin turning it over to a privacy
protection group for review within about 45
days, says Reuters.

Category:

  • Linux

Canadian Prime Minister joins pie-in-the-face club

Author: JT Smith

Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien is the latest inductee into the pie-in-the-face club, after getting pied in Charlottown, PEI. Other famous members include Bill Gates.

Guardian Digital introduces ebusiness Linux distribution

Author: JT Smith

Guardian Digital is introducing a distribution of linux geared at high security for electronic business, says LinuxPR.

Category:

  • Open Source

New treatment for TB in the works

Author: JT Smith

The BBC is reporting on a new treatment for the disease TB, which currently takes as much of six months of treatment.

Category:

  • Linux

IQLinux.com launches new tech support site

Author: JT Smith

LinuxPR is carrying the story of a new linux support pool being created at IQLinux.com

Category:

  • Linux

Debian and potato vodka

Author: JT Smith

Debian’s 2.2 release press conference was summarised by Linux Weekly News.

Category:

  • Linux

Transmeta Corp launches new processor

Author: JT Smith

TechWeb brings us the news that Transmeta has launched a new processor.

Category:

  • Unix