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How many corporate Linux users are there?

Author: JT Smith

ZDNet reports: “If you believe Oracle Corp., the self-proclaimed king of the enterprise Linux realm, Linux is already well entrenched in corporate America. But other Linux backers, such as IBM Corp. and VA Linux Systems Inc., are more conservative in their claims as to where Linux is installed today — and by whom — and where it might be installed tomorrow.”

Category:

  • Linux

Friday stocks: Dow tops 11,000; tech stocks mixed

Author: JT Smith

Nasdaq rose 29 points — 0.8 percent — to 3,789 Friday while the Nasdaq 100 Index added 49 points, or 1.4 percent, to 3,644, reports CBS Marketwatch.

Category:

  • Open Source

Adaptive Broadband shares fall 27 percent Friday

Author: JT Smith

The wireless company reported larger than expected fourth quarter losses. Reuters reports: “The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company reported an operating loss of $7.67 million, wider than the $3.75 million loss from the year-ago quarter.”

Category:

  • Open Source

MS limits free support calls for customers

Author: JT Smith

MicroSoft Corp. on Friday announced a controversial change to its telephone-support package offered to consumers of its operating system and software.

Commerce chief takes on digital divide

Author: JT Smith

Commerce Secretary Norman Mineta is
making Internet access for the poor and minorities a top priority.

UK group slams Sophos Linux virus threat claims

Author: JT Smith

Anti-virus software developer Sophos has been accused of spreading fear, uncertainty and doubt over the safety of Linux systems by UK pro-open source organisation NetProject.

Category:

  • Linux

Lynux Works To Show Embedded Linux OS

Author: JT Smith

LynuxWorks is ready to roll out the most recent version of its Linux-based operating system, and the first since its merger with
ISD Corp. late last month.

Category:

  • Linux

White House porn – NOT TRUE STORY…RM

Author: JT Smith

PornGate surfaces at the White House as employees are caught downloading pornography while on the job.

U.S. May Clear NTT Deal for Verio

Author: JT Smith

The New York Times is
reporting that Clinton administration officials are close to resolving national security concerns and allowing Japan’s NTT Communications to purchase the American Internet service provider Verio.

Category:

  • Linux

Why would she want that?

Author: JT Smith

A United Nations arbitrator has awarded comedian Rita Rudner the right to the Internet domain name ritarudner.com.

Category:

  • Management