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OEMs cast StarOffice in select PCs

Author: JT Smith

ZDNet News reports Sun MicroSystems Inc.’s StarOffice productivity suite is gaining a small following as four OEMs agreed to preinstall the software on PCs.

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  • Linux

Nokia wireless browser goes Open Source, sort of

Author: JT Smith

CNET News reports, with the release of a new mobile phone Web browser today, manufacturing giant Nokia is betting on a modified Open Source
strategy to help it break further into the wireless software market

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  • Open Source

On RadioWallStreet.com: The Linux League Monday Edition

Author: JT Smith

Guests this week include Gary Lawrence Murphy, CEO of TCI and Tom Adelstein, CEO of Bynari Inc. Rob Zimmer, Vice-President of RadioWallStreet.com, will help lead the discussion, from Linux PR.

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  • Linux

Motorola deal highlights Linux’s strengths

Author: JT Smith

This Chicago Tribune article reports, back-office backers of the Linux operating system have a new ally in communications giant Motorola Inc.

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  • Linux

Startup to spread Gnutella

Author: JT Smith

ZDNet News reports, Newtell Inc, on Monday announced it has begun operations to develop and promote software for sharing MP3 files using the Gnutella protocol.

Inprise/Borland offer free Turbo Debugger

Author: JT Smith

Inprise/Borland today announced it is releasing a free download of Turbo Debugger on its Web site, reports PRNewswire.

First full custom IC design solution on Linux

Author: JT Smith

Mentor Graphics Corporation announced today the availability and immediate release of the entire IC Station suite of products on the Linux (Redhat 6.0) operating platform, reports PRNewswire.

Forum2000 bridges gap between Linux and UNIX

Author: JT Smith

PRNewswire reports, IT professionals from around the world gathered today in Santa Cruz to celebrate a week of education and fellowship that includes major keynotes, educational sessions, and key insights into the roles Linux and UNIX operating systems will play in
the future of business computing.

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  • Linux

Big boys give Linux push

Author: JT Smith

This article from Network World News suggests, big announcements and large attendance signaled to the world that Linux may have come of
age at the fourth LinuxWorld Conference & Expo last week.

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  • Linux

DVD copying sent packing

Author: JT Smith

Forbes looks at how the verdict of the DVD code case will really impact the movie studios and defenders of the decryption program.

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  • Linux