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Aug 10, 1999, 22:08 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Intel said it plans to make Merced servers available on the Web for Linux developers, part of the company's efforts to woo the Linux faithful to the IA-64 architecture."

"Intel senior vice president Sean Maloney announced the service during the morning keynote speech at LinuxWorld, in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday. Intel chairman Andy Grove also made an appearance to deliver a status report on the Merced microprocessor..."

"Intel also will host Linux code testing for some developers at its Applications Service Centers, Maloney said. He also said Intel's IA-64 venture-capital fund is 90 percent untapped, and encouraged developers to try their hand at adding the more advanced features -- parallel processing in particular -- to their Linux applications."

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