Developer Linux News for Jan 28, 2000
NY Times: Wrinkle in Mitnick Case Hints at Encryption Battles to Come (Jan 28, 2000, 23:19)
"A little-known legal skirmish in the case of the computer
hacker Kevin Mitnick was a preview of similar fights to come as
more people use encryption software to protect their files, lawyers
who were involved in the case say."
E-Commerce Times: EBIZ Launches Linux into Online Auction Arena (Jan 28, 2000, 22:54)
"The deal calls for the EBIZ e-commerce Web site,
TheLinuxStore.com, to add computers, peripherals, software, books
and "GeekGear" to the DealDeal.com merchandise lineup."
TechWeb: New Linux Wares Span The Spectrum (Jan 28, 2000, 22:01)
"The extent to which that stuff exists is the extent to which
Linux will move up."
Alan Cox: Updated 2.3.x job list (its getting shorter) (Jan 28, 2000, 21:57)
LinuxPR: Linux Professional Institute launches "Early Bird" reward program (Jan 28, 2000, 21:25)
"First 300 LPI exam-takers will receive books and software."
LinuxPR: Alta Technology Joins The Linda Club at Scientific Computing Associates (Jan 28, 2000, 19:59)
"Alta Technology, like SCIENTIFIC, offers a cost-effective,
reliable and user-friendly product to the customer."
M2 Presswire: API expands partner program to continue growth of Alpha Linux (Jan 28, 2000, 19:41)
"Since its inception in August of 1999, API's Partner Program
has been a key component in propelling robust Alpha Linux solutions
LinuxPR: Venture-capital for a German LINUX-company (Jan 28, 2000, 19:20)
"SPARTA invests in the ID-PRO AG."
M2 Presswire: LinuxIT announces marketing and reseller relationship with Corel UK (Jan 28, 2000, 17:55)
"LinuxIT will be working closely with Corel in the UK to ensure
maximum exposure and customer awareness for Linux Software as it is
CCN: WordPerfect(r) Office 2000 for Linux(r) Hits Beta Sites (Jan 28, 2000, 17:50)
"WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux is a fully functional office
suite, which provides users with the same excellent import/export
capabilities as offered in the rest of the WordPerfect line."
BW: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. to Launch Games for the Linux Operating System (Jan 28, 2000, 17:47)
"The Company has several additional products planned for release
in the year 2000 dedicated to the Linux operating system."
PRNewswire: VMware Is Analyst Pick for Info World 1999 Product of the Year (Jan 28, 2000, 17:45)
"Among other things, Railsback identified VMware's ability to
run Microsoft Windows applications on the Linux operating system,
its benefits for developers, and its potential applications for
servers as the reasons that he picked VMware for this award."
BW: Phoenix Technologies Provides System Enabling Software Support for Transmeta-Based Linux Systems (Jan 28, 2000, 17:38)
"Transmeta's use of PhoenixBIOS(TM) is the result of a close
relationship between the two companies that began more than two
ApacheWeek: Issue 184: Friday 28th January 2000 (Jan 28, 2000, 17:21)
This issue includes: Apache Status, Bugs in 1.3.11, Under
Development, Windows Binary Available Soon, ApacheCon 2000 status
and In The News. Read it here.
CNET News.com: Linuxcare in Compaq alliance for services (Jan 28, 2000, 07:56)
"Under the deal, Linuxcare will provide technical and
engineering support for those who need help with the upstart,
open-source operating system. In essence, Linuxcare will help
software companies revamp their programs so they works on
InfoWorld: World Wide Web Consortium combines HTML, XML into XHTML (Jan 28, 2000, 02:42)
"The growing number of wireless and mobile devices, such as
Internet-enabled cell phones and Palm-type handheld devices, was a
major part of the impetus behind the W3C's recommendation of XHTML
Kernel Cousin samba #9 Is Out (Jan 28, 2000, 01:16)
Weekly newletter digesting the samba and samba-ntdom mailing
LinuxPR: Accounting/Inventory Application ported to Linux (Jan 28, 2000, 00:42)
"Priced for the Small to Mid-Sized Business."
LokiGames.com: Heroes of Might and Magic Demo available (Jan 28, 2000, 00:11)
"Ancient heroes and powerful mystics await you in your quest for
glory! Now 3DO's new strategy and fantasy powerhouse Heroes of
Might and Magic III has come to Linux!"