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BW: Acquires

Oct 19, 1999, 14:06 (35 Talkback[s])

" the acquisition of, one of the largest Web sites serving the Linux and Open Source communities."

" generates over 5 million page views and is visited by nearly 400,000 unique users per month. Terms were not disclosed."

"By combining with our site, now holds a leading position in the Open Source market," stated Alan M. Meckler, chairman and CEO of Corporation. "The Internet has accelerated the growth of the Open Source movement and is at the forefront, providing the resources needed for the continued expansion of this development. Our goal is to maintain and enhance our position as a leading destination for content, community and commerce for the Linux and the Open Source movement. At the same time, we continue to serve the needs of other platforms and the Internet industry as a whole."

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