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BW: Acquires, Further Expanding Its Linux Resources

Oct 25, 1999, 14:12 (1 Talkback[s])

" (Nasdaq: INTM), the E-Business and Internet Technology Network...announced that it has acquired leading e-commerce site which sells hardware, software and other products geared for the Linux and Open Source community. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed."

"The acquisition is part of's ongoing commitment to further develop its growing network of Linux resources. Recently, acquired, edited by founder Dwight Johnson. The site will complement's, of which Linux veteran Kevin Reichard is managing editor."

"Our objective is to provide the Linux and Open Source communities with superior content, community and commerce services," said chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "As software and hardware merchants like Red Hat (Nasdaq: RHAT), Caldera, Cygnus and SuSE, Inc. continue to accelerate the popularity of the Linux-based operating system, sites like will amplify this growth by making Linux products and services available at discount prices."

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