IT Management Linux News for Apr 28, 2000
US DOJ: Plaintiffs' Proposed Final Judgment [US v. MS] (Apr 28, 2000, 22:57)
Full text of the legal document in PDF format.
Wired: RIAA Wins Suit Against MP3.com (Apr 28, 2000, 21:36)
"When a responsible system like my.mp3.com which requires people
to buy the CDs before they can listen to the music is potentially
halted, that leaves a vacuum for other services like Napster and
Gnutella, which don't protect artists, to flourish."
PRNewswire: Metro Link to Present at Linux Business Show 2000 (Apr 28, 2000, 18:44)
"Metro Link, Inc., a leading provider of graphical display
technology for Linux operating systems, has announced that it is a
sponsoring vendor for the Linux Business Show 2000 on April
PRNewswire: Mosaic Technologies Corporation and Khyber Pass Sign Marketing & Distribution Agreement (Apr 28, 2000, 18:04)
"Products that teach the use of Linux and the popular
educational tool WebCT are sure to be popular. Mosaic has proven to
be a pioneer and we are glad to join them."
CNET News.com: Inprise has Corel offer evaluated for "fairness" (Apr 28, 2000, 13:23)
"The companies said the merger was designed to expand their
ability to develop and sell Linux, a computer operating system that
competes with Microsoft's Windows software."
Ottawa Citizen: Inprise shareholders grill CFO about Corel merger (Apr 28, 2000, 11:04)
"Investors of Inprise/Borland Corp. took little comfort in the
company's much improved first-quarter financial results yesterday,
focusing instead on the impending merger with Corel Corp."
dbusiness.com: TeamLinux buys Three-Sixteen (Apr 28, 2000, 10:56)
"Target customers are mid-size companies that are moving into
e-commerce and need to integrate that into the computer systems
they already have. Linux is one way to link those systems together,
but it's not the only way, TeamLinux vice president of marketing
Terry MacEwen said."
LinuxPR: Linux@work Paris, May 16--call for participation. (Apr 28, 2000, 07:22)
"Real Solutions for putting Linux to work in Business. Free
conference & exhibits."
SJ Mercury: Microsoft's Ballmer won't consider possibility of break (Apr 28, 2000, 05:47)
"Simply put, the technology users of the world need Microsoft,
because it takes a company of this size, talent, direction,
patience and deep pockets to solve some kinds of problems and
invent some kinds of products."
Salon: After the fall [VA Linux and Red Hat stock slump] (Apr 28, 2000, 04:28)
"Red Hat's IPO was widely considered a validation of the
commercial potential of Linux. But its stock price slide is now
hailed as proof that there is no money to be made in the entire
WideOpen News: In Bed with Embedded (Apr 28, 2000, 04:13)
"The news is unsurprising, but it does reflect an active shift
in the marketplace from traditional servers, devices, and operating
systems to their equivalents -- an area where Linux is already
CNET News.com: Andover.Net matches analyst expectations (Apr 28, 2000, 03:44)
"The company, which is being acquired by hardware maker VA Linux
Systems, had revenues of $2.8 million for the quarter ended March
31 and a net loss of $3.4 million."