IT Management Linux News for May 19, 2000
PC World: Who Buys Corel? (May 19, 2000, 23:56)
"With its stock in a major sulk, Corel is currently capitalized
at about a half billion bucks. Who's willing to pay a premium to
snap it up?"
Montreal Gazette: Corel relies heavily on Linux use kicking in (May 19, 2000, 16:09)
"While Linux is expected to contribute to Corel's bottom line
eventually, the troubled software firm is pushing hard to get Dell
or IBM onboard quickly."
Interactive Week: Lineo Files For IPO (May 19, 2000, 15:45)
"Lineo's founder and chief executive, Bryan Sparks, has been an
aggressive proponent of Linux as an embedded system and recently
commented that the field that Lineo once occupied by itself was
getting increasingly crowded."
Canada Computes: Still friends? Life after the Inprise-Corel split (May 19, 2000, 14:01)
"Duncan Stewart, a partner in Toronto's Tera Capital
Corporation, calls himself one of the few investment trend watchers
with a bead on Corel. As far as he's concerned, the company will
live on, even if its merger with Inprise is dead."
LinuxPR: Linux Support Group, LLC. Announces International Support
(May 19, 2000, 13:30)
"LSG will initially provide support for Latin America, Spain,
France, Japan, Italy, China, Korea, Russia and the United Arab
Ottawa Citizen: Corel denies reports it's poised to go broke (May 19, 2000, 12:40)
"A published report in a national newspaper yesterday said
"several analysts" believe Corel could go broke "within days, not
AsiaBizTech: Leading Companies Present Clustering, Remote Monitoring Software at LinuxWorld Tokyo (May 19, 2000, 12:37)
"Japan's leading manufacturers exhibited clusters and remote
monitoring systems that help improve Linux reliability at
LinuxWorld Expo/Tokyo2000 in Tokyo Big Site."
AsiaBizTech: IBM Japan Means Business With Linux Operating System (May 19, 2000, 03:33)
"IBM Japan says it now intends to recruit 600 new university and
graduate-school graduates to start work in April 2001, rather than
500 earlier planned. The extra 100 recruits will all have had
experience with Linux during their study years"