IT Management Linux News for Jun 15, 2000
TechWeb: Corel Says Sales To Tail Off In Second Quarter (Jun 15, 2000, 22:40)
"When Corel posted first quarter results, executives said they
expected those results to be mirrored in the second quarter ending
CRN: Hats Off To Red Hat (Jun 15, 2000, 22:28)
"Linux software distributor Red Hat Inc. reported a revenue jump
of 95 percent for its first-quarter sales after market close
BW: Red Hat First Quarter Revenues Climbed 95% to $16 Million (Jun 15, 2000, 21:23)
"Gross margins increased to 54.0% for the quarter, a 6.6
percentage point improvement over the prior quarter."
PRNewswire: Algorithmics Announces Availability of RiskWatch for Intel-Based Workstations & Servers (Jun 15, 2000, 18:46)
"...on platforms based on the Intel architecture running Red Hat
PRNewswire: ...EnterLinux, Rounds Out Services With Alliance With Applications Tools Company... (Jun 15, 2000, 18:38)
"Application Park's set of pre-built, browser-based applications
automates business functions such as contact management, project
management or operational duties such as performance reviews.
...small to medium-sized businesses themselves -- can easily modify
existing applications or build their own using a browser-based
point and click interface."
Upside: TVs learn from PCs [Tivo] (Jun 15, 2000, 18:12)
"TiVo's digital video recorder allows on-demand viewing of
previously aired TV shows and actually runs its own version of the
Linux operating system. TiVo inked a deal with AOL (AOL) Wednesday
for $200 million to specially configure its devices for AOL-TV and
to develop a special co-branded version of TiVo."
Canada.com: Software firm Corel issues another profit warning (Jun 15, 2000, 16:07)
"Earlier this year, Corel said it expected losses in the second
and third quarter that mirrored its first-quarter operating loss of
$18.7 million US on revenues of $44.1 million. But the company says
it will lose between $22 million and $24 million US for the period
ended May 31, on revenue of just under $38 million."
CNET News.com: Net film firm taps Gnutella for video sales (Jun 15, 2000, 12:18)
"An online movie distributor this week said it will try to sell
videos using Gnutella's file-sharing software, issuing a challenge
not only for itself, but for the company that has promised to
protect files from piracy on the notoriously insecure network:
AsiaBizTech: Linux Favored as OS by Broadcast Industry OEMs (Jun 15, 2000, 07:22)
"Although most previous product lines have been based on
Microsoft's offerings, that situation may not continue."