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Inter@ctive Week: Coollogic Offers Linux For Post-PC Apps

Dec 23, 1999, 19:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charles Babcock)

"Internet appliances are expected to proliferate, with an increasing number of consumers adopting handheld devices such as cellular screen phones and PalmPilot personal digital assistants during the next three years."

"But exactly how those devices will end up in everyone's hands remains to be seen. Coollogic, a young outfit founded in 1997, believes it has the answer."

"According to Edward Ghafari, vice president of marketing at the company, free open source code Linux will serve as the operating system (OS) for Internet appliances because it can be configured to suit a variety of small devices. "We believe we can bring Linux as a standard to the embedded system market space," he said."

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