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BW: Bluepoint Voted Number One by Computer Week Readers

Sep 05, 2000, 21:22 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Bluepoint Linux Software today announced that it received two awards on " `Yesky Cup' 2000 Computer Week Reader Survey Award Banquet" held on August 31 in Beijing, China. Once a year, Computer Week conducts a large scale survey, in which various IT products' market share and reader's preference are surveyed. The winner in each category is awarded "Yesky Cup". Based on this year's survey result, Bluepoint was awarded for number one in Linux Operating System Market Share and number one in Reader's First Choice Brand. Computer Week is one of the most popular computer publications in China. Yeskey is the name of a popular website in China. Owned by Computer Week, Yeskey (www.yeskey.com) has been listed by CNNIC (China Internet Network Information Center) in "Ten Best Chinese Web Sites" for five consecutive times."

"The company today also made comments on a news reported on China Daily, the most prestigious English publication in China. The news article reported that Bluepoint plans to bring its embedded division IPO on Hong Kong Second Board in the second quarter of next year. The company confirmed that it has signed an agreement with a well-known Hong Kong firm, which will serve as Bluepoint's financial consultant and lead underwriter. The Hong Kong firm will also help the company raise funding before the planned IPO."

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