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Yahoo!/Reuters: Corel, Microsoft Forge Strategic Alliance

Oct 02, 2000, 23:57 (13 Talkback[s])

"...Corel and Microsoft will work together in testing, developing and marketing for Microsoft's .NET platform and will work with the software giant on product launches, trade show events and on mutual Web sites."

"Microsoft's .NET initiative, unveiled this past summer, is software it hopes will drive a new wave of Internet activity by enabling a wide variety of devices and services to easily swap information."

"The alliance would see Corel products like CorelDraw and WordPerfect, and even the Linux (news - web sites) operating system -- a computer operating system that supporters claim is superior to Microsoft's Windows -- become available on the .NET platform, but the companies provided few other specifics."

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