CNET News.com: Open-source software firm enters wireless territory
Dec 19, 2000, 23:05 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Following in the footsteps of larger competitors, an
open-source software company is working to accommodate the arrival
of wireless email."
"Sendmail, a company that sells a proprietary version of
open-source software for email servers, announced Tuesday the
acquisition of Nascent Technologies, which makes software for
accessing email via cell phones or the Web."
"The acquisition is one in a series of moves designed to add
features to Sendmail software. The basic, free version of the
software has been used widely on email servers across the Internet
"Sendmail has stiff competition as it enters the wireless arena.
On Tuesday, Sprint PCS said it will promote Hewlett-Packard's
Openmail email software for businesses using wireless Internet
access. And Sun Microsystems is improving the wireless access
features of its iPlanet software."