CNET: Software firms soar on Linux fever

“Desktop software maker Corel and Java software maker Applix
are both riding a Linux wave washing over Wall Street in the past
few days.

“Ottawa, Canada-based Corel’s shares reached an early morning
peak of 10.25 in heavy trading before backing off to 9.15 on the
Toronto Stock Exchange, ending with a gain of 85 Canadian cents, or
nearly 11 percent…”

“Westboro, Massachusetts-based Applix was the most active issue
on the Nasdaq stock market in morning trading, gaining 4.50, or 27