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CNN: Linux Threat to NT Grows

Thanks to Sandeep for this link.

“Hardware, software firms back new system aimed at ‘Net
commerce”

“Big hardware and software makers are expanding their ties to
Linux, the free operating system that won IBM’s endorsement last
month, which could further hamper Microsoft’s efforts to sell its
NT software to major corporate users.”

“The race to embrace Linux shows no signs of slowing down. Intel
(INTC) and Hewlett-Packard (HWP) said Monday they’ve expanded their
backing of Linux, the brainchild of former University of Helsinki
student Linus Torvalds, who now acts as primary architect for the
further development of the OS. Published reports said Dell Computer
(DELL) and Oracle (ORCL) also were stepping up their support for
companies backing the operating system.”

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