Globe & Mail: Corel and Intel discuss alliance

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“In talks with computer maker to launch cheap line of PCs
that would challenge Microsoft’s dominance.”

“… the talks are “multifaceted” and involve other computer
industry players. Although he wouldn’t reveal further details,
Corel and Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel would likely also want to
include a computer maker, a browser company and an Internet service
provider. “There’s a huge amount of action.”

“Under the deal being discussed, Corel will supply its Linux
operating system, a cheap and reliable alternative to Microsoft’s
dominant Windows software. There are no details on what the
hardware component of the computer would be…”

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