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CNET News.com: Linux becomes the pizza platform

Mar 25, 2000, 03:11 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

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"Next time you buy a pizza at Little Caesars, the clerk at the cash register might well be using a Linux computer."

"MaxSpeed makes hardware that lets companies plug numerous sets of keyboards, pointing devices and monitors into a single Linux server. The hardware, which is being used at FTD, Little Caesars and others, is geared for use at chain stores that have numerous outlets...."

"Despite the buzz around Linux, MaxSpeed won't have an easy time, said International Data Corp. analyst Eileen O'Brian. "There's nothing wrong with it from a technical standpoint," she said. "My concern is the company may not have the wherewithal and momentum to market it."

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