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PRNewswire: Jabber.com Partners With Lineo and Participates in the Embedded Linux Consortium

May 10, 2000, 00:42 (0 Talkback[s])

"Jabber.com, Inc. today announced its participation in Lineo's Certified Embedix(TM) Partner program and that they have joined the Embedded Linux Consortium as a Corporate Executive member. These announcements mark Jabber.com's strategic entry into the emerging market opportunity to provide the embedded Linux community with real-time messaging applications to a growing number of mobile devices, smart appliances and PDA's."

"The number of devices which will be connected to the Internet in a few short years is going to far surpass the number of personal computers connected to the Internet today," said Andre Durand, general manager of Jabber.com, Inc. "Jabber's real-time messaging on an open-source, XML-based platform fits this opportunity perfectly. We believe that instant messaging will be just the first of many applications to come to the device, wireless PDA and smart appliance space."

"Lineo, a leading provider of embedded Linux operating systems, specializes in creating highly compact and portable versions of the Linux operating system for use in these emerging devices. Lineo's flagship product, Embedix SDK, provides the necessary software and tools required by device manufacturers and developers of applications for embedded Linux to develop solutions for markets...."

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