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Aug 19, 2000, 14:58 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Skinny DuBaud)

[ Thanks to Ilya Tsindlekht for this link. ]

"CrossGain... the stealth Redmond start-up looks like it will develop and host business-to-business applications, perhaps invading the territory staked out by Hewlett-Packard with its e-services initiative. CrossGain is headed by recently departed Microsoftie and antitrust trial star Tod Nielsen. Nielsen was VP in charge of developer relations at Microsoft for 12 years."

"Nielsen couldn't be reached for comment, and CrossGain is keeping mum about the exact nature of its business. ...CrossGain might be of interest to any Microsofties who don't want to stick around until the courts chop the software behemoth into tiny pieces. CrossGain is hiring!"

[ The link provided to jobs@CrossGain leads to a page of job postings where, as of 19 August 2000, a browser Find on the following terms yields these counts:

'unix'    - 19

'linux' - 4
'windows' - 2
'This ain't no Windows shop!' - LT ed. ]

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