InfoWorld/Reuters: Corel suggests its Linux line could be sold
Nov 20, 2000, 23:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Shares in Corel Corp. slid by as much as 5 percent on Monday
after the struggling Canadian software developer said it may sell
its Linux product line in a corporate review of operations."
"Corel, best known for its WordPerfect and CorelDRAW software,
sales of which are slumping, entered the Linux sector last year
saying it promised a substantial new revenue stream...."
"Corel said as part of a recently started corporate review that
its Linux business unit must be bigger to be successful."
"The company is considering an acquisition of technology to add
to the Linux unit, or its sale, a spokeswoman said. A decision will
be announced in December or January."
- ComputerWorld: Corel CEO Gives Lowdown On Microsoft Investment(Nov 20, 2000)
- TechWeb: Corel Mulls Exiting Linux, CEO Says
(Nov 18, 2000)
- The Register: Corel moots Linux sell-off(Nov 17, 2000)
- ZDNet: Corel: Still full-speed ahead on Linux(Nov 14, 2000)
- Linux Format: Corel: In bed with the enemy?(Oct 19, 2000)
- Ottawa Citizen: Corel deal gives Microsoft inside track on Linux(Oct 13, 2000)
- LinuxWorld: Corel's Linux VP on the Microsoft deal(Oct 12, 2000)
- The Register: Corel plan for MS .NET Linux revealed in SEC filing
(Oct 12, 2000)
- Corel Linux strategy unchanged, despite Microsoft deal(Oct 11, 2000)
- Upside: Open source uncertainty over Microsoft-Corel; MS planning to buy Red Hat next?(Oct 05, 2000)