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Linux.com: YoYoNation Pledges Allegiance to Open Source

Jan 05, 2007, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In 2005, two former Merrill Lynch techies, young and living large in New York City, left their jobs to start a company based on their favorite pastime: playing with yo-yos. YoYoNation is more than just an online retailer--it is a community for all things yo-yo, with a mission to make New York the 'center of the yo-yo universe.' This particular universe runs on open source software.

"Patrick Cuartero and Weber Hsu launched YoYoNation in 2005, after working with SUSE Linux on mainframes at Merrill Lynch. 'My job was to take everything from the QA level and push it out to the production level,' says Cuartero..."

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