The Register: Dell's Secret Linux Fling
Jan 10, 2007, 13:45 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)
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"Dell's love affair with Linux is a clandestine affair these
days, conducted in secret, away from disapproving eyes. But now the
pair have been spotted in China.
"When Michael Dell first saw the web-footed beauty, he fell head
over heels. Six years ago Dell pledged a series of strategic
investments in Linux companies, including Eazel and Red Hat. The
romance attracted the disapproval of Microsoft however, and barely
lasted weeks. Very quietly, Dell dumped the bird..."