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The Register: ZDNet buys LinuxDevices.com

Apr 20, 2000, 12:52 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Drew Cullen)

"ZDNet has bought LinuxDevices.com for an undisclosed sum, but probably for less than finding enough knowledgeable, authorititive journalists to cover the embedded OS patch itself."

"In the press statement announcing the deal, Dan Rosenweig, ZDNet's president and CEO, makes a nod in the direction of editorial content - 'Rick Lerbaum has created a killer site' - before getting down to the serious business of talking commerce..."

"We suspect that ZDNet will mop up a few more Linux sites (32-Bits Online, anyone?). As ever, money, not community, talks."

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