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The Register: MS Bids to Intercept Unix Defectors at LinuxWorld

Jan 20, 2003, 19:00 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gavin Clarke)

"Microsoft Corp is journeying deep into the enemy heartland this week, by opening a stand at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in an attempt to snag wavering Unix users...

"Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft will deploy 15 staff at the New York-based event in an attempt to spread the Windows mantra. The company will demonstrate four products and its gotdotnet.com online service for developers.

"This is Microsoft's second appearance at the show, and the company is both expanding its stand and drafting in more Microsoft programmers than product managers in an attempt to bond with conference goers..."

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