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CNET News: IBM Taking Open Source on World Tour

Feb 16, 2005, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Kanellos)

"Buoyed by the success of cooperative ventures promoting Linux in Brazil and a few other developing countries, IBM plans to spread its open-source philosophy to other parts of the globe in 2005.

"The program involves sponsoring faculty awards at universities, erecting Linux competency centers where local application developers can hone their skills, and collaborating with venture capitalists to form indigenous start-ups that in turn could become the bedrock for local, autonomous IT activity..."

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