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IT Management Linux News for Jul 26, 2000

  • Silicon Alley News: Judge Weighing Napster's Fate (2000-07-26 22:31:52)
    "Napster's CEO Hank Barry said on Monday that his company is moving toward a business model that recognizes intellectual property."

  • CRN: Inprise/Borland Earnings Show Return To Profitability (2000-07-26 21:37:44)
    "Fuller also outlined a plan to ship new rapid application development (RAD) tools under Project Kylix, which will expand the capabilities of Inprise's Delphi and C++ development tools for Linux. If earnings are any indication, that plan may be the jump-start Inprise has needed."

  • eWeek: Sun makes light of thin-client upkeep [Sun Ray] (2000-07-26 19:37:01)
    "Introduced late last month with some compelling new terminal hardware, the new management software has gained group server failover capabilities that allow sites to perform routine server maintenance while allowing users to continue working."

  • The Register: More red ink spatters SCO (2000-07-26 14:21:14)
    "...[SCO CEO Doug] Michels said it was a priority to release a SCO Linux offering, as well as offering a host environment for Linux applications within UnixWare."

  • The Register: Borland bounces back in style (2000-07-26 14:01:04)
    The clincher could well be Borland's Kylix project, a RAD tool that makes it possible to write for Linux and port to Windows: it comes with Delphi and C++Builder.

  • Upside: A year after the Linux IPOs (2000-07-26 11:26:04)
    "Still, as investors raced to jump on the Linux bandwagon, Bachman, a financial observer with a better grasp of Linux business fundamentals than most, admits to feeling a bit of concern over the high expectations associated with Red Hat's home run in August."

  • InfoWorld: Linux fueling server growth (2000-07-26 06:06:24)
    "The cost of the [Linux] shipments going out the door are at a very, very low price compared to competitors. ... It is drastically less expensive, but it can't do some of the things other operating systems offer. But if [people's] needs fit within those boundaries, people will buy it."