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IT Management Linux News for Nov 05, 2000

  • CNET Mission Critical Linux names new chief operating officer (Nov 05, 2000, 21:37)
    "Mission Critical Linux has tapped into old-guard talent, hiring Robert Tumanic away from corporate-computing veteran Unisys to become the start-up's chief operating officer."

  • Upside: Linuxcare aims for redemption (Nov 05, 2000, 17:00)
    "Reflecting on his own recent promotion to chief executive officer, a position he first held back in the early days when Linuxcare was only a three-person operation, Tyde says the past two years have taught him much about the subtle difference between being a leader and being comfortable with being the leader."

  • Virginian Pilot: Microsoft orders Va. Beach to prove software ownership (Nov 05, 2000, 15:09)
    "To fulfill Microsoft's request, the Beach has pulled five members, or 25 percent, of its core technical staff away from their regular duties to focus on the pending deadline. As a result, staffers in line for new computers or replacement computers must now wait three to four weeks to receive them, said Gwen Cowart, director of communications and information technology."

  • National Post: Blue chips sing the blues (Nov 05, 2000, 13:48)
    "A host of problems have weighed on Microsoft's shares: Washington's antitrust lawsuit; the cost of employee options; the rise of competitors such as Sun Microsystems Inc.; and a variety of companies that sell Linux, an operating system that competes with Microsoft Windows."