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IT Management Linux News for Dec 11, 2001

  • The Register: Chinese take sip of Linux tea (Dec 11, 2001, 22:34)
    "Typically, Linux has a price advantage over Microsoft software, being free, but this advantage is lost in China where most people either buy or download pirate versions of the software. On this level-playing field and with Microsoft having coded better Chinese support into its software, its applications tend to be more popular, says Lawrence Sheed, a Shanghai-based Webmaster."

  • Caldera International Reports Fourth Quarter And Fiscal 2001 Results (Dec 11, 2001, 18:25)
    "The Company reported a net loss to common stockholders for the three months ended October 31, 2001 of $91.0 million or $1.60 per common share, which includes non-cash charges of $80.8 million and restructuring charges of $3.1 million. Exclusive of the effects of the non-cash and restructuring charges, the net loss for the fourth quarter would have been $7.1 million, or $0.12 per basic and diluted share."