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IT-Director: Firms go Google for Linux

Jun 09, 1999, 09:15 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Sergey Brin and Larry Page were a couple of doctoral students in computer science at Stanford University when they built their Internet startup company around Linux. Brin and Page are throwing themselves into what would appear to be the already overcrowded market for Internet search engines. Their engine and their company are both called Google and quite purposefully sit on top of Linux rather than some other variant of Unix or Microsoft's Windows NT. So Google is hot."

"These fresh-faced kids from Stanford have a good idea that's implemented well."

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