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As EU verdict looms, Microsoft more distracted than ever

...Analysts say Microsoft is losing server business to Linux systems, and open source could someday threaten its Windows...Microsoft's dominance on the desktop, saying that Linux systems aren't not yet consumer-friendly enough for mainstream...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/20/bus_409343.shtml
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Hewlett-Packard plans Linux-based PC launch in Asia

...of office productivity software. OpenOffice is designed to be compatible with Microsoft Office. Turbolinux said its Linux system will be offered on HP computers in 12 Asian locations: China, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Indonesia, South Korea...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/17/bus_408991.shtml
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Linux still not ready for desktop prime time

...their own device drivers - operations that take place under the hood in Windows but sometimes rear their ugly heads on Linux systems. "Customers understand what they will get for their money," said David Martin, product manager for Microsoft's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/04/tec_311062.shtml
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Red hot IPO?

...have bestowed upon many newly public Internet companies. If Red Hat's IPO succeeds, another Linux company, VA Linux Systems Inc., which makes business computers pre-loaded with Linux, is expected to soon follow suit. Multimillion dollar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/06/bus_267256.shtml
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Small printer is big on color

...That's not a problem for newer PCs, or older ones that have added a USB card. And it won't work with Macintosh or Linux systems. The clamshell design makes getting at toner cartridges and such easy, but the cartridge mountings, hung on a spring-leaded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/15/liv_381191.shtml
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Linux finding niche in automotive industry

...Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, thinks it's too soon to calculate the overall cost savings of using lower-cost Linux systems in the automotive industry. However, he said Detroit's Big Three automakers alone have thousands of engineers performing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/19/tec_359425.shtml
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AT&T launches record IPO

...businesses that can provide a wireless link to the Internet and IPOs often opened in spectacular fashion. On Dec. 9, VA Linux Systems Inc., a leading provider of servers and workstations designed to work with the Linux operating system, soared 733...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/28/tec_289438.shtml
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Dell extends its Linux use to PowerEdge

...growing, Anderson said. Dell has doubled its orders of Linux systems since August, he said. In early trading Monday, shares...On Monday, Dell said it would begin installing the Linux systems on its entire line of PowerEdge servers, a high-end...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/07/tec_276873.shtml
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Free operating software gains momentum

...developers around the globe has sprung up. But there still are relatively few software applications that run on the Linux system, particularly compared to Windows-compatible programs. One exception: Corel Corp., a major Toronto software maker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/19/tec_253888.shtml
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