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BBC providing Ogg streams. The BBC is currently experimenting with providing streams in the free Ogg format. This is an important trial for this format, which, with luck, could help push patented audio formats off the net. If you get a chance to try it out, I'm sure the BBC would appreciate feedback on the trial. (Thanks to Allan Pointon).
Lineo, Metrowerks and Motorola Broadband form Triarc Content Labs. Here's a press release from Lineo, Metrowerks, and Motorola on their new joint venture: Triarc Content Labs. Triarc's purpose is to develop new applications and services for Linux-based set-top boxes.
HP, MSC offer turnkey Linux clusters. HP and MSC Software have announced a partnership to offer turnkey clusters based on HP hardware and MSC.Linux.
'Majesty' for Linux. Linux Game Publishing has announced that it will be porting Cyberlore Studios' game "Majesty" to Linux. The one thing they don't say is when the game will be available.
LinuxWorld to include newbie classes. IDC has announced that the upcoming LinuxWorld Conference & Expo will include a series of "A Taste of Linux" classes aimed at newcomers. The offerings include "Linux 101" by Chris DiBona and "Unix to Linux Migration," taught by Michael Tiemann.
Python & XML from O'Reilly. O'Reilly has announced the release of Python & XML, by Fred Drake and Christopher Jones.
Corel delisted from LWN LSI. Since Corel has sold its Linux technologies to Xandros we at LWN no longer consider Corel to be a Linux company. It has therefore been removed from the LWN Linux Stock Index.
Linux Stock Index for January 03 to January 09, 2002.
The high for the week was 34.19
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January 10, 2002