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Tuesday, September 29, 1998
26 new stories as of 1:45 PM PT
TODAY'S TOP STORIES
-- Senate approves Y2K liability cap
-- Infoseek's soul purpose
-- On the outsourcing Baandwagon
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Senate backs cap on Y2K liability
The Senate passed legislation last night limiting lawsuits against
corporations handling Y2K issues. The bill is intended to help break the
silence by businesses and encourage disclosure on how to squash the bug.
Infoseek searching for a soul? A News.com analysis
On the surface, combining Disney's marketing muscle and Infoseek's portal
power makes sense. But will the launch of Go.com combined with internal power
struggles spell the end for Infoseek?
Baan on the outsourcing bandwagon
The Dutch software vendor has announced that its Midmarket Solutions
spinoff is launching an outsourcing business. The program is designed to
allow small companies access to transactional software.
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Linux is about to get a big dose of respect today from Intel as it is
expected to invest in Red Hat, a leading Linux distributor. What does
Intel see in this freeware OS that makes it worth really annoying
Microsoft? CNET Radio today at 2 p.m. PT or on demand.
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TODAY'S FEATURED STORIES
Check out News.com for continuing coverage of the Y2K crisis:
Trojan horse fouls Mac site
AOL signs dotted lines: A News.com roundup
Workstation has 10-foot screen
Internet2 backbone's debut
TheStreet.com fighting sex site
Bugs infest high tech
MarketWatch.com going public?
ISPs gain new respect
Markets edge up, await rate cuts
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