Corel may sell unit; TimeSys expands to Japan

While the software maker mulls the possibility of selling its Linux operation, among other possibilities, embedded Linux company TimeSys opens a Japan office.

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While software maker Corel mulls the possibility of selling its Linux operation among many other possibilities, TimeSys, an embedded Linux company, opens an office in Japan.


Corel looks at selling Linux operation
The software maker's stock drops on news that it could sell its Linux software operation, once hailed as a new strategy that would rescue the company from its financial woes.

Embedded Linux company TimeSys opens Japan office
The company, which sells Linux for cars and consumer electronics, is set to announce that it is opening an office in Japan.

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