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16 June 1998

Silicon Graphics, Inc. has released IRIX 6.5.

Opera Software, makers of the excellent Opera web browser, have announced that they will be porting their browser to Mac OS, Be OS, and OS/2, due primarily to "Project Magic," a grass roots campaign that allowed alternative OS users to pledge to purchase the $50 product for their systems if it were released.

Microsoft's Linux server, linus.microsoft.com has been taken off line. I guess they noticed how many people were hitting it and decided to be a little more discreet.

Be has release Be OS 3.1 for Intel and PowerPC hardware, which includes support for DOS FAT file system.

Close of the footsteps of Umax exiting the Mac clone market, it has announced that it will be producing Network Computers. Umax will be producing two models: a StrongARM-based super-thin Windows-Based Terminal and an independent NC using Citrix' Independent Computer Architecture (ICAi). They are available immediately.

3com and Oracle have announced a strategic alliance to integrate the Oracle Lite client database and the 3Com Palm III and PalmPilot.

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