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  1. USA Today: IBM Makes Play for 'Next-Generation Pixar'

    "IBM plans to take on Monsters, Inc. The company better known for banking systems
    is about to announce a partnership with Threshold Digital Research Labs, a budding
    Santa Monica, Calif., computer-animation company run by Larry Kasanoff, who
    produced the movie Terminator 2...

    "The deal also sets in motion a power play for dominance on the technology side of
    Hollywood. Early this year, Pixar dumped its longtime tech supplier Sun
    Microsystems in favor of Intel-based computers running the Linux operating system.

    "IBM's system at Threshold will also run Linux, throwing yet more weight behind
    Linux's position in Hollywood, at the expense of Sun and Microsoft. Threshold used
    to run on Microsoft's Windows..."



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  2. Re: USA Today: IBM Makes Play for 'Next-Generation Pixar'

    On Sat, 26 Jul 2003, James smyth wrote:

    A load of trolling shyte as usual.


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  3. Re: USA Today: IBM Makes Play for 'Next-Generation Pixar'

    On Saturday 26 July 2003 1:34 am in uk.comp.sys.sun James smyth wrote:

    > "IBM plans to take on Monsters, Inc.

    [snip]

    DO NOT FEED THE TROLL


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