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  • Is Microsoft Behind SCO's $50 Million Cash Infusion? - After SCO announcement that BayStar Capital invested $50 million in SCO, questions are raised on Microsoft role. BayStar leads, creates, participates in PIPE investments, many with funds from other firms, such as Microsoft. [eWeek] (October 17, 2003)
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  • Microsoft's New Linux Gambit - Licensing deal formally allies Microsoft with a firm intent on frightening open-source community into submission. DoJ can't accuse Microsoft of harming business Linux users; easier, safer to let SCO do dirty work. [CNET News.com] (May 30, 2003)
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  • Microsoft Covers Back with SCO Unix License - Crusade by SCO to protect Unix intellectual property took unexpected turn when Microsoft Corp. said it was licensing Unix source code and patent from SCO. SCO approached Microsoft a few months before with IP claim. [eWeek] (May 26, 2003)
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  • Microsoft vs. Linux Takes a Weird Turn - On 19 May, SCO got help from Microsoft, which agreed to license SCO Unix technology. That sent shudders through the industry. Will the moves by SCO and Microsoft make trouble for Linux? So far, users are cautious. [osOpinion] (May 23, 2003)
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  • SCO Pulps Caldera-MS Trial Archives - AP reports the 937 boxes of court-ordered documents from the Caldera vs. Microsoft DR-DOS antitrust lawsuit, that were stored since the trial, are being destroyed now by request of SCO; 40 boxes are in use by Sun. [The Register] (May 22, 2003)
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  • The Fear War against Linux - Microsoft connection to anti-Linux campaign being waged by SCO is growing clear. In latest move, Microsoft fuels the battle by licensing SCO Unix patents, source code. [CNET News.com] (May 19, 2003)
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  • Microsoft Mum on Unix Licensing Move - Firm, which on Monday announced it was licensing Unix source code and patents from SCO, remains tight-lipped on its reasons for the move; spokesman says no one available to discuss matter further at this time. [eWeek] (May 19, 2003)
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  • Microsoft Sends Message with Unix Deal - Licensing rights to Unix technology from SCO lends heavyweight backing to SCO intellectual property claims and helps Microsoft fight Linux, a growing market threat to Windows, analysts say. [CNET News.com] (May 19, 2003)
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  • MS Blesses SCO, Licenses Unix - Licensing Unix code from litigious SCO does little to allay fears that SCO is but a beard for Redmond. Microsoft was instrumental in SCO early growth, by selling Xenix. [The Register] (May 19, 2003)
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  • Microsoft to License Unix Code - Will pay for rights from SCO; may strongly impact battle between Windows and Linux, is part "of ... commitment to respecting intellectual property and the IT community's healthy exchange of IP through licensing." [CNET News.com] (May 18, 2003)
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