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Microsoft Kills a Flock of Birds with One Stone
Microsoft announces it is buying nearly 25% of the common shares of archrival Corel. Aside from giving Corel a much-needed infusion of funds, what does it mean?

prefered shares  Kills a Flock of Birds with One Stone Microsoft Kills a Flock of Birds with One Stone R. Krause - October 12, 2000 Event Summary [Source: Corel press release] October 2nd, 2000 - Corel Corporation and Microsoft Corporation announced that they have formed a strategic alliance that will see the two companies expand their relationship to encompass projects related to Microsoft's new .NET initiative. As part of this expanded relationship, Microsoft (MS) has purchased 24 million non-voting convertible

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Commerce One: First SAP, then Microsoft. But What About Clarus?


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prefered shares  One: First SAP, then Microsoft. But What About Clarus? Commerce One: First SAP, then Microsoft. But What About Clarus? D. Geller - October 5, 2000 Event Summary Commerce One, which recently became SAP's partner in e-commerce (see SAP Gives Up, Declares Victory Again ) has entered into a closer partnership with Microsoft. Commerce One's products are already NT-based, but the new partnership will allow Commerce One to develop infrastructure technologies optimized for the Microsoft .NET Platform. The Read More

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prefered shares  Fygir To Lubricate Valvoline’s Supply Chain SCT Fygir To Lubricate Valvoline's Supply Chain S. McVey - July 25, 2000 Event Summary On the heels of its win at Equilon, SCT Corporation recently secured another high-profile contract in the petroleum products sector with Valvoline, the $1.1 billion lube oil division of Ashland Inc. Valvoline will use Fygir Supply Chain Planning suite as part of a larger initiative to support its e-business efforts. The contract has a total value of more than $4 million Read More

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prefered shares  Market Consolidation Continues With Peregrine Acquisition of Extricity EAI Market Consolidation Continues With Peregrine Acquisition of Extricity M. Reed - April 3, 2001 Event Summary Peregrine Systems, Inc . (NASDAQ: PRGN), a provider of Electronic Market Enablement and Infrastructure Management solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Extricity, Inc. (privately held). Extricity will contribute its B2B relationship management software as Peregrine creates a digital busi Read More

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