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  • Spammers scare to sell
  • Avaya VoIP sneaks past Cisco in first quarter
  • Microsoft lures former Lotus development stars
  • OSDL creates repository of open-source patents
  • Sun refreshes partner training
  • Atomic Reader Survey 2005
    Spammers scare to sell
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