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[Unmoderated] OS4 sold to KMOS?ANN.lu
Posted on 28-Feb-2004 16:25 GMT by News13 comments
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In a recent and now removed newsitem on amigaworld.net DaveyD posted the following. 27 February 2004: San Francisco, California. KMOS, Incorporated announced today that it has acquired the Operating System known as Amiga OS 4.0 from Amiga, Incorporated. Garry Hare, Chief Executive Officer of KMOS, said, the acquisition of this innovative operating system was completed in April of 2003. We have continued to cooperate, and will continue to cooperate, with the existing development, technical and distribution partners toward bringing this next generation computing experience to the AmigaOne market.

KMOS understands that a number of consumers have participated in promotional programs through Amiga, Incorporated that enable them to receive a copy of this new product at a price discounted from retail. KMOS will honor all such promotional programs. Prior to the commercial release of OS 4.0 information will be provided so that anyone holding a discount coupon, or other promotional offer, can easily redeem it and be among the first to receive this impressive product.

OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 1 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by samface on 28-Feb-2004 15:38 GMT
Oh no, not again...
OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 2 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by Troels Ersking on 28-Feb-2004 15:51 GMT
In reply to Comment 1 (samface):
OS4 certainly is being sold many times today :)
OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 3 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by Darth_X on 28-Feb-2004 16:04 GMT
If Garry Hare was involved with AmigaInc now, he surely would issue some kind of newsworth PR, right? This is most certainly a hoax?
OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 4 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by samface on 28-Feb-2004 16:05 GMT
In reply to Comment 2 (Troels Ersking):
It sure is, and they seem to be doing it so fast that I missed the announcement of when KMOS sold it back to Amiga Inc. :-P
OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 5 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by Max on 28-Feb-2004 16:08 GMT
DaveyD is a cretited member of comunity, if write this is true!
Thank you DaveyD
bye
OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 6 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by samface on 28-Feb-2004 16:08 GMT
In reply to Comment 3 (Darth_X):
Well, I do believe there is a reason for why the very same "news" was removed on both AmigaWorld.net and ANN.lu. earlier today...
OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 7 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by Darth_X on 28-Feb-2004 16:10 GMT
In reply to Comment 6 (samface):
so it was posted on aw.net first?
OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 8 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by Troels Ersking on 28-Feb-2004 16:13 GMT
In reply to Comment 7 (Darth_X):
yes..

And removed.
OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 9 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by Mikey_C on 28-Feb-2004 16:29 GMT
In reply to Comment 8 (Troels Ersking):
Yeah, you would think someone would get the message by now.

IIRC it did say (Unconfirmed) on the original Amigaworld post.

Oh well

Mikey C
OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 10 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by samface on 28-Feb-2004 16:49 GMT
In reply to Comment 9 (Mikey_C):
And there was a quite significant questionmark in the headline as well...
OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 11 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by Anonymous on 28-Feb-2004 16:51 GMT
In reply to Comment 10 (samface):
Theres a question mark here too, no?
OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 12 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by samface on 28-Feb-2004 17:00 GMT
In reply to Comment 11 (Anonymous):
Yes, but it's lacking a question mark in it's reference to Amigaworld.net. As it looks now, it seems to be a straightforward claim by DaveyD rahter than as the original intent to request for confirmation.
OS4 sold to KMOS? : Comment 13 of 13ANN.lu
Posted by Sam Smith on 28-Feb-2004 17:05 GMT
In reply to Comment 8 (Troels Ersking):
It was also posted and removed from Ann too - why?

Since April 2003? If this is all true - it sounds good but it promotes LOTS of questions.

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Sam
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