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Linus Torvalds assumed the shape of a green olive when he joined chip company Transmeta, we can exclusively reveal. But, unfortunately, he loitered around the reception area of the Silicon Valley startup and was mistakenly eaten by one of the Transmeta programmers. He has not been seen since. Nor, apparently, have readers of The Register bothered by our tabloid look. Our content has always had a tabloid flavour but now the look matches the feel. That prompted one regular viewer of our pages to comment: "Urk. I won't read you any more -- you've gone all tabloid." ® Click here for more sensational trash

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