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Compete for Dual-Processor Intel Pentium Based Personal Computers

MENLO PARK, Calif (June 16, 1998) — Be, Inc. announceD today the next set
of Masters Awards are to be awarded on November 18th during the Comdex
trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada. This marks Be’s fourth set of Masters
Awards in which over fifty awards have been presented including twenty
seven dual processor development systems. The Masters Awards is an ongoing
contest presented by Be to recognize developers of innovative BeOS
applications. Winners in Commercial, Shareware and Freeware, and Student
categories will be awarded dual processor Intel Pentium development

“The Be operating system is all about the applications that take advantage
of its performance.” said Alex Osadzinski, Vice President of Sales and
Marketing. “These awards allow us to shine the spotlight on deserving
developers who are bringing the next wave of interactive applications to

Contest rules and guidelines, along with past Masters Awards winners, can
be found at the Be, Inc. web site (

About Be
Be, Inc., founded in 1990 by Jean-Louis Gasse, is a software company
focusing on building new foundations for the next generation of digital
content and media design tools. With a team of industry-leading engineers
and business executives in the United States and Europe, the company is
dedicated to removing the limitations of existing computer architectures
and delivering a new level of price performance.

In 1997, Be published the first public releases of the Be Operating System
(BeOS), the core product of this strategy. Additional information on Be and
the BeOS is available online at Be, Inc. is
headquartered in Menlo Park, California.