IBM acquisition of Red Hat

  1. 2 weeks ago

    brian f

    Jul 9 Pre-Release Testers, Xojo Pro Chilly California

    RED-IBM

  2. last week

    David C

    Jul 10 Pre-Release Testers, Xojo Pro Derby, ITM

    I don't get it. Surely IBM with all its resources could have commissioned a large team of engineers to build a robust open source variant of Linux with a store for all the services and a service department for $US100 million at most. Give it away for free and live off the services and hardware revenue.

    Microsoft was going to buy Yahoo for $US34b and dodged a bullet, but IBM jumps into the firing line. Well, the lawyers and accountants will be happy.

  3. Wayne G

    Jul 10 Pre-Release Testers, Xojo Pro New Zealand axisdirect.nz

    I did wonder why I've been seeing advertising recently (last few days) for IBM Linux One. IBM haven't just bought the technology, they've also bought the business & goodwill.

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