Linux and open-source rules: 2019’s five biggest stories show why

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Let’s take a look at 2019’s biggest Linux and open stories…

1. IBM buys Red Hat for $34-Billion

Exhibit number one is IBM acquiring Red Hat in the biggest software company acquisition ever. True, IBM was one of Linux’s earliest supporters and, as I predicted, rather than IBM consuming Red Hat, Red Hat has remained an independent barony in Big Blue’s corporate kingdom. But, the bottom line remains: The world’s leading Linux company now belongs to the company number 34 on the Fortune 500.

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[Source: ZDNet]