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Official: IBM to gobble Red Hat for $34bn – yes, the enterprise Linux biz


Vendor lock-in vs open source

A company prone to vendor lock-in buying one of the biggest open source companies on the market. What's worse is that in some niches there are few alternatives. This is really what antitrust authorities should look into, but I suspect that they will simply gloss over these issues.

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