Breaking News: IBM Buys Linus Torvalds

Posted by khess on Apr 1, 2009 6:12 PM EDT
DaniWeb; By Ken Hess
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IBM CEO, Samuel Palmisano, announced at 12:01 am EDT that IBM has completed the purchase of Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds for $4.6 Billion in cash and stock. This unprecedented human purchase by a corporation is being met with shock and surprise within the Linux and IT communities. Palmisano said that IBM was the "highest bidder" in a bitter battle for Torvalds.

IBM CEO, Samuel Palmisano, announced that at 12:01 am EDT that IBM has completed the purchase of Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds for $4.6 Billion in cash and stock. This unprecedented human purchase by a corporation is being met with shock and surprise within the Linux and IT communities. Palmisano said that IBM was the "highest bidder" in a bitter battle for Torvalds.

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I guess the 14th amendment doesn't apply... caitlyn 33 2,439 Apr 4, 2009 1:53 PM

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