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Linux firm tips its hat to open-source start-ups

Red Hat tries a new role on for size, unveiling plans to invest in open-source and other Linux start-ups. The move comes as many Linux companies struggle on Wall Street.

 

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Linux company Red Hat tries a new role on for size, unveiling plans to invest in open-source and other Linux start-ups. A business boost is warranted, as many Linux firms struggle to maintain their early gains on Wall Street.

 


Red Hat creates new investment unit
update The Linux software firm continues to reshape its business plan to fit a rapidly evolving open-source market.

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