Listen: IBM, Christina Warren, Apple discussed on Rocket
"Rush for. I'm the video producer at polygon dot com. And I'm joined by my lovely co hosts Christina Warren, senior cloud developer, advocate and brianna Wu democratic candidate for congress, welcome. What an exciting day for us. We we are making listeners we are making a rocket sandwich today. The actual ingredients of the sandwich are vegetarian because apple is the meat of our sandwich and flanking that beautiful luscious. Apple meet will be discussions of IBM in red hat's interesting week. And also the game lineup for the PlayStation. Classic which I'm sure we have a lot to say about when the time comes. Of all Christina. Can you can you walk me through? So IBM has put in a truly massive bid to purchase red hats. And they there's something like twenty four hours left for someone to counter that bid. What does this mean? Also, no additional information. See us NBC CNBC called it a desperate deal. Yes. So the -til DR is that IBM has bid thirty four point eight billion dollars. Wore red, hats and. Honestly, this is like anybody who's ever like look Lennox lost on the desktop Lennox law in terms of a consumer facing. I mean, Android is based on a little extra. But it's different like it lost all those capacities. But it is proven time and time and time again that it is one is one big money and and red hat, which was one of the original open source companies. And and I remember when it went public in in ninety nine at the height of the dot com. Boom. And and they were it was one of the first billion dollar open source companies in that was considered a really big deal because it had a market cap of over a billion dollars, and that was like a decade ago to see the fact that IBM this stalwart and computing is is willing to spend thirty four point eight billion for for for red hat is. Is. Wow. I this isn't going to be super interesting to most of our listeners. So I won't bore everybody with the details.."