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IBM sends shock waves through the tech industry by acquiring Red Hat

Yahoo Finance’s Alexis ChristoforousJulia La RocheRick Newman, Scott Gamm, Brian Sozzi, Dan Howley, Ethan Wolff-Mann, Melody Hahm and Alanna Petroff discuss today’s top stories.

Today’s topics include:

  • IBM buying Red Hat in $34B deal
  • Nasdaq, S&P futures up more than 1%
  • Stock market is acting stupid right now
  • German auto stocks surge on hopes for better China sales
  • UK government unveiling tax and spending plans
  • Pittsburgh mourns 11 killed in Synagogue ambush
  • Former Apple CEO John Sculley disrupts health care
  • Boston Red Sox defeat LA Dodgers for 4th World Series title in 15 seasons
  • Pipe Bomb suspect due in court today
  • Jet crashes off Indonesia with 189 on board
  • Google hints at app subscription plans: Engadget
  • Bloomin‘ Brands delivers strong comps in Q3
  • HSBC boosts profit, cuts costs in Q3
  • Berkshire investing $600M in emerging markets financial firms
  • Feds accuse Mercedes of taking too long to send recall notices
  • Qualcomm alleging Apple owes $7B in royalty payments
IBM s’offre Red Hat, le numéro un des éditeurs de logiciels open-source, pour étoffer son catalogue de services dédiés au cloud.