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Microsoft Makes $20 billion dollar bid for Linux based Yahoo

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The UK Times is reporting that Microsoft and Yahoo! are in a $20 billion dollar deal (less than half their bid in February of $44.6 Billion) , the question not asked is what is Microsoft going to do with all those Linux servers?

Virtually the entire Yahoo infrastructure is based on Linux. The question at hand is even more important than the advertising dollars at hand… because the question actually affects their OS sales.

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Yahoo does use Linux - Report from Netscraft

Netcraft has verified that Yahoo News IS running Linux.

http://uptime.netcraft.com/up/graph/?host=news.yahoo.com

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