John Paczkowski

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Big Blue Bags BigFix

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IBM (IBM) has added another dancer to its recent conga line of acquisitions: Security software company BigFix.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Bloomberg figures IBM paid about $400 million for BigFix, which will add vulnerability management and endpoint protection products to its software portfolio and 700 or so customers to its client list.


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December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

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December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

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December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work