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NASDAQ in open source tech battle with �7bn NYSE bid

[ Thanks to E5Rebel
for this link. ]

“The Deutsche Borse merger also appeared to offer a Linux-based
technology mix, as both firms run Red Hat Linux, but NASDAQ has
directly attacked Deutsche Borse’s ability to integrate
technology.

“NASDAQ said in a statement that following Deutsche Borse’s $2.8
billion purchase of the International Securities Exchange from
NASDAQ in 2007, the German exchange ‘failed to integrate technology
platforms years after the transaction…ISE is still powered by
NASDAQ OMX Technology’.”


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