If you watched this short video, you did hear correctly that IBM put in a BILLION dollars into the development of Linux.
The top 10 organizations sponsoring Linux kernel (operating system) development:
- Red Hat
- Texas Instruments
*Microsoft appears on list of companies that are contributing to the Linux kernel, at # 17. The company that once called Linux a “cancer” now has a working relationship with Linux. Since they can’t beat them, they have to join them.
source: The Linux Foundation