Stories by Rohan Pearce

Red Hat to be ‘Switzerland’ within IBM

Red Hat will operate as a kind of “Switzerland” within IBM and maintain its commitment to open source at the conclusion of Big Blue’s takeover of the software company, according to Marco Bill-Peter, Red Hat senior vice president of customer experience and engagement.

Telstra’s Robyn Denholm to leave telco for Tesla

​Telstra has announced that its chief financial officer, Robyn Denholm, will leave the telco. Denholm will take on the role of chairperson of the board of electronic vehicle-maker Tesla, Telstra said in a statement to the ASX.

Private equity firm eyes possible MYOB acquisition

MYOB revealed today that it had received an unsolicited proposal from US private equity firm KKR, which is seeking to acquire the shares of the accounting software company that it doesn’t already own.