Announcements

Linux Foundation Releases Schedule for Automotive Linux Summit 2014

As technology limits are pushed in automotive, this event will bring together world’s most innovative minds with auto and open source expertise

SAN FRANCISCO, June 9, 2014 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the schedule and program for Automotive Linux Summit, taking place July 1-2, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.

Linux Foundation Releases Program for LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America

LinuxCon, CloudOpen and co-located events showcase growth of Linux and open source principles across technology 

SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2014 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the schedule and program for LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America, taking place August 20-22, 2014 in Chicago, IL.

Linux Foundation’s Biannual Membership Drive Kicks Off with Portion of Dues Going to Code.org

The Linux Foundation will donate $25 to Code.org for every new individual member who joins during June

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2014 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced its mid-year individual membership drive and promotion in which it will donate $25 to Code.org for every new member who joins today through 11:59 p.m. PT on June 30, 2014.

The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative Announces New Backers, First Projects to Receive Support and Advisory Board Members

News Highlights

* Additional founding members Adobe, Bloomberg, HP, Huawei and salesforce.com join CII

* Network Time Protocol, OpenSSH and OpenSSL first projects to receive support; Open Crypto Audit Project to conduct security audit of OpenSSL

Linux Foundation Announces Renesas Electronics Becomes Gold Member

Worlds No. 1 Microcontroller Supplier and Manufacturer Increases Commitment to Linux Community and Advances Embedded Linux 

New Linux Foundation Members Advance Massively Scalable, Secure Infrastructure

CoreOS, Cumulus Networks and Rackspace Drive Linux Innovation With Modern Internet and Cloud Computing  

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2014 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that CoreOS, Cumulus Networks and Rackspace® Hosting are joining the organization. Additionally, Rackspace is becoming a Xen Project member joining ARM, NetApp and Verizon Terremark - other recent companies participating in the open source virtualization project. 

SPDX Announces New Tools to Further Simplify Open Source License Compliance

Samsung contributes two new tools to Linux Foundation SPDX workgroup, increasing efficiency in compliance automation

Keynote Speakers Announced for LinuxCon and CloudOpen Japan

 Linux creator Linus Torvalds is joined by executives, IT managers and developers from The Apache Software Foundation, Intel, Microsoft, Red Hat, Parallels, Renesas and more to discuss the growth of Linux and other open source and cloud technologies

TOKYO, April 28, 2014 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the keynote speakers for Japan’s premier Linux and open source events, LinuxCon and CloudOpen.

Embedded Linux Yocto Project™ Announces AMD and Mentor Graphics as New Advisory Board Members

Rise in multicore and heterogeneous embedded systems and devices deepen investments in Yocto Project

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 29, 2014 – The Yocto Project, a Linux Foundation Collaboration Project, today announced that AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Mentor Graphics Corporation are increasing their investments in the embedded Linux project. Both companies are becoming Gold-level members of the project and will sit on the Yocto Project Advisory Board.

Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetApp, Rackspace, VMware and The Linux Foundation Form New Initiative to Support Critical Open Source Projects

Newly formed Core Infrastructure Initiative is the industry’s collective response to the Heartbleed crisis

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