Announcements

The Linux Foundation Announces LinuxCon and CloudOpen Schedule, New Keynote Confirmations

Linux creator Linus Torvalds confirmed for Linux Kernel Panel; event sessions and keynotes to help define open cloud, forecast future of cloud computing and Linux development

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the complete program and new keynote confirmations for LinuxCon and CloudOpen, taking place together in San Diego, Calif., August 29-31, 2012.

Adeneo, Feuerlabs, Omnibond, STEC and Synopsys Join The Linux Foundation

As Linux continues its rise in mobile/embedded and enterprise computing, companies rally around collaborative development

SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that five new companies are joining the organization: Adeneo, Feuerlabs, Omnibond, STEC and Synopsys.   

The Linux Foundation Announces 2012 Linux Training Scholarship Program, New Enterprise Course Schedule

With demand for Linux skills reaching an all-time high, Linux Foundation invests in today’s most promising talent and adds enterprise-specific training courses

 SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced its 2012 Linux Training Scholarship Program. It is also today announcing a new Enterprise Linux Training program aimed at preparing the next generation of enterprise architects. 

Samsung Electronics Joins Linux Foundation at Platinum Level

World’s largest device maker places strategic, long-term investment in the Linux platform

YOKOHAMA, Japan, June 6, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Samsung Electronics, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, is joining the organization as a Platinum member.

The Linux Foundation Announces New Tool for Tracking Free and Open Source Software Components

New software tool helps to ensure open source compliance with auto-generated, custom QR codes

 SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the availability of The Linux Foundation FOSS Bar Code Tracker.

Financial Services Industry Rallies Around OpenMAMA Project as it Delivers First Release

The Linux Foundation-hosted OpenMAMA project fosters increasing collaboration on open source technologies for financial services; new Steering Committee participants include IBM, Tick42 and TS-Associates

NEW YORK [The Linux Foundation Enterprise End User Summit], April 30, 2012 – OpenMAMA, a Linux Foundation Labs project, today announced the availability of OpenMAMA 2.1, the open source Middleware Agnostic Messaging API and the first neutral standard in data messaging for financial services.

The Linux Foundation Launches New Event: CloudOpen

Canonical, Citrix, Dell, Eucalyptus, HP, IBM, Intel, OpenStack and SUSE to participate in new conference to advance openness in the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the creation of CloudOpen, a technical conference that will bring together in a vendor-neutral environment the open source projects, products and companies that are driving cloud and big data ecosystems.

The Linux Foundation Adds Five New Members from Japan

Ashisuto, Aisin AW, JVC KENWOOD Corporation, NTT DATA MSE and Turbo Systems prioritize Linux for the future of cars, mobile devices and more

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that five new companies from Japan are joining the organization: Ashisuto, Aisin AW, JVC KENWOOD Corporation, NTT DATA MSE, and Turbo Systems.

Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Receives One of World’s Highest Technology Honors

Torvalds is a laureate for the highly sought, internationally acclaimed Millennium Technology Prize

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Linux Creator and Linux Foundation Fellow Linus Torvalds is a Millennium Technology Prize laureate. This prize, determined by the Technology Academy of Finland, is one of the world’s largest such prizes with candidates sought from across the world and from all fields of technology.

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