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

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* Additional founding members Adobe, Bloomberg, HP, Huawei and 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

The Linux Foundation Announces Keynote Speaker Line Up for LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America

Keynote speakers Linux creator Linus Torvalds and leaders from Docker, edX, HP, Local Motors, MakerBot and Open Prosthetics Project to demonstrate the spread of Linux and open source principles and methods to other areas of society

New Linux Foundation Members Collaborate on Connected Car Technology

Four companies join Automotive Grade Linux Steering Committee to invest in open source and car of the future 

SAN FRANCISCO, Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit, March 26, 2014 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Advanced Driver Information Technology GmbH, ATS Advanced Telematic Systems GmbH, GlobalLogic, and OBIGO are joining the organization.

Linux Foundation Releases First-Ever Collaborative Development Trends Report

Collaborative development is disrupting the way software is built; nearly 700 developers and business managers surveyed about their participation and investments in the practice

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