Announcements

New Members Join Linux Foundation to Participate in Automotive Grade Linux Workgroup

Componentality Oy, Host Concepts, Micware, and MIRACLE LINUX invest in Linux to support new car technologies

The Linux Foundation Announces HP to Become Platinum Member

HP makes strategic investment in Linux, upgrades to highest level of membership

Citrix Expands Investment in Linux and Open Cloud with Linux Foundation Gold Membership

BARCELONA, Spain {Linuxcon Europe} November 5, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Citrix has expanded its investment in Linux and open source cloud computing by upgrading to Gold membership. The company previously was a Silver member of organization.  

The Linux Foundation Announces New Members Cloudscaling, CloudSigma, Cloudsoft and DreamHost

As IT users prioritize open solutions for the cloud, companies move to maximize their investments in the Linux operating system

BARCELONA, Spain, {LinuxCon Europe} November 5, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Cloudscaling, CloudSigma, Cloudsoft Corporation and DreamHost are joining the organization.

The Linux Foundation Announces Individual Membership Drive

New members who sign up to support The Linux Foundation in October will receive 50 percent off LinuxCon Europe 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, October 1, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced a new individual membership drive and promotion that offers a 50 percent discount for LinuxCon Europe 2012 registration when individuals sign up for membership during the month of October.

The Linux Foundation Announces Automotive Grade Linux Workgroup

HARMAN, Intel, Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, Samsung, Toyota and more to collaborate on effort to broadly support open source technology in automotive industry

SAN FRANCISCO, September 19, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the Automotive Grade Linux Workgroup (AGL). The Workgroup will facilitate widespread industry collaboration that advances automotive device development, providing a community reference platform that companies can use for creating products. 

Supporting Comments: The Linux Foundation Announces Automotive Grade Linux Workgroup

AISIN AW

“Broad collaboration in the automotive market will advance requirements for next-generation computing on wheels,” said Kosei Mino, general manager, AISIN AW. “We are looking forward to the results of working with our peers in the automotive industry on the Automotive Grade Linux reference distribution and platform.”

DENSO Corporation

The Linux Foundation Announces 2012 Linux Training Scholarship Recipients

With demand for Linux talent at an all-time high, competition for Linux training scholarships gets fierce; more than 500 submissions received

SAN FRANCISCO, September 10, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the winners of its 2012 Linux Training Scholarship Program.

The Linux Foundation’s SPDX™ Workgroup Releases New Version of Software Package Data Exchange™ Standard

Latest version integrates feedback from early adopters to facilitate even easier compliance with FOSS licenses

SAN DIEGO, Calif., (LinuxCon and CloudOpen} August 30, 2012 – The SPDX workgroup, hosted by The Linux Foundation, today announced the release of version 1.1 of its Software Package Data Exchange (SPDX™) standard, which includes new features and an expanded list of licenses that is being adopted by the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and other organizations.

Supporting Comments: SPDX 1.1

Antelink

"SPDX standards are truly beneficial at integrating and automating the way organizations receive open source license information. These standards help to communicate information clearly, while providing the global open source community with compliance guidelines for improving software lifecycle management,” said Guillaume Rousseau, CEO, Antelink.

Black Duck Software

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