Announcements

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

Embedded Linux Yocto Project™ Announces Compliance Program, Releases Joint Roadmap with Long-Term Support Initiative

 

Enea, Mentor Graphics and Wind River among first to demonstrate compatibility for project that standardizes on common tools and offers interoperability throughout embedded Linux space

The Linux Foundation to Host Code Aurora Forum

 

 Code Aurora Forum and Linux Foundation join forces to further expand collaboration across projects in mobile and embedded markets

Supporting Comments: The Linux Foundation to Host Code Aurora Forum

 

GIGA-BYTE/GSmart

“We value collaboration and open source software development because it leads to better products and more innovation,” said Eric Chen, software director, GIGA-BYTE/GSmart. “The Linux Foundation provides an unmatched, neutral environment for collaborative development, and we’re looking forward to contributing to the ongoing advancements in the mobile/wireless marketplace.” 

Igalia

Inktank, Servergy and Twitter Join Linux Foundation

World’s most innovative companies are using Linux to support complex storage, hyper-efficient servers and massive, real-time data requirements

 SAN DIEGO, Calif., {LinuxCon and CloudOpen} August 28, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Inktank, Servergy and Twitter are joining the organization.  

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