Announcements

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.

The Linux Foundation Releases Annual Linux Development Report

The Linux Foundation Announces Keynotes, Co-located Events for Annual Collaboration Summit

Fluendo, Lineo Solutions, Mocana and NVIDIA Join The Linux Foundation

New members collaborate on Linux in the areas of mobile, embedded, security and multimedia

SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that four companies are joining the organization: Fluendo, Lineo Solutions, Mocana and NVIDIA. While

Tizen Software Platform Gains Momentum and Adds Industry Support

Huawei joins Tizen Association Board of Directors as Updated Platform is Introduced

February 2012 – BARCELONA, SPAIN – Tizen Association and Linux Foundation today announced important progress updates that advance the Tizen software platform towards market introduction. Included in today’s announcement is the release of the beta release of the Tizen platform source code and SDK and the news that Huawei has joined the Tizen Association Board of Directors.

2012 Linux Job Forecast: Demand is on the Rise

Highlights:

• Eight in ten recruiters say hiring Linux talent is a priority in 2012

• Managers report they’re hiring more Linux professionals relative to other skill areas in the next six months

• Linux professionals are hard to find, garnering higher salaries and better bonuses

Leading Kernel Maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman Joins The Linux Foundation

Kroah-Hartman joins distinguished group of Linux Foundation fellows, including Linus Torvalds, to advance the operating system

SAN FRANCISCO, February 1, 2012 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Greg Kroah-Hartman is joining the organization as Fellow.

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