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Linux Foundation's Response to the Heartbleed Bug

You have likely heard by now about the "Heartbleed" SSL vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160). Put simply from the perspective of a user of the Internet, this vulnerability means that for the last two years, any secure "your-browser-shows-a-lock" site you went to might have not really been secure, and an attacker could have been intercepting your passwords or sensitive data just like they can on "regular" non-SSL sites.

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Windows XP and the Changing Calculus of Technology Choice

One reason technology choices are so difficult is technology is always a work in progress; your one choice has lasting consequences since the technology rarely ever lives on its own, and most good technology is never done -- that is unless you’re Windows XP. As most of us know, Microsoft today is turning off support for Windows XP.

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Hilary Mason's ApacheCon Keynote: 3 Ways to Improve Data Science

Data science still has a long way to go in developing systems that solve real-world, human problems, said Hilary Mason, data scientist in residence at Accel Partners, in her keynote at

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Answers to Your Q's on Free Intro to Linux Course from edX Twitter Chat

Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin and edX CEO and MIT professor Anant Agarwal answered questions in a live Twitter chat yesterday about the free

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Red Hat's Jason Hibbets: How Open Source Software is Changing City Government

Linux and open source software have demonstrated that collaborative development is a successful model for rapid innovation in the tech sector. Now that model is being applied in other industries from health care, to city government, to education.

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Free Linux MOOCs: Live Twitter Chat April 3, 8 a.m. PST with edX CEO and Linux Foundation Executive Director

Starting this summer, The Linux Foundation's Intro to Linux training course will be available for free on edX, the online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT.

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How Samsung is Bringing Open Source Culture Inside the Firewall

Software companies have long realized the economic and strategic value of using and contributing code to external open source projects.

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Best Quotes from the Linux Kernel Developer Panel

Linux kernel developers Greg Kroah-Hartman, Jens Axboe, Dave Chinner, Matthew Garrett, and Mel Gorman participated in a panel discussion, moderated by LWN Editor Jon Corbet, at Collaboration Summit on Wednesday. Here are some of the highlights.

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Panel: How to Enable Large-Scale Collaboration

Companies are increasingly turning to collaborative software development to build their products and services and speed innovation, keynote presenters at Collaboration Summit told us this morning. But how does this process actually happen?

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