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OpenMama and AMQP: Open Collaboration in Action

Two weeks ago, The Linux Foundation announced a new Labs project -- OpenMama. This project was the result of a relationship forged with NYSE Technologies years ago at our Enterprise End User Summit held in New York every year.

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Android Builders Summit CFP Now Open

Just a few weeks back from LinuxCon Europe in Prague and we're already starting to cultivate content for next year. Most notably, I am please to announce that the Call for Participation for the Android Builders Summit is now open. We created ABS last year at the behest of our members who are vendors in the Android Ecosystem who needed a place to collaborate with their peers on systems level engineering and discussion of core issues and opportunities when designing Android devices.

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Show Your Linux Smarts and Win 20th Anniversary Memento

It has been an incredible year for Linux. I can't possibly list every amazing milestone but here are a few that we won't soon forget.

 

It has been an incredible year for Linux. I can't possibly list every amazing milestone but here are a few that we won't soon forget:

* Linux kernel 3.0 released

* Android surpassed iOS globally

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LinuxCon Europe Pics Available Now

LinuxCon Europe surpassed all of our expectations. It was an amazing event with an amazing turnout. Here is a special slideshow of some of the best pictures we've assembled...

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Member Spotlight: KeyPoint CTO Explains Bridge Between Text Input and Open Source

The Linux Foundation recently has welcomed a variety of new members. I had the opportunity this week to talk to one of our newest members, KeyPoint Technologies. In this Q&A, the company's CTO Sunil Motaparti explains what is OpenAdaptxt and how Linux and open source software figure into the KeyPoint Technologies' strategy.

 

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LinuxCon Europe Debuts to Standing Room Only Crowd

With flashing cameras and a crowd that flowed into the lobby where attendees could watch the keynotes on large screens, LinuxCon Europe debuted with an appearance by Linux creator Linus Torvalds and hundreds of Linux community members...

With flashing cameras and a crowd that flowed into the lobby where attendees could watch the keynotes on large screens, LinuxCon Europe debuted with an appearance by Linux creator Linus Torvalds and hundreds of Linux community members.

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Guest Blog: On the Lighter Side – Help Disguise the Pengroid

 

We want to share with the Linux.com community and members of the wider Linux community a fun little contest we’ve created that will hopefully get your creative juices flowing and give you an opportunity to step away, unplug and have some fun over the next 30 days or so. The contest is designed around something we call the “Pengroid.”

I want to thank Dave Marshall, social media guru at Virtual Bridges, for sharing with us the company's cool new contest in this guest post. I'm thinking about getting in on the action here. Check it out.

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Shaping the Future of Linux: Clarissa Womack

Clarissa Womack has been a Linux fan for over a decade—and that’s saying a lot since she’s just 21 years old...

 

Growing up with Linux

Clarissa Womack has been a Linux fan for over a decade—and that’s saying a lot since she’s just 21 years old.

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Tying It All Together: The Future of Automotive Connectivity

 

This year marks the 125th anniversary of Carl Benz' invention of the Patent-Motorwagen Nummer 1, widely regarded as the first automobile.

 

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Paying tribute to technology icon Dennis Ritchie

Most of you who follow the tech industry have likely heard of the passing of computer programming icon Dennis M. Ritchie (also known as dmr) on October 8 at the age of 70. While it could be argued that Linus Torvalds is more famous in today's world than Dennis Ritchie, it's quite safe to say that there wouldn't be a Linux without Dennis Ritchie. 

dmr created the C programming language which makes up 95% of the code base of the Linux kernel according to Ohloh

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