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How the Linux Foundation's CII Is Securing the Internet

In the aftermath of Heartbleed, a new effort emerged called the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) to help fund developers wanting to improve security across critical open-source infrastructure technologies.

How SanDisk is Becoming an Open Source Player

Earlier this year SanDisk committed to becoming an open source player, created an open source strategy office and joined the Linux Foundation

“We want Linux,” say 300,000 edX students

In case anyone doubted that Linux is the OS king among modern-day software programmers (or would-be programmers), here’s a tidbit: Some 300,000 people signed up for an edX course on Linux that kicked off in August, the largest turnout for any of edX’s 350 courses this year, according to edX president Anant Agarwal.

Predicting the Future of Training for Linux, Open Source Software

How much demand is there for Linux training? Enough to make the Linux Foundation's inaugural MOOC online training course, "Introduction to Linux," the most popular offering on the edX platform. 

Linus Torvalds named one of Business Insiders top 50 in enterprise tech

This is a list of the most powerful people in that multi-trillion dollar industry, many of them multi-millionaires, or even billionaires, in their own right.

Some are powerful because they run the biggest, baddest enterprise tech companies around. Others are powerful because they are changing the status quo, upending the business models or technologies of those powerful companies.

Linux Foundation: Open Source is Eating the Software World

In every sector of the technology world there is now an open source project that is defining that particular technology. Software drives value in nearly every industry, and open source projects are where most of that value comes from. 

Computerworld: Linux Foundation Does Open Source Drones

As I've noted many times, one of the exciting things about open source is the way it is expanding to completely new areas. A good example of that is drones. People have a rather complicated view of drones: like most tools, they can be used for good or bad. But there's no doubt that making the software that controls them open source is a step in the right direction, since it means that drones don't remain the exclusive domain of big companies - or the military.

ZDNet: Linux Foundation Certifications Taking Off

According to a study conducted earlier this year by Dice, the tech career site, 93 percent of hiring managers are looking to employ Linux professionals.

RCR Wireless News: Linux Foundation Launches Reference Platform for Carrier-Grade NFV

The Linux Foundation launched its Open Platform for NFV Project, designed as a “carrier-grade, integrated, open source reference platform intended to accelerate the introduction of new products and services.”

Read more at RCR Wireless News

CloudComputingIntelligence: Top Open Source Cloud Projects for 2014

OpenStack has a clear lead as the best overall Open Source cloud project according to a survey by Linux.com. Ahead of Linuxcon Europe in Dussledorf (13-15 October) Linux.com has revealed the findings of a survey at CloudOpen Linux Foundation event in Chicago.

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