GigaOm: Gamer fan fave Valve Software joins Linux Foundation

Valve Software founder and CEO Gabe Newell has been pretty clear over the past year that Linux is a key platform for the company going forward. Newell, a Microsoft alum, was dismissive of Windows 8 last year, and the company shipped a Steam client for Linux in February;  now has nearly 200 games running  on the open-source OS which will also be default foundation for theSteamOS gaming operating system.

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