CNET: Tech titans join forces to stop the next Heartbleed

In between hurriedly snapping 1,250 pieces of a Lego Millenium Falcon set together in time for his daughter's sixth birthday last Sunday, Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, was just as frantically making calls to tech's biggest firms. The future of Internet security could be at stake.

Google, which he called first, said yes. Facebook said yes. Intel said yes. And by 11 p.m. in New York City last night, with Amazon Web Services and Rackspace on board, Zemlin had lined up a dozen companies and millions of dollars to support his latest project, the Core Infrastructure Initiative.

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