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IT World: Why did Microsoft join the Linux Foundation's AllSeen Alliance?

When people think of open source they don't usually associate Microsoft with it. But the company recently surprised many when it joined the Linux Foundation's open source AllSeen Alliance. The AllSeen Alliance's mission is to create a standard for device communications.

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Computerworld: Linux Foundation introduces Linux for embedded car systems

The connected car is shifting into high gear, and the Linux Foundation wants an open-source platform in the pole position. The non-profit consortium recently announced the debut of Automotive Grade Linux(AGL), a customizable, open-source automotive software stack with Linux at its core.


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eWeek: Automotive Grade Linux Hits the Road

With the first release of Automotive Grade Linux, Linux isn't just for servers, supercomputers and phones anymore.

The VAR Guy: Automotive Grade Linux Released for Open Source Cars

Linux, the open source operating system, shifted gears into a relatively new ecosystem this week with the first release ofAutomotive Grade Linux (AGL), a Linux distribution tailored for cars in the Internet of Things age.

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Network World: OpenStack chair: Linux at the cutting edge of the cloud

The cloud-dominated world of modern IT is the perfect breeding ground for the spread of Linux in particular and open-source software in general, according to the man responsible for guiding one of the most important open-source projects.

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ZDNet: Linux hiring frenzy: Why open source devs are being bombarded with offers to jump ship

Nine out of ten (87 percent) of hiring managers in Europe have "hiring Linux talent" on their list of priorities and almost half (48 percent) say they are looking to hire people with Linux skills within the next six months.

Computerworld UK: Shortage of Linux professionals causes European skills crisis

A shortage of experienced Linux professionals in the European market has caused a skills crisis for companies, according to the Linux Foundation.

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Business Insider: A Conversation With Linus Torvalds, Who Built The World's Most Robust Operating System And Gave It Away For Free

Hello everybody out there using minix - I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones... I'd like to know what features most people would want. Any suggestions are welcome, but I won't promise I'll implement them :-)

Venture Beat: The Linux Foundation is doing a fundraising drive for Code.org. Here’s why you should chip in

It’s always a great show of solidarity when two organizations with similar values figure out a way to support each other, and that’s exactly what the Linux Foundation and Code.org are doing.

Today, the Linux Foundation announced that, for every new member that signs up during the month of June, it will donate $25 to Code.org, an organization working to make computer science education more widely available in U.S. public schools.

Computer Business Review: Linux Foundation Will Save OpenSSL With A Little Help From Its Friends

Adobe, Bloomberg, HP, Huawei and Salesforce are backing the Linux Foundation as it seeks a security audit for OpenSSL, the security protocol exploited in the Heartbleed bug.

According to the foundation its backers will provide $3.6m over the next three years, helping to pay for two developers to work on OpenSSL, and an audit to be conducted by the Open Crypto Audit Project, the non-profit responsible for reviewing TrueCrypt.

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