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Forbes: Valve Has Joined The Linux Foundation

Valve’s love affair with open-source operating system Linux has been steadily growing throughout 2013. In February, Valve released its Steam platform for Linux. In May, it released some of its most popular games for the platform.

PC World: Open-source gaming ahoy! Valve joins Linux Foundation ahead of SteamOS launch

In a move that could add momentum to game development on Linux, game maker Valve has joined the Linux Foundation and will contribute tools for developers to work with its SteamOS.

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VentureBeat: Valve is now a card-carrying member of The Linux Foundation

Video game publisher Valve is taking its relationship with Linuxto the next level. The company is already using the open-source operating system as the backbone for its upcoming SteamOS platform, but now Valve is putting a ring on it and joining The Linux Foundation.

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.

The Guardian: Valve joins the Linux Foundation in run up to Steam Machine console launch

Valve is joining the Linux Foundation in the run up to the gaming giant's launch of its Steam Machine, a console based on the Linux open source operating system which the foundation exists to promote.

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Ars Technica: Valve joins the Linux Foundation ahead of SteamOS launch

Following the official unveiling of its Linux-based SteamOS back in September, Valve has announced that it is joining The Linux Foundation, a nonprofit group of companies and individuals devoted to promoting and advancing the open source community.

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All Things D: With Steam Machines on the Horizon, Valve Makes Its Linux Love Official

“Gabe Newell is the Steve Jobs of the gaming industry.”

That’s Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin, praising the managing director of Valve. It’s not an uncommon sentiment — Newell’s games studio, which he co-founded in 1996, frequently earns comparisons to Apple by way of its rabid fans and quality-over-quantity philosophy.

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Engadget: Valve now a card-carrying member of The Linux Foundation, 'one of many ways Valve is investing in the advancement of Linux gaming'

In case Valve's multi-tiered investment in Linux gaming weren't clear enough fromSteamOS, the Steam Controller and Steam Machines, the company's also joining the ranks of The Linux Foundation membership.

VentureBeat: Linux chief: ‘Open source is safer, and Linux is more secure than any other OS’ (exclusive)

In an interview with Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin, VentureBeat got a bird’s eye view of the future of the open-source operating system for 2014.

We also addressed the controversial issues of government spying and “backdoors” — those nefarious windows into our personal online lives that the public recently discovered in most of the services we use every day.

Read more at VentureBeat.

Associations Now: Honor Thy Tux: Linux Membership Drive is for the Birds

Associations Now features The Linux Foundation membership drive to help save the habitat for the emperor penguin. 

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