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LinuxDevices: TI joins Linux industry group

Henry Kingman reports on Texas Instruments joining the LF, focusing on TI’s commitment to Linux on mobile devices.

ZDNet: Texas Instruments joins Linux Foundation for mobile Linux

Dana Blankenhorn reports on the new addition of Texas Instruments to the LF as well as the announcement of the new board members.

“Texas Instruments has become an official member of the Linux Foundation, with mobility expert Eric Thomas joining the group’s board. Thomas was elected to the board yesterday alongside Larry Augustin and AMD’s Chris Schlaeger, while Mark Shuttleworth of Ubuntu was re-elected. At TI, Thomas’ title is Open Source Strategic Marketing Manager.”

CMP: Linux Foundation: Microsoft’s OOXML Argument ‘Ridiculous’

Nathan Eddy reports on the OOXML vote with focus on the Linux Foundation’s viewpoint on what this translates to.

“Executive Director of The Linux Foundation Jim Zemlin blasted Microsoft’s attempt to create a second certified international standard document format for Office Open XML (OOXML), calling Microsoft’s argument for two standards “ridiculous” and “disingenuous.”

CNET: Learning from Mark Shuttleworth: Connecting communities

Matt Asay blogs on the Shuttleworth podcast released by the LF this week.

Tectonic: Linux will be mobile OS of choice - Shuttleworth

Alastair Otter reports on the 3rd Open Voices podcast released by the Linux Foundation this week.

CIO: Microsoft’s Interoperability Efforts Face Skepticism

Todd Weiss covers Microsoft’s announcement to pursue interoperability, including commentary by Jim.

SeattlePI: Microsoft pledge has limits

Todd Bishop reports on the limits of Microsoft’s pledge for openness, citing commentary from Jim.

eWeek: Does Microsoft really want to be open source’s friend?

Steven Vaughan-Nichols blogs about the Microsoft interoperability announcement made last week, quoting Jim.

ZDNet: For Shuttleworth it all comes down to trust

Dana Blankenhorn reports on the third podcast released by the Linux Foundation today featuring Mark Shuttleworth of Ubuntu Linux.

“In his Open Voices interview with Jim Zemlin of The Linux Foundation, which went online today, Ubuntu CEO Mark Shuttleworth focuses on trust and process as key concepts underlying Linux and open source. Trust relationships, and the management of trust, are what separate successful projects from the unsuccessful ones, he says.”

CMP: Open Source Community Wary of Microsoft’s Pledge

Nathan Eddy covers the open source communities reaction to Microsoft’s claims of openness.

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