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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.

Gigaom: OpenSSL security project gets some much-needed funding

Just a few weeks ago, the Linux Foundation rounded up vendors to fund work to improve and buttress the OpenSSL open-source security project. On Thursday, it announced the first concrete steps to do that work.

Fast Company: Following Discovery of Heartbleed Bug, OpenSSL Will Undergo Security Audit

The Linux Foundation announced Thursday that it will distribute funding from new backers to perform a security audit on OpenSSL's code base and add two full-time core engineers to the open-source security project.

Network World: Core Infrastructure Initiative to delve into security of OpenSSL, OpenSSH, Network Time Protocol

The Linux Foundation today announced the first protocols that it wants to address as part of its open-source code testing and security review. Not surprisingly, OpenSSL, where the infamous Heartbleed bug was discovered, is among them.

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