IT World: Linux Foundation's Scholarship Program helps improve geek cred & career

"Learning Linux can not only improve your geek cred, it can help pave a career in tech," says Melanie Pinola. Read her latest article from IT World for details on how the Linux Foundation's expanded Scholarship Program can help you with both. 

ZDNet: Core Infrastructure Initiative tightening security efforts with new projects and director

The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative announced the funding of three new security projects and the hiring of Linux security expert, Emily Ratliff. Stephen J. Vaughn-Nichols reports for ZDNet

InfoWorld: Upcoming version of Node.js to feature capabilities already found in io.js

Following Node.js and io.js' merging under the Linux Foundation-hosted Node.js Foundation, InfoWorld shares details of the upcoming version, which will unite both variants of the server-side JavaScript platform.

The Register: Node.js and io.js to reunite under new Linux Foundation-supported partership

With Linux Foundation aid, Node.js and its fork, io.js will merge codebases under the new Node.js Foundation. The Register gives more background and shares several member companies.  

IT World: New Linux Foundation edX course responds to demand for Linux talent

Swapnil Bhartiya covers the new Essentials of Linux Systems Administration course (LFS201) from the Linux Foundation for edX, explaining that such certificates respond to an overwhelming demand for Linux talent. Read the full article on IT World for more information. 

BetaNews: New Linux Foundation edX course "a steal"

In an ongoing partnership with edX, the Linux Foundation is now offering an "Essentials of Linux System Administration" course, which includes an exam attempt and free retake. BetaNews is calling it "a steal" for the value. 

The Inquirer: Jim Zemlin explains how OSS is driving new cloud technologies

"Nowhere are we seeing more open source and collaborative development than in cloud computing" wrote Linux Foundation executive director, Jim Zemlin in a column for The Inquirer. Read the full article for Zemlin's thoughts on why open source is driving this rapid rate of development and how IT can keep up. 

NetworkWorld: Jim Zemlin on the possibility of an open Microsoft

As Microsoft publically considers an open source future, developers, users, and industry experts reflect on this possibility. NetworkWorld looks to Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, to comment on the requirements of collaborative development. 

InformationWeek: Linux security strides

Charles Babcock shares a slideshow of 8 Linux security improvements in 8 years with InformationWeek.  

ZDNet: Linux is for all ages

Steven Vaughan-Nichols explores how Linux is making an impact across generations in his story for ZDNet, which profiles 84-year-old James Anderson and 13-year-old Zachary Dupont.

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