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Developers, vendors and enterprise end users working on business blockchain technologies will converge in Basel this December for the inaugural Hyperledger Global Forum. Open to members and non-members alike, attendees will get to talk directly with Hyperledger project maintainers and the Technical Steering Committee, collaborate with other organizations on ideas that will directly impact the future of Hyperledger, and promote their work among the communities.

The event will feature technical and business tracks covering a range of topics and technologies including: Distributed Ledger and Smart Contracts 101; Roadmaps for Hyperledger projects; and cross-industry talks on use cases in development. Submit a talk to speak at Hyperledger Global Forum to share your expertise and learnings.

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Blockchain

Openness ensures scalability, accessibility, resiliency, and innovation, said Change Healthcare’s Aaron Symanski at Open Source Leadership Summit.

Blockchain technology is heralded to become a broadly disruptive force in the coming years. According to a Forbes story, blockchain is already revolutionizing contracts, payment processing, asset protection, and supply chain management. However, partly due to the industry’s emphasis on records, authentication and people-centric processes, healthcare is predicted to be one of the fields that blockchain will truly transform.

That was the key message at an Open Source Leadership Summit keynote address titled “Blockchain Technology at Change Healthcare” by Aaron Symanski, CTO at Change Healthcare. In his talk, Symanski said that blockchain is already impacting the healthcare system.

Symanski made the point that from the 1960s through now, computers, networks, mobility and automation have driven societal change, and now blockchain is set for disruption. Specifically, he said that blockchain will usher in a healthcare future where information is:

  • Immediately available
  • Identical everywhere it is stored
  • Immutable
  • User-centric and controlled by the contributor

He also emphasized that open source efforts, such as The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project, are driving blockchain forward and are essential. He said that openness ensures scalability, accessibility, resiliency, and innovation. “Participating in The Hyperledger Project has made a lot of sense for us,” Symanski noted. “It protects protocol governance, node management, consensus mechanisms, and more and these are all very important in the healthcare industry.”

Trusted workflow

“Trust is very different in healthcare that it is, in say, financial applications,” he emphasized. “Healthcare is very fragmented, especially in the U.S. What is identity? Who has the right to see records? What portions of the record can a person see?”

Change Healthcare works with Hyperledger Fabric for its blockchain applications, partly because it’s a modular, extensible architecture. It has enabled smart contracts, flexible consensus management, and applicability across industries ranging from insurance to healthcare itself.

“Claims management is one of the first applications that our healthcare network has leveraged blockchain for,” Symanski said. “It helps streamline data and rights management and the platform helps manage visibility and transparency.” Hyperledger Fabric is at the core of the platform that ensures that, say, an insurance provider can process claims with Change Healthcare efficiently.

Symanski emphasized that Change Healthcare is still in the early stages of its planned use cases for blockchain. Indeed, the whole healthcare industry is. According to a report from Frost and Sullivan Research: “At its core, blockchain offers the potential of a shared platform that decentralizes health data, ensuring access control, authenticity, and integrity of protected health information. Further, the blockchain-based distributed network consensus with cryptography techniques provides an additional layer of trust to minimize cybersecurity threats for healthcare IT systems. This never-before blockchain-based trusted workflow with a “single source of truth” presents the healthcare industry with radical new possibilities for outcome-based care delivery and reimbursement models.”

Meanwhile, according to a recent post on the Hyperledger blog, “Hyperledger remains the fastest growing open source project ever hosted by The Linux Foundation.” To find out more about blockchain and Hyperledger, check out the case studies, a webinar, and training resources available from hyperledger.org.

Watch the entire Open Source Leadership Summit presentation below:

Learn more about Hyperledger in this upcoming webinar from The Linux Foundation. Join Tracy Kuhrt & David Boswell, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 10:00am Pacific as they discuss the various Hyperledger projects and how to get involved.

Hyperledger Sawtooth

Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger, and Dan Middleton, Intel’s Head of Technology, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Program, recently hosted a webinar, titled “Hyperledger Sawtooth v1.0: Market Significance & Technical Overview,” which is now available as a video replay.

Blockchain technology —  which encompasses smart contracts and distributed ledgers — can be used to record promises, trades, and transactions of many types. Countless organizations, ranging from IBM to Wells Fargo and the London Stock Exchange Group are partnering to drive the technology forward, and The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project is an open source collaborative effort aimed at advancing cross-industry blockchain technologies. Recently, the project announced the arrival of Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0, a major milestone for the Hyperledger community, which represents the second blockchain framework that has reached production-ready status.

In conjunction with the release, Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger, and Dan Middleton, Intel’s Head of Technology, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Program, hosted a webinar, titled “Hyperledger Sawtooth v1.0: Market Significance & Technical Overview.” The webinar is now available as a video replay (registration required).

“For us, version 1.0 is a very special milestone,” Behlendorf said. “It’s a signal to developers that this code is ready to be used in production environments with live digital assets. Anyone can use the code for free — it’s under an Apache license.”

Middleton noted where key resources for using Sawtooth reside and encouraged looking through the demonstrations and examples:

He also delved into the design motivations for Sawtooth, and described how anyone can develop applications with it. “Blockchain is a new kind of database that is special in several ways,” he said. “It’s distributed, and is optimized for use in enterprises. We’re especially focused on use cases in enterprises for business-to-business scenarios. With Sawtooth we have focused on making sure that businesses can take this technology and efficiently replicate it across their networks. We have ensured that multiple companies can efficiently read and edit the same database. There are a whole lot of use cases out there, ranging from the financial sector to supply chain management to access control management that have this requirement.”

Middleton noted that, among other design motivations, Sawtooth is designed for use at scale. It is able to keep distributed ledgers distributed, able to keep contracts safe, and is easy to use. He highlighted many features, including: parallel execution, multi-language support, supply chain management, permissioning; and on-chain governance.

The Sawtooth announcement post delves into new features in more detail, highlighting the following:

  • On-chain governance – Utilize smart contracts to vote on blockchain configuration settings.
  • Advanced transaction execution engine – Process transactions in parallel to accelerate block creation and validation.
  • Support for Ethereum – Run smart contracts and integrate with Ethereum tooling.
  • Dynamic Consensus – Upgrade or swap the blockchain consensus protocol on the fly.

There are also plans to streamline performance and enhance privacy. Within the core, maintainers are looking to add consensus options for those planning to run small networks. On the privacy front, contributors are investigating both trusted execution and zero-knowledge cryptographic approaches.

The Hyperledger project incubates and promotes a range of business blockchain technologies, including distributed ledger frameworks, smart contract engines, client libraries, utility libraries, graphical interfaces, and sample applications. Case studies and training resources are available from Hyperledger.org

Stay tuned for the next Hyperledger webinar coming up on April 17, 2018. In this presentation, Hyperledger’s Tracy Kuhrt and David Boswell will demystify the nine different Hyperledger projects and provide pointers on how to navigate the various frameworks.

Strong growth follows second milestone launch of production ready blockchain framework, Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0

SAN FRANCISCO – (February 27, 2018) Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, announced today that 11 new organizations have joined the project. As a multi-project, multi-stakeholder effort, Hyperledger incubates nine business blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, including Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Iroha, Hyperledger Indy, Hyperledger Burrow, Hyperledger Quilt and Hyperledger Sawtooth, among others.

“It’s very gratifying to see the momentum behind Hyperledger continue in 2018, two years after the project first started,” said Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger. “The community’s development efforts have led us to release two production-ready frameworks and we’ve grown to more than 200 members in that time. Members add a great amount of value to our ecosystem and I look forward to contributions by this new set of organizations as more production deployments take shape later this year.”

Hyperledger aims to enable organizations to build robust, industry-specific applications, platforms and hardware systems to support their individual business transactions by creating enterprise-grade, open source distributed ledger frameworks and code bases. It is a global collaboration of more than 200 organizations including leaders in finance, banking, IoT, supply chain, manufacturing and technology. The latest general members are: 8Common, ArcBlock, Data Deposit Box, FORFIRM, ForgeRock, Inspur, Nexiot, ~sedna GmbH and Smart Block Laboratory.

Hyperledger supports an open community that values contributions and participation from various entities. As such, pre-approved non-profits, open source projects and government entities can join Hyperledger at no cost as Associate members. Associate members joining this month include: Peking University and ShareIT.io.

New member quotes:

8Common

“8common is very excited to join the Hyperledger family and we look forward to contributing our experience to design, develop and operationalise blockchain solutions,” said Nic Lim, Executive Chairman, 8common Limited. “Our core business, expense8, a leading government and large enterprise platform for credit card, travel and expense management in Australia, is well positioned to leverage blockchain to future proof our platform and collaborate with fellow Hyperledger members to deliver new platforms.”

ArcBlock

“Joining ​Hyperledger is a significant step for ArcBlock in making our platform enterprise-ready and accelerating our customers’ journey to production,” said Robert Mao, Founder and CEO, ArcBlock, Inc. “Our commitment to ​Hyperledger will help enterprise-grade blockchain technology adoption and will enable clients to innovate in most demanding applications through our innovative ArcBlock platform.”

Data Deposit Box

“We are very pleased to join the Hyperledger community and look forward to collaborating in our goal to deliver innovative blockchain solutions for our partners and clients worldwide,” said Tim Jewell, CEO, Data Deposit Box. “It is important to be part of such a diverse and talented community as we innovate at such a rapid pace. Our partners and clients are depending on applications to use common interfaces so they can select between blockchain service providers without the need for implementation changes. It took many years for S3 to become widely accepted as a standard interface for storage. We hope to help in the evolution of a simple blockchain service (SBS) and we know Hyperledger will be at the core.”

FORFIRM

“We are honored to become members of Hyperledger,” said Gaspare Corona, Blockchain Leader, FORFIRM. “Having actively worked with Hyperledger for some time, this decision is reflective of our desire to take our involvement to the next level and become a participant and contributor to the foundation. FORFIRM has developed a European network of blockchain specialists, working with clients across multiple industries to explore this disruptive technology and deliver it now.”

ForgeRock

“ForgeRock is delighted to join Hyperledger,” said Lasse Andresen, Chief Technology Officer, Co-founder, ForgeRock. “Hyperledger’s many strengths, such as performance, scalability, a modular architecture, and strong cryptography features provide many synergies with the ForgeRock Identity Platform’s goal to ‘connect, protect and respect’ — building trusted digital relationships with customers and the mobile devices and smart things with which they interact.”

Inspur

“As a revolutionary technology, blockchain will bring great changes to various industries and we’re excited to be part of Hyperledger,” said Mr. XiaoXue, Vice President, Inspur. “Currently, based on blockchain, Inspur is building a quality improvement ecosystem of multi-participation, connectivity and co-governance and sharing to facilitate implementation of a ‘Quality China’ Strategy.”

Nexiot

“Nexiot provides an end-to-end logistics platform that brings transparency and accountability to the supply chain. We are proud to join the Hyperledger community and see this as a significant step towards delivering blockchain enterprise-ready solutions for the logistics industry,” said Tzvetan Horozov, CTO, Nexiot. “Our technology enables a unique set of use-cases by providing real-time asset visibility, smart events processing and advanced data augmentation. We look forward to working with the diverse Hyperledger community and business partners to advance industrial process automation, technology innovation and maximize ROI.”

~sedna GmbH

“We are thrilled to become members of Hyperledger and The Linux Foundation,” said Rolf Maurer and Guido Matzer, Founders of ~sedna GmbH. “The integration of our solutions into hybrid corporate networks of things and creating stable and secure managed services for multichannel content distribution and playout including lifecycle management with p2p solutions for distributed locations is key to our future work. We are looking forward to collaborating with other members and contributing to the Hyperledger community.”

Smart Block Laboratory

“We’re thrilled to join Hyperledger and are proud to be part of this effort to create an open standard for distributed ledger technology,” said Pavel Lvov, Founder and CEO, Smart Block Laboratory. “We at Smart Block Laboratory, as a business partner of IBM, believe blockchain is the next evolution in how data will be stored and shared and we’re looking forward to working with this diverse community. Hyperledger membership will definitely provide us with the opportunity to onrush our newest CRYPTOENTER blockchain-based payment system and IoTNet platform, which is powered by Hyperledger Fabric blockchain technology.”

The call for papers is also now open for the inaugural Hyperledger Global Forum, taking place later this year, December 12-15 in Basel, Switzerland. Submit a talk today: https://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/hyperledger-global-forum-2018/program/cfp/

About Hyperledger

Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. It is a global collaboration including leaders in finance, banking, Internet of Things, supply chains, manufacturing and Technology. The Linux Foundation hosts Hyperledger under the foundation. To learn more, visit: https://www.hyperledger.org/.

blockchain

While some companies are looking at blockchain’s future impact, the technology is changing our world right now.

Influencers from around the world will gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland next week, where leaders are encouraged “to develop a shared perspective on political, economic, and social topics to embrace positive change globally.” Talks will explore free and open source tools and practices as well as the underlying technologies, and one of the hotly debated subjects will certainly be blockchain.

Blockchain technology, which encompasses smart contracts and distributed ledgers, can be used to record promises, trades, and transactions. It allows everyone in an ecosystem to keep a copy of the common system of record, and nothing can ever be erased or edited. When transactions are processed in blocks according to the ordering of a blockchain, the result is a distributed ledger.

Open source collaboration

Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. Member organizations from within finance, banking, manufacturing, and technology are helping steer the project, which aims to provide the modular components that will allow enterprises to build the solutions they need.

Headlines frequently herald how blockchain technology will revolutionize financial services markets, but blockchain will also have a transformative impact on everything from the food industry to healthcare. While some companies are looking at blockchain’s future impact, the technology is changing our world right now. According to a Forbes article, blockchain is revolutionizing contracts, payment processing, asset protection, and supply chain management. And, a market intelligence report by BIS Research reports that blockchain-driven cost savings of $30 to $40 billion per year will be achieved in trade finance.

“Blockchain has the potential to be highly transformative to any company that processes payments,” Forbes noted. “It can eliminate the need for intermediaries that are common in payment processing today.

The future is now

Meanwhile, blockchain technology is already impacting various industries. In the area of global food supply chain management, for example, Intel is collaborating with the Hyperledger community to implement a modern approach to seafood traceability. Using the Hyperledger Sawtooth framework, the seafood journey can now be recorded from ocean to table.

Dot Blockchain Media (dotBC) is using Hyperledger Sawtooth to build a music content rights registry that will help musicians express their rights  and commercialize their art in an interoperable file format. And, as reported by HealthCareITNews, Change Healthcare just launched an enterprise-scale blockchain network using distributed ledger technology. This Intelligent Healthcare Network, built on Hyperledger Fabric, allows hospitals, physicians, and payers to track the real-time status of healthcare claims, thereby providing greater transparency and efficiency.

Given the potential impact of these and other efforts, Hyperledger is likely to feature prominently in talks at Davos. According to a recent Hyperledger post: “Companies large and small, IT vendors and end-user organizations, consortiums and NGOs — everyone took notice of Hyperledger in 2017 and made moves to get involved. This was evident in the ever increasing Hyperledger membership, which nearly doubled in size.” Hyperledger now has support from 197 organizations, which will allow the project to double the resources they can apply toward building and supporting the community in 2018.

Now is a great time to find out more about blockchain and Hyperledger. Case studies, a webinar, and training resources are available from Hyperledger.org. Additionally, Hyperledger incubates and promotes a range of business blockchain technologies, including distributed ledger frameworks, smart contract engines, client libraries, utility libraries, graphical interfaces, and sample applications. You can find out more about these projects here.

blockchain

While some companies are looking at blockchain’s future impact, the technology is changing our world right now.

Influencers from around the world will gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland next week, where leaders are encouraged “to develop a shared perspective on political, economic, and social topics to embrace positive change globally.” Talks will explore free and open source tools and practices as well as the underlying technologies, and one of the hotly debated subjects will certainly be blockchain.

Blockchain technology, which encompasses smart contracts and distributed ledgers, can be used to record promises, trades, and transactions. It allows everyone in an ecosystem to keep a copy of the common system of record, and nothing can ever be erased or edited. When transactions are processed in blocks according to the ordering of a blockchain, the result is a distributed ledger.

Open source collaboration

Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. Member organizations from within finance, banking, manufacturing, and technology are helping steer the project, which aims to provide the modular components that will allow enterprises to build the solutions they need.

Headlines frequently herald how blockchain technology will revolutionize financial services markets, but blockchain will also have a transformative impact on everything from the food industry to healthcare. While some companies are looking at blockchain’s future impact, the technology is changing our world right now. According to a Forbes article, blockchain is revolutionizing contracts, payment processing, asset protection, and supply chain management. And, a market intelligence report by BIS Research reports that blockchain-driven cost savings of $30 to $40 billion per year will be achieved in trade finance.

“Blockchain has the potential to be highly transformative to any company that processes payments,” Forbes noted. “It can eliminate the need for intermediaries that are common in payment processing today.

The future is now

Meanwhile, blockchain technology is already impacting various industries. In the area of global food supply chain management, for example, Intel is collaborating with the Hyperledger community to implement a modern approach to seafood traceability. Using the Hyperledger Sawtooth framework, the seafood journey can now be recorded from ocean to table.

Dot Blockchain Media (dotBC) is using Hyperledger Sawtooth to build a music content rights registry that will help musicians express their rights  and commercialize their art in an interoperable file format. And, as reported by HealthCareITNews, Change Healthcare just launched an enterprise-scale blockchain network using distributed ledger technology. This Intelligent Healthcare Network, built on Hyperledger Fabric, allows hospitals, physicians, and payers to track the real-time status of healthcare claims, thereby providing greater transparency and efficiency.

Given the potential impact of these and other efforts, Hyperledger is likely to feature prominently in talks at Davos. According to a recent Hyperledger post: “Companies large and small, IT vendors and end-user organizations, consortiums and NGOs — everyone took notice of Hyperledger in 2017 and made moves to get involved. This was evident in the ever increasing Hyperledger membership, which nearly doubled in size.” Hyperledger now has support from 197 organizations, which will allow the project to double the resources they can apply toward building and supporting the community in 2018.

Now is a great time to find out more about blockchain and Hyperledger. Case studies, a webinar, and training resources are available from Hyperledger.org. Additionally, Hyperledger incubates and promotes a range of business blockchain technologies, including distributed ledger frameworks, smart contract engines, client libraries, utility libraries, graphical interfaces, and sample applications. You can find out more about these projects here.

1. LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen China
Developers, architects, sysadmins, DevOps experts, business leaders, and other professionals gathered in June to discuss open source technology and trends at the first-ever LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen (LC3) event in China. At the event, Linus Torvalds spoke about how Linux still surprises and motivates him.

2. Toyota Camry Will Feature Automotive Grade Linux
At Automotive Linux Summit in Japan, Dan Cauchy, Executive Director of Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), announced that Toyota has adopted the AGL platform for their next-generation infotainment system.The 2018 Camry will be the first Toyota vehicle on the market with the AGL-based system in the United States.

3. Open Source Summit Debuts
As announced at last year’s LinuxCon in Toronto, this annual event hosted by The Linux Foundation is now called Open Source Summit. It combines LinuxCon, ContainerCon, and CloudOpen conferences along with two new conferences: Open Community Conference and Diversity Empowerment Summit.

4. Joseph Gordon-Levitt at OS Summit North America
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, founder and director of the online production company HITRECORD, spoke at Open Source Summit in Los Angeles about his experiences with collaborative technologies. Gordon-Levitt shared lessons learned along with a video created through the company.

5. Diversity Empowerment Summit
Tameika Reed, founder of Women in Linux, spoke at the Diversity Empowerment Summit in Los Angeles about the need for diversity in all facets of tech, including education, training, conferences, and mentoring. The new event aims to help promote and facilitate an increase in diversity, inclusion, empowerment, and social innovation in the open source community.

6. Hyperledger Growth
Hyperledger — the largest open blockchain consortium — now includes 180 diverse organizations and has recently partnered with edX to launch an online MOOC. At Open Source Summit in Los Angeles, Executive Director Brian Behlendorf spoke with theCUBE about the project’s growth and potential to solve important problems.

7. Lyft and Uber on Stage at Open Source Summit
At Open Source Summit in Los Angeles, ride-sharing rivals Lyft and Uber appeared on stage to introduce two new projects donated to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. Chris Lambert, CTO of Lyft (on left), and Yuri Shkuro, Staff Engineer at Uber, introduced the projects, which help CNCF fill some gaps in the landscape of technologies used to adopt a cloud-native computing model.

8. Attendee Reception at Paramount Studios
The Open Source Summit North America evening reception for all attendees was held at iconic Paramount Studios in Hollywood. Attendees enjoyed a behind-the-scenes studio tour featuring authentic Paramount movie props and costumes.

9. 2017 Linux Kernel Summit and Kernel Development Report
Open source technologists gathered in the city of Prague, Czech Republic in October for Open Source Summit and Embedded Linux Conference Europe. Co-located events included MesosCon Europe, KVM Forum, and Linux Kernel Summit, where The Linux Foundation released the latest Linux Kernel Development Report highlighting some of the dedicated kernel contributors.

10. The Next Generation of Open Source Technologists
The Linux Foundation 2017 events aimed to inspire the younger generation with an interest in open source technologies through activities like Kids Day and special keynotes, such as those from 13-year-old algorithmist and cognitive developer Tanmay Bakshi, 11-year-old hacker and cybersecurity ambassador Reuben Paul (pictured here), and 15-year-old programmer and technologist Keila Banks.

You can look forward to more exciting events in 2018. Check out the newly released 2018 Events calendar and make plans now to attend or to speak at an upcoming conference.

Speaking proposals are now being accepted for the following 2018 events:

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This week in open source, blockchain technology, like that of Hyperledger, is being adopted by the insurance market, Cloud Foundry continues its steady incline of adoption, and more!

1) Blockchain tech like Hyperledger “is making inroads into the insurance sector.”

Insurance Industry Making the Leap to Blockchain– Business Insurance

2) Half of the Fortune 500 now use Cloud Foundry.

Cloud Foundry Makes its Mark on the Enterprise– TechCrunch

3) “Proprietary will have to either get on board or be left in the dust.”

Why Open Source will Overtake Proprietary Software by 2020– Computer Business Review

4) Google’s new Tensor2Tensor library aims to remove hurdles around customizing an environment to enable deep-learning models.

‘One Machine Learning Model to Rule Them All’: Google Open-Sources Tools for Simpler AI– ZDNet

5) As 5G changes the carrier landscape, technologies like OPNFV will bolster the shift

China Is Driving To 5G And IoT Through Global Collaboration– Forbes

This week in Linux and OSS news, Edward Snowden explains why he thinks proprietary software is very risky, SNAS.io Project joins The Linux Foundation, & more! Read on to stay in the open source know!

1) The infamous United States NSA hacker, Edward Snowden, was interviewed via remote video at OpenStack Summit Boston. He spoke on his personal use of technology and why that doesn’t include proprietary software.

Why Edward Snowden Loves Open Source– NetworkWorld

2) A new Linux Foundation project provides network routing topologies for software-defined applications.

Snas.io Joins The Linux Foundation’s Open-Source Project– FierceTelecom

3) Google’s “mysterious” third OS is based on a Google-developed microkernel called “Magenta”– not Linux.

Google’s “Fuchsia” Smartphone OS Dumps Linux, Has a Wild New UI– Ars Technica

4) A new software project under Hyperledger is “aimed at creating a collaboration tool for building blockchain business networks — or smart contracts — and their deployment across a distributed ledger.”

Linux Foundation to Develop Tool for Building Blockchain Business Networks– ComputerWorld

5) Speakers at NFV World Congress explain that open source is crucial to their NFV plans.

Telcos Digging In on Open Source NFV– Light Reading

This week in open source and Linux news, Cloud Foundry releases its new certification program for developers, Google creates a new home-base for its open source initiatives, and more! Read on to stay in the open source loop!

1) Cloud Foundry launches “the world’s largest cloud-native developer certification initiative.”

Cloud Foundry Launches its Developer Certification Program– TechCrunch

2) Google has launched opensource.google.com

Google Builds New Home For Everything Open Source– CIO Dive

3) Hyperledger Executive Director Brian Behlendorf talks about the “possibilities blockchain offers for transparent, efficient and quickly executed transactions” in this interview.

Hyperledger Chief: Live Blockchain Solutions in Trade Finance This Year– Global Trade Review

4) AT&T continues long history of open source involvement with new Linux Foundation membership.

AT&T Takes Up Membership in The Linux Foundation, Furthers Open Source Efforts– Fierce Telecom

5) Attackers have been targeting developers present on GitHub since January.

Open-Source Developers Targeted in Sophisticated Malware Attack– PCWorld