This week in Linux and OSS news, Steven J. Vaughn-Nichols explains why Linux is forcing Windows to up its gaming game, blockchain is especially important in the current sociopolitical climate, and more! Read on to keep on top of the most important tech stories.
1) Linux can take some credit for improving Windows gaming, writes Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
2) The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation to begin using The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project.
3) It’s the “impact of blockchain on […] finance and business that’s fostering innovation and opportunities for her company and clients.”
Why IBM CEO Ginni Rometty Believes in Blockchain– brandchannel
4) A hacker has published an open source tool for helping admins strengthen their network security.
5) “Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux is evolving into a credible alternative to running Linux inside Windows on VMs.”
This week in Linux and open source headlines, Canonical’s Mark Shuttleworth opens up about spawning new opportunities with the interoperability of various areas of OSS, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols urges the Linux community to roll up their sleeves in 2017, and more! Read on to stay on the forefront of open source news:
1) “When sensors, data, machine learning and the cloud collide, new kinds of opportunity can emerge.”
Open Source Pioneer Mark Shuttleworth Says Smart “Edge’ Devices Spawn Business Models– The Wall Street Journal
2) Linux turned 25 last year– but that doesn’t mean OSS is done proving itself.
3) “Endless is launching its first products designed specifically for the United States.”
4) The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project has formed a new working group to reach out to Chinese members, which make up over a quarter or their base.
5) “AT&T is an open-source software company now — I just have to pinch myself.” said Jim Zemlin at CES.