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Apple Is Fighting A Secret War To Keep You From Repairing Your Phone

Damon Beres and Andy Campbell | Huffington Post | June 9, 2016

Your shiny new iPad Pro is on the fritz. The touchscreen is cracked and isn’t working properly. You could take it to an affordable local repair shop, but mom and pop may not know how to heat up the glass ​just enough to separate the LCD from the rest of the device — it’s a complicated process that involves an acute understanding of the tablet’s insides. Once they’ve cracked open the iPad, they may not even know what to do to replace each component...

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Releases Open-Source Software to Support Efforts that Expand Access to Financial Services in Developing Countries

Press Release | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | October 16, 2017

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today released a new open-source software for creating payment platforms that will help unbanked people around the world access digital financial services. The software is designed to provide a reference model for payment interoperability between banks and other providers across a country’s economy. It is available now, free-of-cost, for software developers to adapt and banks, financial service providers and companies to implement. Information on the code can be found at mojaloop.io...

Dell EMC to Join Open Source OpenSDS Project to Advance Storage Interoperability, Contribute Code

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | December 19, 2016

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today welcomed Dell EMC to the OpenSDS Project. The OpenSDS community is forming to address software-defined storage integration challenges with the goal of driving enterprise adoption of open standards. As part of its support for the open source project, Dell EMC is also contributing its first project to OpenSDS, the CoprHD SouthBound SDK (SB SDK), to help promote storage interoperability and compatibility...

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Heartbleed-Weary Tech Firms Show OpenSSL A Little Love

Erika Morphy | Linux Insider | May 30, 2014

A new attack vector has been identified, causing renewed distress over the difficulty of coming up with a Heartbleed cure. Coincidentally, the latest threat information comes just as a group of tech companies announced a new effort to shore up OpenSSL security...

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Is India A Low-Cost High-Quality Smartphone Market?

Rashi Varshney | Light Reading India | October 6, 2014

While smartphone penetration across the globe is booming, India seems to be emerging as a hot spot of low-cost-high-quality smartphones, with smartphone vendors rushing to the country in a big way to join the race. Most recently, Internet giant Google rolled out Android One phones in India- Karbonn Sparkle V, Micromax Canvas A1, and Spice Dream UNO, priced at Rs 6,399...

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The Escalating US-China Spying War Is McKinsey’s Loss And Huawei’s Gain

Heather Timmons | Quartz | May 26, 2014

US consultants may be the next victim of the US and China’s escalating battle over cyber-spying. Chinese officials have asked state-owned enterprises to stop employing US consulting companies, the Financial Times reported (paywall), because of fears they are reporting company secrets to the US government...

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The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative Announces New Backers, First Projects To Receive Support And Advisory Board Members

Press Release | The Linux Foundation, The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) | May 29, 2014

The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project hosted by The Linux Foundation that enables technology companies, industry stakeholders and esteemed developers to collaboratively identify and fund open source projects that are in need of assistance, today announced five new backers, the first projects to receive funding from the Initiative and the Advisory Board members who will help identify critical infrastructure projects most in need of support...

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Top 10 FOSS Legal Stories in 2016

The year 2016 resulted in several important developments that affect the FOSS ecosystem. While they are not strictly "legal developments" they are important for the community. For one, Eben Moglen, the general counsel of the Free Software Foundation, stepped down. Eben has been a leader on FOSS legal issues since the late 1990s and has been critical to the success of the FOSS movement. The FOSS community owes him a huge debt of gratitude, and I expect that he will continue to be active in the FOSS community. The success of FOSS adoption was dramatically illustrated when Microsoft joined the Linux Foundation and summarized in the article, Open Source Won. So, Now What? in Wired magazine...

What's At Stake For Google & Android In Rockstar's Patent Lawsuit

Dan Rowinski | ReadWrite | November 4, 2013

Google’s Android operating system may be the rock star of mobile world, but it has another group of rock stars that are trying to knock it from its perch. Read More »

ZTE Finds Firefox OS Faring Better In Emerging Markets Than The US

Agam Shah | PC World | October 27, 2014

ZTE has found that smartphones with the Firefox OS are doing well in developing countries but not in the U.S., where the company is taking a multipronged mobile OS approach...

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ContainerCon North America

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 22, 2016 - 9:30am - August 24, 2016 - 11:30pm
Location: 
Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, ON M5J 1A6
Canada

Linux has been at the center of this with advancements in nearly every aspect of virtualization with Linux containers being the most recent disruptive technology. The Linux Foundation is launching a new conference called ContainerCon to bring together leading contributors in Linux containers, the Linux kernel, and related projects to forge a path to continued innovation and education. Linux containers are disrupting traditional application development and virtualization models; enabling businesses to explore new, improved methods of deploying their services and products...

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LinuxCon North America

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 22, 2016 - 9:30am - August 24, 2016 - 11:30pm
Location: 
Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, ON M5J 1A6
Canada

LinuxCon is the place to learn from the best and the brightest, delivering content from the leading maintainers, developers and project leads in the Linux community and from around the world. There's simply no other event in North America where developers, sys admins, architects and all types and levels of technical talent gather together under one roof for education, collaboration and problem-solving to further the Linux platform...

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