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Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetApp, Rackspace, VMware And The Linux Foundation Form New Initiative To Support Critical Open Source Projects

Press Release | The Linux Foundation, Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetApp, Rackspace, VMware | April 24, 2014

The Linux Foundation today announced it has formed a new project to fund and support critical elements of the global information infrastructure. The Core Infrastructure Initiative enables technology companies to collaboratively identify and fund open source projects that are in need of assistance, while allowing the developers to continue their work under the community norms that have made open source so successful.

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Automotive Grade Linux Delivers Open Automotive Software Stack For The Connected Car

Press Release | Automotive Grade Linux | June 30, 2014

Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative open source project developing a common, Linux-based software stack for the connected car, today announced that its first open source software release is available for download, bringing the industry one step closer to achieving a standard Linux-based software platform for the connected car...

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Brazilian Developer Hacks Health Care With BeagleBoard And Android

Libby Clark | Linux.com | November 20, 2012

A few years ago, Brazilian developer Daniel Neis Araujo couldn’t imagine building open source health care equipment that could compete with traditional and respected proprietary solutions. But recent advances in Linux and the open hardware movement have allowed a faster development pace and a lower cost of entry for startups in the telemedicine field, in particular, he said. Read More »

Change Healthcare Introduces Enterprise Blockchain for Healthcare

Press Release | Change Healthcare | September 25, 2017

Change Healthcare today announced the launch of the first blockchain solution for enterprise-scale use in healthcare, enabling payers and providers to boost revenue cycle efficiency, improve real-time analytics, cut costs, and create innovative new services. As one of the largest independent healthcare IT companies in the United States, Change Healthcare services customers across the continuum of care, using its Intelligent Healthcare Network™ to process 12 billion healthcare-related transactions covering over $2.0 trillion in claims annually...

Daimler Advances Connected Car Technology through Open Source and Automotive Grade Linux

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | January 5, 2016

CES – Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative open source project developing a Linux-based, open platform for the connected car, today announced that Daimler is joining The Linux Foundation and Automotive Grade Linux. Daimler is the tenth automaker to join AGL and will actively contribute to developing the Unified Code Base (UCB), AGL's connected car platform. The third version of the UCB was recently released and is on display at CES 2017 in the AGL Demo Suite at the Bellagio Hotel...

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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Global Enterprises Increase Linux Adoption in Critical Growth Areas Including Cloud Computing

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | March 26, 2013

Annual survey of world’s largest enterprise Linux users shows strong and consistent growth due to demand for supporting cloud initiatives, Greenfield deployments and mission-critical workloads Read More »

Hart Invests in Open Source Development With Linux Foundation Gold Membership

Press Release | The Linux Foundation, Hart | February 14, 2017

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today announced Hart has become a Gold member of The Linux Foundation. Hart develops HartOS, an API platform that allows healthcare providers and their vendors and partners to use health data from multiple computer systems in a HIPAA-compliant manner to provide rich digital experiences. These may include medical records, hospital information, radiology information, laboratory information, picture archiving, emergency department and other systems...

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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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Hyperledger Hits 100 Member Milestone

Press Release | Hyperledger Project | November 30, 2016

Hyperledger Project, a collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, announced today that it has hit a major milestone of 100 active members. Six new organizations have joined the project to help create an open standard for distributed ledgers for a new generation of transactional applications. Hyperledger aims to enable organizations to build robust, industry-specific applications, platforms and hardware systems to support their individual business transactions by creating an enterprise grade, open source distributed ledger framework and code base...

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Linux 2017: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZD Net | January 4, 2017

In 2016, Linux turned 25. When it began, it was a student project. Today, Linux runs everything. From smartphones to supercomputers to web servers to clouds to the car, it's all Linux, all the time. Even the one exception, the end-user, is moving to Linux. Android is now the most popular end-user opearating system. In addition, Chromebooks are becoming more popular. Indeed, even traditional Linux desktops such as Fedora, openSUSE, Mint, and Ubuntu are finally gaining traction. Heck, my TechRepublic Linux buddy Jack Wallen even predicts that "Linux [desktop] market share will finally breach the 5-percent mark"...

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Linux Foundation Expands Management Team To Respond To Growth

Press Release | Linux Foundation | December 4, 2014

IoT, Finance, Communications and Technical Talent Added to Manage Demand for Open Source Software...

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Linux Foundation Releases Business Open Source Basics eBook

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZD Net | February 15, 2017

Want to know how your business can get the most from open source? This free ebook can help. Developers know that open source is great. Even Microsoft is now on the open-source bandwagon. But, outside of the IT department, many companies don't understand why and how open source can help their businesses. The Linux Foundation has the answers you need in its new free Open Source Software Basics ebook. "Organizations have begun to realize that as they adopt more open-source software, they need to establish processes for everything from selecting software -- to deploying it, to ensuring license compliance," said Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin at the Open Source Leadership Summit in Lake Tahoe, Calif.

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Linux Foundation Releases Program For LinuxCon And CloudOpen North America

Press Release | LinuxCon, CloudOpen | June 4, 2014

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the schedule and program for LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America, taking place August 20-22, 2014 in Chicago, IL...

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Linux Popularity Sparks Salary Jump

Joseph Walker | The Wall Street Journal | February 10, 2012

Companies adopting the free, open-source Linux operating system are having trouble finding developers and system administrators skilled in Linux, according to a new survey to be released next week. The tight job market has driven up salaries and bonuses and prompted companies to increase their training and outreach to meet recruiting needs, the survey finds.

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