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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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Apple, Microsoft, VMware: Everyone's Building Open-Source Software

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | August 29, 2012

In the opening keynote at LinuxCon, Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin observed that open source is now key to how all companies use to develop software—and yes he meant Apple, Microsoft, and VMware as well.
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Intel Uses Open-Source, OpenStack Cloud to Its Advantage

Sean Michael Kerner | eWeek | September 19, 2013

At LinuxCon, Dirk Hohndel, Intel's chief Linux and open-source technologist, explains why Intel is invested in open source and what his company is doing with the OpenStack cloud.

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Intel: The year of the Linux desktop is here

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZD Net | September 20, 2013

LinuxCon keynote sessions were kicked off by Intel Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist and Linux kernel developer Dirk Hohndel who said that client computing today is mostly Linux. Read More »

Is Auto The Next Android?

Dave Gruber | Open Source Delivers | September 25, 2012

But the auto industry has a big challenge. While consumer electronics (CE), like smartphones, have development cycles  as short as three months, automotive IVI development cycles are commonly three years or more. This leaves the auto manufacturers  chasing the CE industry, constantly struggling to deliver and keep up.

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Jono Bacon's Top Open Source Conference Picks for 2017

Many of you reading this will be fans of open source who would love to get out and meet open source leaders, companies, and users at conferences. With most of us having to prioritize conferences either due to budgetary or family reasons (or both), knowing which events we should prioritize can be difficult. I have spent my career treading the boards from conference to conference all over the world, so I figured I would share some of the conferences that I would heartily recommend for 2017...

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 Foundation To Host CloudOpen To Mitigate Open Source Cloud War

Paula Rooney | ZDNet | April 25, 2012

The Linux Foundation will host CloudOpen later this summer for backers and supporters of OpenStack, CloudStack and other open source cloud related projects. It will run parallel with LinuxCon NA in late August in San Diego. Read More »

Major Upcoming Open Source & Health IT Conferences

There are a number of major upcoming conferences and events related to Open Source & Health IT our readers ought to follow or attend over this next month, e.g. OSEHRA Summit, Open Hardware Summit, Consumer Health IT Summit, LinuxCon North America, FOSS4G, Health 2.0, and more. Read More »

Open Prosthetics Founder: Challenges Ahead For Open Source Medical Devices

Libby Clark | | August 6, 2014

Before he lost his arm serving as a Marine in Iraq in 2005, Jonathan Kuniholm was pursuing a PhD in biomedical engineering. Now as a founder and president of the Open Prosthetics Project Kuniholm is working to make advanced, inexpensive prosthetics available to amputees around the globe through the creation and sharing of open source hardware designs...

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Open Source Summit 2017 Combines LinuxCon and Three Other Events

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | November 17, 2016

The Linux Foundation today announced it will combine LinuxCon with two other events and a brand new Community Leadership Conference in 2017. Now called Open Source Summit, the event will bring LinuxCon, CloudOpen, and ContainerCon together under one umbrella and in three locations: North America, Europe, and Japan. The Community Leadership Conference, led by community-building expert and consultant Jono Bacon, will also join the Open Source Summit in North America and Europe...

Open Source Thrives in Asia

Kirsten Newcomer | Open Source Delivers | June 13, 2012

The [LinuxCon Japan] conference was truly an excellent experience. It’s great to see the tremendous energy around FOSS here in Japan. There’s no question that Asian companies are taking full advantage of the innovation and game-changing opportunities that FOSS creates. Read More »

The Linux Foundation Announces 2017 Events Schedule

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | December 6, 2016

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today announced its 2017 events schedule. Linux Foundation events are where the creators, maintainers and practitioners of the world's most important open source projects meet. Linux Foundation events in 2016 attracted over 20,000 developers, maintainers, sysadmins, thought leaders, business executives and other industry professionals from more than 4,000 organizations across 85 countries...

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The Linux Foundation's LinuxCon, CloudOpen Conferences are Approaching

Sam Dean | OStatic | July 6, 2012

If you're looking for a good way to close out the summer on a high note, keep in mind that the LinuxCon and CloudOpen conferences are taking place together in San Diego, Calif., August 29-31. And, The Linux Foundation has finalized the complete programs and keynote confirmations for the events. Here are the details on what looks like a good time if you're into Linux and the cloud. Read More »

To Master Tech You Must Master Software - And Open Source - Even If You're Apple

Jim Zemlin | | September 26, 2012

But there is a corollary: To master technology you must master open source. The real leaders in tech are understanding that to go it alone and develop software in a company cloister is foolish, expensive and time intensive.
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