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The Linux Foundation launches a deep learning foundation

Despite its name, the Linux Foundation has long been about more than just Linux. These days, it’s a foundation that provides support to other open source foundations and projects like Cloud Fou

Hyperledger releases Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0, its second distributed ledger project

Hyperledger, the open source blockchain project from the Linux Foundation, released Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0, its latest open source digital ledger project. Sawtooth joins its sister project, Hyperled

AT&T and Tech Mahindra launch open source AI project

While its name still implies a focus on the Linux kernel, the Linux Foundation has long become a service organization that helps other open source groups run their own foundations and projects (think

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds two security projects to its open source stable

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is probably best known for being the home of the Kubernetes container orchestration project, but there plenty of other projects that now fall under the or

IBM unveils Blockchain as a Service based on open source Hyperledger Fabric technology

IBM unveiled its “Blockchain as a Service” today, which is based on the open source Hyperledger Fabric, version 1.0 from The Linux Foundation. IBM Blockchain is a public cloud service

Open source and coopetition are the new normal

In a month of unexpected outcomes, we have also seen some tech partnership announcements, ones we thought we might never see. In fact, just this week we witnessed Microsoft joining the Linux foundatio

Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation

How is this for a surprise: Microsoft today announced that it is joining the Linux Foundation as a high-paying Platinum member. “This may come as a surprise to you, but they were not big fans,&

Linux Foundation Launches Open Mainframe Project

It’s 2015 and you might think of the mainframe as a vestige of an earlier computing era, but these mega machines still play a role inside large institutions running intensive workloads. And

Seagate, Toshiba, Scality And Others Launch Kinetic Open Storage Platform For Smart, Low-Overhead Cloud Object Storage

Two years ago, Seagate debuted a new technology for hard drives that essentially gives applications direct access to some of its drives over an Ethernet connection to store objects using key-value pai

PLUMgrid Partners With Linux Foundation To Open-Source Its IO Visor Project

The Linux Foundation and PLUMgrid today announced an alliance of hardware manufacturers, Linux distribution vendors and others that aims to advance Linux networking and virtualization for modern data

Open Container Initiative Gains Momentum As AT&T, Oracle, Twitter And Others Join

A month ago, Docker and the Linux Foundation announced the Open Container Project at Docker's developer conference. Now called the Open Container Initiative, the project is seeing rapid growth, as the

Docker, CoreOS, Google, Microsoft, Amazon And Others Come Together To Develop Common Container Standard

Docker, CoreOS, Google, Microsoft and Amazon are now working on a new standard for software containers with the help of the Linux Foundation. Other members of this coalition include Apcera, Cisco, EMC

Spoof Video Symbolizes The Energy And Brashness Of OpenStack, A Rising Cloud Power

At the <a target="_blank" href="https://www.openstack.org/summit/">OpenStack Summit</a> last week, Tuesday's keynote opened with <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dopenstack.com/">Dope'n'Stack

Xen Moving To The Linux Foundation

The Xen project celebrates its 10th anniversary this week. It's also moving to a new home at The Linux Foundation as a Collaborative Project. Just like the Linux kernel, Xen enjoys contributions from

Coming To A Car Near You: Linux Goes Automotive, Signs Up Harman, Intel, Toyota, Samsung’s Tizen, More

If, one day, we really are all going to be carted around in <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/07/google-cars-300000-miles-without-accident/">driverless cars from the likes of Google </a>and

Open Source in Action: LinuxCon 2012

I participated in a panel discussion at LinuxCon today with other journalists who cover Linux and open source goings-on, including our own <a target="_blank" href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/autho

LinuxCon 2012: OpenStack and Open Clouds

At LinuxCon and CloudOpen this week, attendees are being bombarded with cloud, cloud, cloud. Most of the cloud goings-on revolve around OpenStack, the open source infrastructure-as-a-service project s

The State Of Linux — How Even Apple Is Going Open Source

Big business is calling - and they want to talk about Linux. Linux is evolving now that the cloud is here and much of it is built on open source. Big business gets that and they want to get on the

Twitter Joining the Linux Foundation

The overwhelming majority of web-based services today rely on Linux. More and more of these companies are joining the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/linux-foundation">Linu

Samsung Joins The Linux Foundation

Samsung, the world's leading producer of mobile phones, on Tuesday became a Platinum member of the Linux Foundation. Just the seventh company to join at the Platinum level, Samsung will now have a sea
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