Terraform fork named OpenToFu and hosted by Linux Foundation
Terraform now has a valid open-source alternative guaranteed by the Linux Foundation.
The open-source community was on the alert five weeks ago when HashiCorp announced that it was changing the license for Terraform from an MPL 2.0 license to a business license. Which means this software is no l... Read more
Unified Acceleration Foundation (UXL) gives oneAPI a boost, and more governance
Arm, Fujitsu, Google Cloud, Imagination Technologies, Intel, Qualcomm, and Samsung participate in new Unified Acceleration Foundation. Together, they should make it easier for applications to perform optimally in heterogeneous environments.
One of the more important announcements at this week's ... Read more
Open Source Summit Europe 2023: Defined structures & diversified industries
The Basque city of Bilbao played host to the Linux Foundation's Open Source Summit Europe 2023 this September. While the mainstage keynotes are designed to inspire and provide a big-picture state-of-the-nation address, it is often the member sessions and breakouts that offer some of the grittier mo... Read more
Open-source developers can get started on edge projects, ML and AI
The Linux Foundation is releasing solutions focused on edge infrastructure and the energy sector. It also announces collaborations around machine learning and AI with Fujitsu and ETSI.
The Linux Foundation's Open Source Summit Europe 2023 brings innovations to the open-source community.
The ... Read more
Linux Foundation working on RISC-V Software Ecosystem (RISE)
The Linux Foundation is working on RISE, a software ecosystem for RISC-V software. The goal entails expediting the availability of software for powerful and energy-efficient RISC-V cores. This enables the running of advanced operating systems across various market segments. A stellar group of found... Read more
Linux Foundation launches new projects and events
The Linux Foundation is not resting on its laurels. In addition to welcoming 100 new members, the organization is picking KubeCon/CloudNativeCon to make a number of announcements.
KubeCon/CloudNativeCon is currently taking place at the RAI Amsterdam. This gathering is organized every six months ... Read more
GSMA introduces API toolkit for applications
Telecom industry association GSMA presented the Open Gateway toolkit during MWC 2023. The toolkit allows developers on open standards to more easily build and deploy applications to multiple operator telecom networks.
As the underlying open technology, the API toolkit uses CAMARA, an open-source... Read more
Linux Foundation unveils Open Metaverse Foundation
The Linux Foundation has founded the Open Metaverse Foundation (OMF) to help different industries collaborate on open-source software and standards for a metaverse that is inclusive, global, vendor-neutral and scalable.
“The Metaverse brings exciting possibilities in revolutionizing the way we... Read more
AWS, Meta, Microsoft and TomTom want to democratize map data
The Linux Foundation is collaborating with AWS, Meta, Microsoft and TomTom to make quality open map data available for free.
According to the organizations, the availability of map data is currently limited. "Sourcing and curating high-quality, current, and comprehensive data from disparate sou... Read more
Telco providers collaborate on universal cloud software framework
Five major telecom providers will collaborate on interoperable cloud solutions for the telecom industry.
The initiative was dubbed Project Sylva. The project will be hosted by the Linux Foundation. Project Sylva consists of a collaboration among five major European telecom providers: Telefonica... Read more