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Linux 4.19-rc4 released, an apology, and a maintainership note
Linus Torvalds: I am going to take time off and get some assistance on how to understand people’s emotions and respond appropriately. (Sep 16, 2018)

Linus Torvalds: Open Source Is The Way To Combat Software Complexity
eWEEK: At the Open Source Summit, Linus Torvalds the creator of Linux talks about the Linux development process, security challenges and why hardware performance declines are a good thing for software development. (Aug 31, 2018)

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Cloudflare Secures Time With Roughtime Protocol Service
(Sep 21, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: As part of its Crypto Week series of announcements, Cloudflare debuts a new service to help organizations cryptographically secure time.

After Years of Abusive E-mails, the Creator of Linux Steps Aside
(Sep 20, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

New Yorker: After years of verbally abusing programmers who contribute to the Linux operating-system kernel he created, the celebrated coder Linus Torvalds is stepping aside and says he is getting help.

Red Hat CEO Optimistic About OpenShift 4.0 as RHEL Lags
(Sep 20, 2018, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: Red Hat reports second quarter revenue of $823M, as interest in container technology continues to grow.

Kong 1.0 Debuts Providing Open Source API Platform for Cloud Native Applications
(Sep 18, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseAppsToday: APIs are the cornerstone of modern applications.

The IT Security Mistakes that Led to the Equifax Breach
(Sep 18, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Patching failures alone didn't lead to the massive data breach at Equifax. Here are a half-dozen other mistakes that Equifax made that IT security teams should learn from.

Torvalds Steps Back From Linux Kernel 4.19 Leadership
(Sep 17, 2018, 08:39) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Founder of Linux steps away from maintaining the upcoming Linux 4.19 release in order to work on himself and improve his own tooling.

Freespire Linux: A Great Desktop for the Open Source Purist
(Sep 17, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: Freespire developers have gone to great lengths to make this pure open source distribution a treat to use.

The Linux Kernel Has Grown By 225k Lines of Code So Far This Year From 3.3k Developers
(Sep 17, 2018, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: So far this year there has been 49,647 commits that added 2,229,836 lines of code while dropping 2,004,759 lines of code.

Initial Flatpak support arrives for Windows Subsystem for Linux
(Sep 17, 2018, 04:00) (1 talkbacks)

Alexander Larsson, the lead developer and creator of the Flatpak package system, has announced that the software works on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

Linux 4.19-rc4 released, an apology, and a maintainership note
(Sep 16, 2018, 18:30) (1 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: I am going to take time off and get some assistance on how to understand people’s emotions and respond appropriately.

How Kubernetes' Founder is Building an Un-Distribution at Heptio
(Sep 14, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: In a video interview, Beda explains how Heptio has developed what the company refers to as a "un-distribution" of Kubernetes, in addition to a series Joe Bedaof different open source efforts.

OpenDaylight Advances Open Source Software Defined Networking in Fluorine Release
(Sep 13, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Ninth release of Linux Foundation's SDN effort improves security, service function chaining and IP transport.

Tragedy of the Commons Clause
(Sep 13, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Red Monk: For those who would develop software and sell it, open source is something of a conundrum.

Open Source Eases AT&T’s Technical Burden
(Sep 13, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

SDXcentral: If you want to get AT&T’s attention, you better be ready to speak open source.

Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.3 Adds Improved UI, Scalability Features
(Sep 12, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The Ansible Tower IT automation platform is being extended by Red Hat with new scalability improvements and enhanced customization options.

Corelight Expands Network Security Platform With Virtual Edition
(Sep 11, 2018, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Corelight raises new funding to help grow its network security framework, which is based on the open-source Bro project.

5 Tips for Managing Privileged Access
(Sep 07, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Some accounts are more valuable than others. Privileged access management (PAM) can help secure them.

Linus Torvalds Books the Wrong Flight and They Decide to Move the Entire Conference
(Sep 06, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Kernel Summit: Last Friday (just before Labor Day) I learned that Linus had gotten confused about when and where the Maintainer's Summit was going to be held this year.

Firefox 62 Improves CSS Support for Developers, Fixes Bugs
(Sep 06, 2018, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Mozilla's latest web browser release provides new web standards support for developers, speed improvements on Windows and patches for nine security issues.

Understanding the State of Container Networking
(Sep 05, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Containers have revolutionized the way applications are developed and deployed, but what about the network?

How the Department of Defense Is Using Open Source
(Sep 05, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: At the Open Source Summit, Jordan Kasper of the Defense Digital Service outlined why it makes sense for the Department of Defense and other U.S. government agencies to embrace the open-source model.

Linux 4.19 rc2
(Sep 04, 2018, 05:41) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: As usual, the rc2 release is pretty small.

Linus Torvalds: Open Source Is The Way To Combat Software Complexity
(Aug 31, 2018, 16:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: At the Open Source Summit, Linus Torvalds the creator of Linux talks about the Linux development process, security challenges and why hardware performance declines are a good thing for software development.

Mainframes Get GUI, With Zowe Project
(Aug 31, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: John Merton Director of Program Management at the Open Mainframe project announces the new Zowe project.

The Linux Foundation Set To Improve Open-Source Code Security
(Aug 31, 2018, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Linux Foundation explains how the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) for improving open-source code security is moving forward.

Linux Foundation on Track for Best Year Ever as Open Source Dominates
(Aug 30, 2018, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: Linux and the open source ecosystem that surrounds it continue to do well

Linux Kernel Developer Criticizes Intel for Meltdown Spectre Response
(Aug 30, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: At the Open Source Summit North America, one of the world's leading Linux kernel developers took issue with Intel's initial disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities.

Kubernetes Development Infrastructure Moving Out of Google Control
(Aug 29, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: At the Open Source Summit, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation announces a new project and big move for Kubernetes.

How Canonical is Improving Ubuntu Linux Security
(Aug 29, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical and Ubuntu Linux discusses a recent cryptojacking attack and efforts his company is taking to secure users and applications.

Fortnite Installer Vulnerabilities Highlight Mobile App Store Risks
(Aug 27, 2018, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: A new type of mobile attack known as Man-in-The-Disk could leave Android users at risk, especially if the apps they are using are not coming from Google Play.

Linux 4.19 rc1
(Aug 27, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: This was a fairly frustrating merge window, partly because 4.19 looks to be a pretty big release

Open Metrics Project Comes to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation
(Aug 21, 2018, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is expanding its roster, announcing that it has accepted the Open Metrics project as a Sandbox effort.

Windows 10 Linux Distribution Overload? We have just the thing
(Aug 21, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Register: Processes, Services, Installations: One UI to rule them all. Almost.

Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst on strategy and culture
(Aug 21, 2018, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

ITwire: Red Hat is a successful, public open source software company. It’s the first open source company to crack US$1 billion in revenue and is closing in on US$3 billion. Here is some advice from the chief executive for your own business.

Password Safe is a KeePass-Compatible Password Manager for Linux
(Aug 21, 2018, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

OMGUbuntu: A promising new GTK Keepass client

The Chromebook Grows Up
(Aug 20, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: Android apps meet the desktop in the Chromebook.

Linux 4.19 Had A Very Exciting First Week Of New Features
(Aug 20, 2018, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The Linux 4.19 kernel merge window opened one week ago and there's been a lot of new features and improvements to be merged during this front-half of the merge period.

Oracle Open-Sources GraphPipe to Support ML Development
(Aug 20, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Oracle announced that it has open-sourced GraphPipe to enhance machine learning applications.

Aqua Security Releases Open-Source Kube-Hunter Container Security Tool
(Aug 20, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: New tool aims to help organizations conduct penetration tests against Kubernetes container orchestration system clusters, to help identify and improve cyber-security issues.

Researchers Reveal Security Vulnerabilities in Tracking Apps
(Aug 15, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: At Defcon, security researchers revealed 37 new vulnerabilities in tracking apps that could have enabled attackers to steal information and track users.

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