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  • Intel Media Linux Driver Q1-2020 Released With Tiger Lake Features, Better VP9 Encode

    Intel's open-source multimedia crew has released their Media Driver Q1'2020 build for Linux users. This Intel Media driver is what provides Video Acceleration API (VA-API) capabilities for Intel GPU-based video encode/decode for Broadwell through next-gen Tiger Lake.

    The Intel Media Driver Q1-2020 release has continued its bring-up of Tiger Lake. New features for Tiger Lake that are now exposed on the video front are HEVC SCC (Screen Content Coding) decode, better robustness, enhanced tile mode support, and other changes.

  • Linux Foundation, LF Networking, and LF Edge Announce Rescheduled Dates and Full Agenda for Open Networking & Edge Summit North America 2020

    The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, along with co-hosts LF Networking, the umbrella organization fostering collaboration and innovation across the entire open networking stack, and LF Edge, the umbrella organization building an open source framework for the edge, announced today the rescheduled event dates for Open Networking & Edge Summit North America (ONES, formerly Open Networking Summit) and the complete session line-up.

    ONES North America 2020 will take place September 28-30 at the JW Marriott LA Live in Los Angeles, California. The summit line-up features prominent speakers from AT&T, eBay, Ericsson, Huawei Technologies, Rancher Labs, Red Hat, Toyota Motor Corporation, Verizon, VMware, Wells Fargo, Yelp, and more. The full event agenda is available here.

  • 'State of the Edge,' the Project to Define Edge Computing, Now Part of Linux Foundation

    LF Edge, the edge-focused project that the Linux Foundation started early last year, is growing. On Wednesday, State of the Edge, an open project to define, explain, and quantify an edge computing ecosystem, officially became part of LF Edge. The Open Glossary of Edge Computing, which had been a stand-alone project within LF Edge, is getting rolled into State of the Edge.

  • Fintech Open Source Foundation Joins Linux Foundation to Expand and Accelerate Development Across Financial Services

    The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open collaboration, and the Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate adoption of open source software, standards and best practices in financial services, today announced that FINOS will become a Linux Foundation organization. To enable this effort, the Linux Foundation has agreed to acquire the FINOS operating assets.

    The Linux Foundation will position FINOS as its umbrella project through which to advance further development of open source and standards within the financial services industry. The FINOS team, led by Executive Director Gabriele Columbro, will join the Linux Foundation. Columbro will continue in his role.

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  • Linux Foundation Acquires FINOS

    Linux Foundation has acquired the Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS). As part of the collaboration, Linux Foundation will position FINOS as its umbrella project through which to advance further development of open source and standards within the financial services industry.

  • Open-Source Mapping Platform Mapzen To Be Hosted By UCF

    The Urban Computing Foundation (UCF) has announced plans to host and govern the popular mapping platform Mapzen. Mapzen was originally created in 2013 and became a Linux Foundation project in January 2019.

  • VMware Exec Fazzone Named CFF Board Chairman

    As the Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF) sees leadership changes at the top, it’s not just about Abby Kearns moving on to another executive position and CTO Chip Childers stepping into the executive director role. Paul Fazzone, SVP Tanzu R&D at VMware, has also been named Chairman of the Board of Directors.

  • Argo Moves Into CNCF Incubator

    The Argo Project, a set of Kubernetes-native tools for running and managing jobs and applications on Kubernetes, has been accepted into the CNCF incubator.

    The CNCF Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted to accept Argo as an incubation-level hosted project.

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