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The Linux Foundation Launches Research Division to Explore Open Source Ecosystems and Impact

The Linux Foundation has announced a research arm whose mission is to broaden understanding of open source projects, ecosystem dynamics and impact, the organization said. “Through a series of research projects and related content, Linux Foundation Research will leverage the Linux Foundation’s vast repository of data, tools, and communities across industry verticals and technology horizontals. The […]

CHIPS Alliance Appoints Rob Mains as Executive Director

February 11, 2021 — CHIPS Alliance, a consortium advancing common and open hardware for interfaces, processors and systems, today announced the appointment of Rob Mains as the organization’s executive director. Mains has more than 35 years of experience in software engineering and development, with 25 years of experience as an EDA software architect focused on […]

A2I POWER Processor Core Contributed to OpenPOWER Community

The IBM-led OpenPOWER Foundation announced the contribution of the IBM A2I POWER processor core design and associated FPGA environment to the open source ecosystem. The release, which took place today at the Linux Foundation Open Source Summit, follows the opening of the POWER Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) last August and is intended to enable the […]

OpenHPC Establishes Leadership & Releases Initial Software Stack

Today the Linux Foundation announced a set of technical, leadership and member investment milestones for OpenHPC, a Linux Foundation project to develop an open source framework for High Performance Computing environments. “The OpenHPC community has quickly paved a path of collaborative development that is highly inclusive of stakeholders invested in HPC-optimized software,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director, The Linux Foundation. “To see OpenHPC members include the world’s leading computing labs, universities, and hardware experts, illustrates how open source unites the world’s leading technologists to share technology investments that will shape the next 30+ years of computing.”