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This Week in Open Source News: GitHub Speaks to Tech Industry Shifts, Hyperledger's Growth Shows Growing Importance of Blockchain, & More

By 2016-09-168月 22nd, 2017Blog

This week in Linux and OSS news, GitHub CEO shares thoughts on tech industry’s heavyweights shifting to Linux, National Law Review spotlights Hyperledger, and more! Read on to get caught up on this week’s top Linux and open source headlines.



GitHub CEO Chris Wanstrath speaks about how tech industry heavyweights are “no longer opposed to open source software” and why.

1) “Big companies are now embracing open source. If more companies are turning to software, they are going to need someplace to store all that code. Enter GitHub…”

GitHub CEO Talks About How Microsoft and Apple Are Changing– Fortune

2) NLR provides an overview of blockchain and its importance, including The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project.

Beyond Bitcoin: The Potential of Distributed Ledger Technology (Part 1) – The National Law Review

3) Orange to be the first network operator to test AT&T’s ECOMP network management and orchestration platform.

Orange First to Test AT&T’s ECOMP– Light Reading

4) “Microsoft has been focused on open sourcing software for at least a decade, but it has rapidly increased this work in recent years.”

Microsoft Really Does Love Linux– The Verge

5) Vim 8 has been released. 

Classic Unix/Linux Editor Vim Gets First Update in Years– ZDNet

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