A very good news for the Open Source community: Samsung joined the Linux Foundation as Platinum Member . The Korean company entered the recognized organization to help develop and promote Linux standards, joining other major corporate presence in the world.
For Membership highest of the Foundation, Samsung contributed $ 500 000. It now occupies the highest tier with Fujitsu, Intel, Oracle, Qualcomm, NEC and IBM. In part it is not surprising that the Asian corporation has joined the Linux Foundation, particularly by the success of Android’s hand.
What is also clear is that Samsung now want a more active role in the creation and updating of projects based on Linux. Do not forget that the company is also working on developing Tizen, the operating system created based on Meego was going to be merged with Bada.
“It is no coincidence that the increasing use of Linux and collaboration with other companies of the most successful point of Samsung. The largest handset manufacturer in the world is investing heavily in Linux because it understands the power of collaborative development and its role in the modern technology market. Winners in the market are defined by their ability to collaborate “, said the official blog of the Linux Foundation.
be seen how it helps Samsung to develop and promote new open source projects. What company would like to see working with the Linux Foundation
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