August 5, 2016

This Week in Open Source News: British Government Seeks OSS Lead, Business Models Increasingly Embrace Open Software

1) British Government Digital Service (GDS) posted a job advertisement looking for a new ‘open source lead’. "How times have changed," writes Adrian Bridgwater.

UK Government Recruits Chief Open Source Penguin- Forbes


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The British Digital Service (BDS) seeks an open source lead; a metaphor for the changing times.

2) Vendors are changing their business models to incorporate OSS.
Open Source Reshaping Vendor Business Models – Wikibon- Silicon Angle

3) Scott Gilbertson anticipates two great years ahead with Mint 18.x.

Mint 18 Review: “Just Works” Linux Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This- Ars Technica

4) This edition of Jim Lynch's weekly digest focuses on how many gamers are actually using Linux.

Do You Use Linux as Your Main Gaming OS?- InfoWorld

5) The new CORD project will enable telcos to use SDN, NFV and cloud-based tech.

CORD Project Will Help Service Providers Build Cloud-Like Networks- eWeek

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