June 24, 2016

This Week in Open Source News: Sony Settles PS3 Debacle, New Hyperledger Members, & More

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Linux PS3 settlement
Sony to pay millions in ongoing legal dispute over dropping Linux support on PS3.

1) After six years, Sony has agreed to pay for its 2010 firmware update, which removed support for the Linux operating system in the PlayStation 3.

Sony Agrees to Pay Millions to Gamers to Settle PS3 Linux Debacle- Ars Technica

2) Belink, BitSE, INVeSHARE, MonetaGo, Moscow Exchange, Norbloc, & Onchain join the Hyperledger Project

The Hyperledger Blockchain Project Sees Seven New Members- Crypto Coin News

3) New project announcmeents at OPNFV Summit in Berlin this week. 

OPNFV Project Scales up Network Functions Virtualization Ecosystem- ComputerWeekly.com

4) The way software companies are built is changing to match the software itself. 

The Next Wave in Software is Open Adoption Software- TechCrunch

5) In the course of one year, Microsoft has seen customers use Linux in a third of its Azure machines, up from a fourth.

Microsoft: Nearly One in Three Azure Virtual Machines Now Are Running Linux- ZDNet

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