February 26, 2016

This Week in Linux News: Emily Ratliff Named Among Most Powerful Women Engineers, Open Mainframe Announces New Areas of Focus, & More

Emily RatliffThis week in Linux news, The Linux Foundation's senior director of security, Emily Ratliff, ranks among Business Insider's list of the "Most Powerful Women Engineers," The Open Mainframe Project announces new areas of focus, and more! Stay informed with these recent top Linux headlines:

1) Emily Ratliff, senior director of security at The Linux Foundation, is #15 on Business Insider's "26 of the most powerful women engineers in 2016" list. 

26 of the Most Powerful Women Engineers in 2016- Business Insider

2) The Open Mainframe Project, a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project, announces new initiatives, investments, and an internship program.

Linux’s Open Mainframe Project Declares Areas of Focus- SD Times

3) Users report an inability to join calls on Skype for Linux and blame Microsoft for shirking OSS. 

Skype for Linux Reportedly Facing Issues, Microsoft Accused of Neglecting OS- NDTV

4) A version of Linux Mint has been hacked to contain a backdoor and trick users into downloading.

Linux Mint Website Hacked to Trick Users Into Downloading Version With Backdoor- ZDNet

5) Linus Torvalds explains his practical approach to sharing code in a talk at TED 2016. 

Why Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Doesn't Really Care About Open Source- TechRepublic

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