This week in open source and Linux news, The Linux Foundation joins IBM, the United Nations, and others in supporting an effort to use technology to better predict natural disasters. Read on for other top stories from this past week!
1) “IBM is calling on the global public and private sectors, including the United Nations and the Linux Foundation, to unite in finding ways of using advanced technology as a means of combating natural disasters as well as humanitarian issues.”
2) Hyperledger as a banking reward? AmEx’s benefits portfolio gets a 2018 tech makeover.
3) “[Tesla] is known to be using many GPL-licensed technologies that need [the company] to share the source code of their software.”
4) Following the release of Zuul v3, the project will be “decoupled” from OpenStack and run as an independent one.
5)”Tidelift wants to give open-source developers a way to earn some money for contributing to important open-source projects and while helping the companies that are using those projects in key parts of their business.”