Linaro announces the formation of the Linaro Enterprise Group (LEG). Linaro is a not-for-profit engineering organization that develops open source software for ARM architecture.
When many of us think of Linux, we think of our own roll-your-own deployments of it on our own devices, but there is a fast-growing trend toward powerful companies with commercial interests driving desktop and server systems that run Linux.
Canonical announced that it had joined the Linaro Enterprise Group, an organization that aims to accelerate the integration of ARM-based servers. Besides announcing the Linaro Enterprise Group action, Canonical also revealed its Ubuntu hyperscale roadmap, which includes support for ARM V8 ISA.
Linaro announced an open-platform $199 & Origen& development board made by InSignal that incorporates Samsung's dual-core Cortex-A9 Exynos 4210 processor, a Mali400 GPU, and Linaro open source Linux and Android BSPs.
ARM, Freescale, IBM, Samsung, ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments have formed a non-profit company, Linaro, to promote Linux-based distributions such as Android, LiMo, MeeGo, Ubuntu and webOS in a wide range of devices from cellphones to automotive and enterprise systems.
IT Pro: "A coalition of major technology firms has come together to create Linaro, a not-for-profit group aimed at promoting the creation of Linux-based portable devices and Linux software for the ARM System-on-Chip (SoC) architecture."