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Samsung Gets Extra Cozy With Linux Foundation

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http://ectnews.com.feedsportal.com – Samsung on Tuesday deepened its involvement in the Linux ecosystem, reportedly upgrading its silver membership in The Linux Foundation to platinum and forking over the $500,000 annual membership dues its new status requires. The move will give Samsung a seat on the Foundation's board alongside six other industry heavyweights, including IBM, Intel and Qualcomm. That could help the company, which is the largest manufacturer of handsets using Google's Linux-based Android OS, shape the future of Linux. (General)