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15 September 2009, 08:42

The Linux Foundation welcomes ARM

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ARM ARM, maker of microprocessors and microcontrollers used in mobile and embedded electronics, has joined the Linux Foundation. Amanda McPherson, vice president, marketing and developer programs, at The Linux Foundation said in the announcement “By joining the Linux Foundation, ARM is demonstrating its commitment to open standards and Linux.”

To date, ARM has shipped more than 10 billion ARM processors in mobile devices, many of which run Linux. Ian Drew, EVP Marketing at ARM, said that "joining the Linux Foundation is a natural step towards advancing innovation in the Linux community for a rich, always-connected, computing experience.”

ARM has long been a contributor to the Linux kernel and will also be participating at this years LinuxCon taking place in Portland, Oregon from the 21st to the 23rd of September where the Keynote Panel will feature Linux creator Linus Torvalds who will be taking part in a round table discussion on the Linux Kernel and the future of Linux.

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