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Linux 5.11 is out with AMD and Intel improvements (and Linus Torvalds is happy)

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Linus Torvalds has released Linux kernel version 5.11 with plenty of support updates for Intel, AMD and Arm-based hardware - and he seems to be content. "In fact, it's a smaller-than-average set of commits from rc7 to final, which makes me happy. And I already have several pull requests lined up for tomorrow, so we're all set for the merge window to start," noted Torvalds announcing the release over the weekend.

Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF): Reflection and Future

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OpenSSF was launched in August of 2020 as “a cross-industry collaboration that brings together leaders to improve the security of open source software (OSS)”. This article provides an overview of OpenSSF's mission, what it’s accomplished in its first six months and its plans for the future.