Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), of the Technology sector was at a price of 82.5 today, marking a change of -0.02%. Red Hat, Inc. forecasts a earnings per share growth of 2.20% over the next year. Its return on investment is currently 8.70% and its debt to equity is currently 0.53. Red Hat, Inc. has a market cap of 15081 and its gross margin is 84.80%.
Conservancy provides a lot of services to member projects, including financial and administrivia. Conservancy also provides license enforcement services, including support of a high-profile suit against VMWare. Although Conservancy uses litigation as a last resort, it’s sometimes necessary. However, this has lead to some corporate sponsors pulling their funding.
The Free Software Foundation is striving to provide more and simpler ways for hackers to contribute to the GNU Project. For projects that are assigned to the FSF (such as GNU Emacs or GCC), dealing with the paperwork for assigning contributions can sometimes be a bottleneck in the process. We are always working on ways to make assignment itself simpler. We have accepted GPG-signed documents from U.S. contributors for some time now. Our legal counsel at the Software Freedom Law Center recently gave us the all clear to begin accepting GPG and electronic signatures from contributors in Italy. We would also like to thank Carlo Piana for providing local counsel on this issue as well.
As many of you are aware, twice a year we mail a new edition of the FSF Bulletin to our members and supporters via the good old United States Postal Service. The Bulletin comes together in just a few weeks, and this time we had to make an extra quick turnaround after celebrating FSF30.
Finding the right tool for the job
I've worked on many projects in my life so far, and almost all of them involve open source somewhere along the line. Below is a brief summary of some of the projects I worked on and the tools I used to work on projects in my own time, outside of work.
Ubuntu Touch Developers' Main Focus Is Unity 8 Convergence for Ubuntu Phones
On the last day of November, which also happened to be the first day of the 49th week of 2015, Canonical's Łukasz Zemczak sent in his daily report to inform us all about the latest work done by the Ubuntu Touch developers on the upcoming OTA-9 software update for Ubuntu Phones.