This week's highlights from The Apache Software Foundation's 350+ projects and initiatives include:

ASF Legal Affairs Committee –responsible for establishing and managing legal policies based on the advice of legal counsel and the interests of the Foundation.
 - The Apache Software Foundation subpoenaed regarding Patent Claim

FINAL CALL for ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation
 - CFP closes on 1 February
 - Travel Assistance applications close on 6 February

Apache Bookkeeper™ – distributed logging service called BookKeeper and a distributed publish/subscribe system build on top of BookKeeper called Hedwig.
 - Apache BookKeeper 4.2.4 released

Apache Directory™ LDAP client API –an ongoing effort to provide an enhanced LDAP API, as a replacement for JNDI and the existing LDAP API (jLdap and Mozilla LDAP API) – provides the building blocks for both client side validation and server side data validation
 - Apache Directory LDAP API 1.0.0-M28 released

Apache Falcon™ –data processing and management solution for Apache Hadoop™, designed for data motion, coordination of data pipelines, lifecycle management, and data discovery.
 - The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Falcon as a Top-Level Project

Apache Flink™ –a system for distributed batch and real-time streaming data analysis that offers familiar collection-based programming APIs in Java and Scala
 - Apache Flink 0.8.0 released

Apache HttpComponents™ Client for Android –can be deployed on Google Android in parallel to the outdated version shipped with platform while remaining partially API compatible with Apache HttpClient 4.3.
 - HttpComponents Client for Android released

Apache Tomcat™ –Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies.
 - Apache Tomcat 8.0.17 available

Apache Traffic Server™ –fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 compliant caching proxy server; can be used as a reverse, forward or even transparent HTTP proxy.
 - Apache Traffic Server 5.2.0 released

Apache Incbuator™ –the entry path into The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) for projects and codebases wishing to become part of the Foundation's efforts. All code donations from external organisations and existing external projects wishing to join Apache enter through the Incubator.
 - OpenAz and TinkerPop accepted as new podlings this month

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