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If The Ubuntu Edge Crowdfunding Experiment Works, Backers May Get To Vote On The Next Model’s Specs

Smartphone companies have it pretty rough -- they've got to sink millions into research and development every year, all in the hope of making their next shiny touchscreen gewgaw the fastest, slimmest,

Ubuntu Edge Smartphone Gets A Pledge Price Drop To Keep The Money Rolling In For That $32M Funding Goal

The Ubuntu Edge is the amazing future space phone of your dreams, which is why UK-based Canonical feels it needs $32 million to make the thing. The Ubuntu creator made some good progress in the initia

Canonical Seeks $32M To Build A Ubuntu Smartphone Designed For Converged Computing

Ubuntu Mobile isn't new; Canonical has already done much to promote its efforts to break into the smartphone mobile software space. But today the company is launching an Indiegogo campaign to fund the

Canonical Is Building A Standardized, Open-Source OS Specific To China

Canonical announced via its blog yesterday that it will be building an Ubuntu-based open-source OS for China, in partnership with the Chinese government and members of the Chinese developer community.

Canonical Unveils Ubuntu For Tablets, Developer Preview Available For Nexus Devices On Thursday

Hot on the heels of the announcement of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/02/canonical-brings-ubuntu-os-to-phones-official/">Ubuntu on phones</a> comes Canonical's latest announcement: Ubun

Ubuntu Mobile Developer Preview Will Grace The Galaxy Nexus And Nexus 4 On February 21

After <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/02/canonical-brings-ubuntu-os-to-phones-official/">spotting it on video</a> and briefly <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/08/hands-on-with

Canonical’s Ubuntu Phone OS Aims To Steal Everyone’s Customization-Loving Customers

The odds are stacked against Canonical's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/02/canonical-brings-ubuntu-os-to-phones-official/">late-comer Ubuntu phone OS</a>. But by seducing hardcore mobile

The Ubuntu Phone OS Doesn’t Stand A Chance

Of course proponents will say that the mobile market is still in its infancy and there is a need for an open OS. While I agree, I am not convinced that Ubuntu will become a winner on the scale of Andr

After Teasing Its Touch-Friendly Future, Canonical Officially Reveals The Ubuntu Phone OS

Ubuntu isn’t exactly a stranger to the mobile space — it started showing off its <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/02/21/canonical-announces-ubuntu-for-android/">Ubuntu for Android</a> pro

Free Software Leader Richard Stallman: Amazon Search Integration In Ubuntu Amounts To Spyware

Free software leader <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman">Richard Stallman</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.fsf.org/blogs/rms/ubuntu-spyware-what-to-do">clai

Canonical’s Mark Shuttleworth Tires Of Critics, Moves Key Ubuntu Developments Out Of Public Eye

Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth says parts of Ubuntu 13.04 will be kept a secret, out of the public eye until its unveiling. The move, which he writes about on his<a target="_blank" href="http://w

Canonical’s Ubuntu One Cloud Storage Service Comes To The Mac

Canonical isn't just the company behind the popular Linux distribution <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ubuntu.com/">Ubuntu</a>, but with <a target="_blank" href="https://one.ubuntu.com/">Ubuntu On

Canonical Releases Updated Enterprise Management Solution for Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu Linux, which started with the tagline "Linux for human beings," was originally an easy-to-use Linux distribution for desktop users. Canonical picked what they considered to be the best of breed

Inktank Raises $1 Million To Further Services Play For Ceph — A New Storage Technology

<a target="_blank" href="http://inktank.com">Inktank</a> has raised $1 million in the form of a convertible note from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.markshuttleworth.com/">Canonical Founder Mark

4 Ways Dell Is Becoming An Open Source Company

Is Dell becoming an open source company? Yes, but it is not exactly being planned that way. It is bubbling up like most open source projects do. But in many respects the move to open source is also

Ubuntu Web Apps Aim To Bridge Browser/Desktop Divide

Most days I have only three or four browser tabs open: GMail, Twitter, Google Reader, and whatever link I've clicked through from one of the previous three. I know folks, though, who regularly have tw

Ubuntu Fans: Humble Bundle Games Are Now Available In The Software Center

If you've been living under a rock for the last couple of years, you might be excused for not knowing about this <a target="_blank" href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/humble-bundle">Humble Bundl

Linux on Microsoft Azure Platform-as-a-Service: Big Whoop

As much fun as it is to view the world in a "Linux versus Microsoft" way, the reality is that a technology monoculture is less useful than a heterogenous one. Even Microsoft knows this: they've made a

Mark Shuttleworth is Passionate About Canonical, Patents, and Space

<a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/mark-shuttleworth">Mark Shuttleworth</a> is the founder and former CEO of <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/canonical">Canonical</a>, the commerci

Canonical Metal-as-a-Service: Not Quite As Cool As It Sounds

<a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/canonical">Canonical</a>, the corporate sponsor of the <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/ubuntu">Ubuntu</a> Linux distribution, has been doing a l
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