Articles Tagged Canonical

Ubuntu Has ‘No Plans’ To Make a Smartwatch

Canonical has no plans to join the current tech trend for wearable technology, Canonical’s Jono Bacon has said. With many of the mobile industry’s major players, including Mozilla, Google and Apple, toying with wrist-mounted tech, […]

8 January 2014

‘Legal Issues’ Blamed For SteamOS Dropping Ubuntu for Debian

Ever since Valve announced Steam OS last year one small detail has left many in the Linux community a little confused: why is the gaming OS based on Debian rather than Ubuntu?

8 January 2014

Ubuntu Will Reach True Convergence Before Microsoft, Says Shuttleworth

Mark Shuttleworth has expresses his belief that Ubuntu will deliver true mobile/desktop convergence ahead of Microsoft.

29 December 2013

Canonical Sign First Ubuntu Touch Hardware Partner, ‘High-End Phone’ To Debut in 2014

After nearly 12 months of hints, hopes and finger crossing Mark Shuttleworth today announced that Ubuntu Touch has its first smartphone partner.

10 December 2013

Canonical Dev Calls Linux Mint ‘Vulnerable’, Wouldn’t Use it For Online Banking

Users of the popular Ubuntu-based operating system Linux Mint should not use it for online banking, a Canonical engineer has advised.

18 November 2013

Happy Birthday, Ubuntu – The World’s Most Popular Linux Distro Turns 9 Years Old

At 11.06 AM on this very day back in 2004, Mark Shuttleworth took the Ubuntu mailing list to announce the inaugural release of Ubuntu 4.10.

20 October 2013

Dell To Expand Ubuntu Retail Presence in China

Dell are to more than double the number of its Chinese retail stores stocking Ubuntu-loaded laptops, Canonical has announced.

5 September 2013

Ubuntu Edge Crowdfunding Passes $8 Million Mark

Over $8 million has now be raised towards the development and production of Canonical's innovative 'Ubuntu Edge' super-phone.

2 August 2013
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Canonical CEO Jane Silber Discusses Ubuntu Edge Campaign on CNBC (Video)

Canonical CEO Jane Silber appeared on American news-station CNBC to discuss the crowd-funding campaign for Ubuntu Edge.

25 July 2013

Will UK Backers of Ubuntu Edge Need to Pay 20% Extra?

Will UK backers "pre-buying" an Ubuntu Edge handset on IndieGoGo for $830 be required to pay an additional $166 before they can receive their device?

23 July 2013

Canonical Launch $32 Million Ubuntu Phone Crowdfunding Campaign

Canonical are hoping to kickstart the super-phone race with an audacious $32 million crowd-funding campaign.

22 July 2013

Ubuntu Website Teases ‘Critical Point At Which Something Begins…’

It disappeared for the weekend but, as of this morning, the Ubuntu website is once against trailing something mysterious…

22 July 2013