Articles Tagged cloud

Canonical’s New Cloud Tech Streams Android Apps to Other Devices

Most of us are familiar with the idea of streaming music and content on our phones, thanks to services like Spotify and Netflix — but what about apps?

21 January 2020

Canonical Launches Ubuntu Pro for Amazon Web Services

Canonical unveil Ubuntu Pro, a premium service for users of Amazon Web Services (AWS). Ubuntu Pro offers improved security, Livepatch, and AWS integration.

4 December 2019
IBM buys Red Hat

IBM Inks $34 Billion Deal to Buy Red Hat

IBM is to buy open source software company Red Hat in a $34 billion deal — the biggest in Linux and open-source history. Red Hat is best known as a Linux company, offering both Red Hat […]

28 October 2018

Red Hat Worries as Amazon Targets Enterprise with New Linux Distro

The launch of Amazon Linux 2 marks Amazon's most concerted foray in to the enterprise yet, a move that is some suggest fear will see it compete against Red Hat.

3 January 2018

MellowPlayer is a Cross-Platform Qt Cloud Music App

MellowPlayer is a Qt cloud music app for Linux, Windows and Mac. Never heard of it? I can’t say I had, either. But a reader of this site, and a fan of MellowPlayer,  asked if […]

21 August 2017

Nautilus Devs Work on a New Way to Integrate Cloud Providers

Work is underway on a new way to integrate cloud storage providers with Nautilus, delivering a more consistent and uniform experience.

13 July 2017

Tresorit Offers Encrypted Cloud Storage for Linux Businesses

Tresorit for Linux is an end-to-end encrypted file sharing service that allows teams to collaborate securely and easily. Or so says the press release that landed in my inbox a few days ago. I generally […]

11 November 2016
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5 Neat New Features Coming to Nuvola Music Player

It integrates web-based music players with the Ubuntu desktop and in its next release Nuvola music player is set to get even better. From new extensions and music services, to nifty features that make using it more enjoyable, here are our pick of the top 5 new features currently available to try in the most recent beta release.

27 July 2012

Ubuntu 12.10 to Feature Innovative Web App Integration

See the bar of innovation? Ubuntu has just raised it again with the unveiling of new 'web apps' feature to debut in Ubuntu 12.10. The feature allows webapps, sites and services to integrate directly into the Ubuntu desktop to take advantage of Ubuntu technology such as the app menu, the HUD, the Messaging Menu, Sound Menu, Quicklists, etc

19 July 2012

Microsoft, Canonical Bring Ubuntu to Windows Azure

Microsoft is to offer the ability to easily install and run Ubuntu and other Linux OSes on its Windows Azure cloud computing platform. The move will help Microsoft gain leverage against other cloud service rivals, such as Amazon who already allow for the easy deployment of Linux and Windows.

7 June 2012
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Eucalyptus 3.1 Alpha Available for Ubuntu 12.04 [Cloud]

Back in November of last year, after over four enjoyable years at Canonical, I was approached by Eucalyptus and joined their team shortly thereafter. And, as the Debian/Ubuntu Release Engineer for Eucalyptus, I am happy and proud to announce our first Alpha packages for our 3.1 release.

4 May 2012
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Ubuntu 11.10 Development update

Last week we hit Feature Freeze. This is the big date that all developer dread the most. Now features and new upstream versions have to have landed, everything else will be a matter the release team has to decide upon. We are rushing towards release with UI Freeze and Beta Freeze coming up next week. Exciting times!

18 August 2011