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With the release of the Ubuntu Touch Preview and the Ubuntu SDK, along with the thinking revealed by the Edge project, Canonical's plans for operating system convergence by April 2014 are gradually taking shape.
Are we so obsessed with failure that we are unable to see the value in a lesson learned for the mobile industry?
The company didn't make its goal, but its leaders still see the crowdsourced Ubuntu Edge campaign as a success.
After three weeks of rebuilding and patchy service resumption, Apple's developer services are back to normal, with developers gaining a month extension on their subscriptions.
It looks less and less likely that Canonical will raise the $32-million it needs for the Ubuntu Edge. So what! It won't matter in the long run.
As Ubuntu's crowdfunding campaign barely reaches over a quarter of its funding goal, the fund finally sells an enterprise perk.
Canonical's bid to raise $32 million to fund the creation of the Ubuntu Edge smartphone using a crowdfunding campaign seems likely to failed. So, what went wrong?
Verizon and T-Mobile have announced that they'll be supporting the Ubuntu phone in the United States.
Computing Convergence, driven by an overwhelming desire in the future to reduce cost, consolidate form factors and enterprise infrastructure will be backed up with services running on powerful Clouds.
With two operating system developers experiencing attacks on the same weekend, one has opened up, shared exactly what it knows, and returned its services to life, while the other has stayed silent.
Telstra has said that it is looking beyond iOS, Android, Windows, and BlackBerry to Firefox and Ubuntu for future phones.
Canonical believes that Ubuntu can be one operating system and Unity the one interface you need for your PC, your smartphone, and your tablet. Here's how they'll do it.
It looks like Ubuntu Edge will reach the $32 million goal that Mark Shuttleworth set to begin building the hybrid smartphone PC. But will it have a market? Could it replace the traditional PC?
The crowdfunded Ubuntu Edge, already over 10 percent of the way towards its target, is an experimental hardware platform on which Canonical will test new mobile technologies.
Canonical is hoping to raise $32 million from enterprises and enthusiasts who are willing to pay for a limited edition Ubuntu for Android phone that has the specification of a laptop and delivers the "full desktop experience" when plugged into a big screen.