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More evidence that the Linux wars have moved to OpenStack

It’s sort of funny that the press release announcing the new Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS release seems as focused on Ubuntu OpenStack as on Linux per se. 608 more words



“[...]some kernel people tend to dismiss Ubuntu, but I really think that Ubuntu has generally had the right approach, and been very user-centric” – Linus Torvalds…

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Apple's iPhone 6 is not coming in May, but it is coming with sapphire

“Because Apple sells more than 150 million iPhones a year, certain kinds of secrecy surrounding the company’s ubiquitous smartphone have become impossible,” Mark Rogowsky writes for Forbes. 526 more words


Apple sapphire supplier’s projected 2H14 revenues likely indicate fall iPhone launch

“Apple’s new sapphire crystal component producer GT-Advanced announced its Q4 2013 earnings results yesterday, and in addition to talking about the past quarter, the company shared some details about its future and its well-publicized partnership with Apple,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac. 435 more words


Why did Apple just snap up the entire planet's supply of sapphire glass?

“During a Town Hall Hangout Wednesday, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth made comments about sapphire displays that the company was planning for its own Ubuntu Edge smartphone — a concept announced by Canonical in July of 2013,” Brooke Crothers reports for CNET. 595 more words


Canonical CEO: Apple just bought up a 3-year supply of sapphire displays

“As Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth revealed the latest news about Ubuntu’s mobile plans on Wednesday, he also dropped an interesting aside remark about Apple,” David Meyer reports for Gigaom. 148 more words


Two small manufacturers will release Ubuntu phones this year, Canonical says

Ubuntu handsets will be appearing this year after all, Canonical announced on Wednesday. There are two small manufacturers lined up to release Ubuntu phones during 2014, though neither is a household name: BQ and… 619 more words