Everything comes full circle. I now work for EMC, which is merging with Dell. I once worked for Canonical, back when getting these kind of native Linux deals was just starting.
Interesting look at the new Ubuntu phone and scopes. Scopes have been around on the desktop for awhile, so not sure I’d call the idea brilliant. Scopes were on the desktop for a year or more when I left Canonical. Clever idea to use these to work around lack of apps, but let’s not act like this is some new hotness no one else thought of.
I am anxious to see how the phone fares and if people like it. It’s been a long time coming.
Full disclosure, I’m partial to Canonical’s cloud offerings from my time there and was always skeptical of the phone. I certainly hope they succeed though.
Mark always gives a great interview and has great and unique insight into cloud computing.
Canonical has inked its first deal with partner who’ll put the Linux-basd operating system on its phones, founder Mark Shuttleworth reveals. Read this article by Stephen Shankland on CNET News.
Congrats to Canonical! (And to Mark for growing such a fantastic beard.)
Interesting. Also makes me wonder what this means for Steam on Ubuntu.
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