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Exclusive: Mark Shuttleworth on the market for Ubuntu Mobile

Continuing our exclusive video interview series featuring Ubuntu founder, Mark Shuttleworth, we delve a little deeper into the details surrounding the launch of Ubuntu Mobile. In this video I ask Mark to discuss the specific markets intended for the platform.

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Google’s Android coming to a netbook near you soon

Those guys at VentureBeat have managed to install Google’s mobile phone platform on an Asus Eee PC, for proof of concept that it could be done and they wrote it all up too. In order to possibly show how versatile the OS is, they spent just four hours compiling Android for the Eee PC 1000H […]

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Linux phone being shipped

Yes, whilst other people are getting very excited about the iPhone 3G I’m getting geeky on their ass and getting truly excited about a Linux phone. Indeed, could someone pass me a new pair of pants, I’ve appeared to wet myself with anticipation. It’s finally being shipped.  Openmoko’s Neo FreeRunner, that sexy looking open-source handset […]

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Linux wars: how will Symbian strike back?

Analysts at ABI Research have put out a report that’s sure to delight the hearts of Linux fan boys everywhere: the company says that by 2013, mobile Linux will be the second place operating system behind Symbian with 23 percent of the market. ABI says that in the coming years, Linux wars will see the […]

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Nokia hints at more Linux

Nokia has come out as mobile Linux’s latest cheerleader (granted, it’s not unsurprisingly after it

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Verizon backs mobile Linux

It looks likes Verizon Wireless has thrown in its lot with mobile Linux – but it’s the LiMo Foundation platform, rather than Google’s Android platform, that looks like it’s got the weight of Verizon’s backing. The US operator announced last week that it’s going to be taking up the final seat on the LiMo Foundation’s […]

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Moto says hello to mobile virtualisation

According to PC World, today will see Motorola join a list of investors which includes Cisco, Intel, Cisco and Texas Instruments by funding mobile virtualisation company VirtualLogix. VirtualLogix lets a user can access two separate operating systems on the same handset – allowing them to share some resources like memory, but also keeping other areas, […]