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Apple 'snapped up' sapphire displays, says Canonical founder

Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth claims that Apple has acquired a large supply of sapphire displays, possibly alluding to displays with sapphire material that would be used on a future Apple iPhone.

By Feb. 19, 2014


Canonical CEO: Expect an Ubuntu phone in early 2014

Despite the failure of the ambitious and record-breaking Ubuntu Edge crowdfunding campaign, Canonical's Jane Silber says the future is ripe for innovation.

By Aug. 22, 2013


Canonical founder: Apple's 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

Apple's 64-bit A7 is ultimately aimed at the desktop, Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth opines.

By Oct. 11, 2013


Canonical cracks the slate code, brings Ubuntu to Nexus tablets

Canonical announces Ubuntu for the Nexus line of tablets, promising a smoother, more seamless interface compared with what's currently available.

By Feb. 19, 2013


From Alfresco to Canonical

After four-plus years at Alfresco, it's time for the author of CNET's The Open Road to move on to a new challenge, as COO of Ubuntu Linux backer Canonical.

By Feb. 5, 2010


Is Canonical overly paternalistic with Ubuntu?

It's time for Mark Shuttleworth to cut the apron strings to Ubuntu, making it pay for itself.

By Oct. 28, 2008


Canonical joins Linux Foundation

The only surprise, says an open-source analyst, is that Ubuntu sponsor Canonical has taken until now to join the foundation. Founder Shuttleworth has been on its board since 2007.

By Aug. 19, 2008


Canonical shines its Ubuntu light on consumers

Ubuntu has won rave reviews with the geeky Linux community, but can it make waves with average consumers? Its founder is betting the answer is yes.

By Dec. 28, 2009


IBM and Canonical team up against Windows 7

The companies are bringing their low-cost cloud and Linux desktop platform to the U.S. Even if customers don't bite immediately, Microsoft needs to be concerned.

By Oct. 20, 2009


Canonical to offer personal Launchpad

Canonical is making Linux development that much easier with PPA.

By Nov. 21, 2007