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Benjamin Kerensa
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Ubuntu Phone faced the same struggle that Firefox OS did which is simply the lack of an app ecosystem which is also what killed WebOS and Tizen.

Unless you can compete strongly with the AppStore and Google Play then it doesn't matter how great the OS is people won't use it and partners will abandon it.
No new Ubuntu phones are currently on the horizon, and now there are no plans to give major updates to existing devices.
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Actually Snaps are well on their way to providing that unified app store for all distros, not just debian based
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Meizu is using technology that violates Qualcomm's patents without the usual licensing rigmarole, and Qualcomm isn't gonna take it anymore. So it is allege... by Michael Crider in Meizu, News
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So when FTSE opens in a few hours it's expected to dive do I'd imagine Mark Shuttlrworth and many other wealthy people with holdings in the UK will lose millions in wealth 
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A lot of them will leave the UK, can't blame them. The Scottish voted to remain in the EU, they will have to be given a second shot at independence for their democracy to be respected. Northern Ireland which was expected to have a reunification referendum in the early 2020s might just demand that referendum sooner because they also voted to remain in the EU. It is a very sad day not just for Europe but for those of us that have spent a life time fighting Xenophobia and also for the international community that are attempting to work together for the future. 
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Shauna Gordon-McKeon talks about her involvement in the free software and free culture communities, her day job, and her upcoming talk at Open Source Bridge.
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Hello Friends (Especially OSS folks)

This month UnixStickers is donation a portion of all sales revenue to the Glucosio Foundation. We also are working with them to have Glucosio stickers available for sale.

Please be sure to check out their store and buy some swag or stickers and support our project and foundation!

If your interested in a tax deductible donation we can also accept a donation via SPI.

You can also just help us amplify the signal

This is the most important decision we made since the day Unixstickers got started. Being developers and fans of open source and free software is what motivated us to start this adventure in the first place, and we would have never got this far without passion. We also recognize that our job, our bu.
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+Michael Hall​ now we just need Canonical to promote those new Ubuntu stickers :)
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Do you want to see Glucosio on Ubuntu Desktop and Phone? Donate or Contribute and help us get there!

http://salt.bountysource.com/teams/glucosio
http://glucosio.org/contribute
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We will continue to grow in momentum and drive forward innovation in the diabetes tech space using open source software
Today marks the one year anniversary of the Glucosio Project and what a sweet feeling it is for our entire team to mark this first…
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I like what Canonical is trying to do with Snappy that being making it easier for developers to ship updates to users on Linux but this blog post does point out how the buzz has been wrong and that Snappy doesn't have buy in from other distros not even the Ubuntu flavors it seems.

It would be nice if all distros could put aside their differences and embrace something like Snappy but I'm afraid that with Canonical spearheading it that's unlikely. Maybe Linus needs to make a packaging format? :)
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In this interview with QA engineer Ruarí Ødegaard, we learn more about the young and innovative Vivaldi browser.
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Benjamin Kerensa is an internationally recognized open source evangelist, community manager, author and speaker with experience in systems administration, project management and open source development that spans a decade.
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Developer, Speaker, Community Manager, Mozilla Community Evangelist, Firefox Community Release Manager, Soapmaker and Photographer.


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