Ubuntu focuses on mobile devices
Posted Nov 3, 2011 8:18 UTC (Thu) by eru
Parent article: Ubuntu focuses on mobile devices
He also said that there's potential backlash to Google picking up Motorola Mobility. The "Googlerola" deal might change the way that companies feel about Android, Shuttleworth said which provides an opening to Canonical.
The sad thing is it provided a new opening for Windows Phone 7, too -- which is already shipping. With Microsoft extorting money from Android-using phone and tablet vendors, they might also figure that since they are already paying MS, why not use the actual MS OS. Some reports I have seen hint that the licensing fee to Microsoft is in the same ballpark in both cases, which is probably not accidental.
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