Canonical shuts down Ubuntu One cloud storage service

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Canonical’s CEO, Jane Silber, announced today that the Ubuntu One cloud storage service will be shutdown. ¬†She stated that storage and music will not be available for purchase as of today but the¬†Ubuntu One single sign on service, the Ubuntu One payment service and the backend U1DB database service will continue unaffected.

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Ubuntu Touch Smartphone to be made by Meizu?

Canonical recently announced that they are working with several hardware manufacturers to finally bring an Ubuntu Touch smartphone to market. However, no names have been released yet of who these hardware manufacturers actually are. Internet rumours suggest that Meizu, a Chinese hardware manufacturer, might be releasing a Ubuntu smartphone soon. As usual, this is all rumours and conjecture and should be taken with several pinches of salt. Still, it would be fantastic if a high end Ubuntu Touch smartphone gets released soon. Here’s an image of the Meizu MX3 running Ubuntu Touch. This is rumoured to be the device that might be released soon:

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