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Ubuntu Edge Gets Bloomberg Backing

Canonical, the lead commercial sponsor behind the open-source Ubuntu Linux operating system, is on a mission to raise $32 million in 30 days, to build 40,000 Ubuntu Edge next-generation smartphones. It's an effort that just received the backing of financial news media giant Bloomberg LP. Will other enterprises buy into the effort?

Read the full story at eWeek:
Canonical Pushes Linux to the Edge With Bloomberg Backing

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.