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10 posts from January 2014

Latest from the web team — January 2014

By Inayaili de León Persson, 30 January 2014

We’re now well into 2014 and working on several exciting projects that will be released throughout the year. In the last few weeks we’ve worked on: Ubuntu Resources: we’ve been working on designs for a new homepage and topic landing pages…

App Design Clinic #7

By Canonical, 29 January 2014

This week in App Design Clinic #7 we reviewed 3 apps: SocketWorld (for finding and comparing plug types), Flashback (an entertainment app using Trackt) and Capitals (a game about capital cities). For this session we covered questions such…

Ubuntu’s Juju wins Cloud Awards ‘Best Cloud Automation Solution’

By Mark Baker, 28 January 2014

We’re thrilled to announce that, out of 200 total entries, our service orchestration tool, Juju, has been named the 2013-2014 Cloud Awards winner for Best Cloud Automation Solution – a category new to the awards this year. The Cloud Awards…

Instant eCommerce

By Canonical, 17 January 2014

Christmas shopping habbits have changed recently. Most people just buy gifts online to avoid endless queues. A lot of small and medium companies are looking at entering the eCommerce space. However at the moment there are three choices:…

Sheets transition

By Canonical, 13 January 2014

We’ve recently been exploring how the share transitions should work when you’re previewing a photo in gallery mode. Our main goal is that there is a consistent transition for sharing photos across the phone. This is the latest iteration of…

Ubuntu scores highest in UK Gov security assessment

By Canonical, 10 January 2014

UK government security arm CESG has published a report of its assessment on the security of all ‘End User Device’ operating systems. Its assessment compared 11 desktop and mobile operating systems across 12 categories including: VPN, disk…

New year, new website: the new canonical.com

By Inayaili de León Persson, 9 January 2014

We’ve been talking about it for a while and we are now happy to reveal Canonical’s brand new website. The brief We thought that it was more than appropriate that, in the year that Canonical commemorates its 10th anniversary,…

Ubuntu: Web OS of the year…. ….for the 3rd year in a row

By Mark Baker, 9 January 2014

It is with great pride that we saw Ubuntu winning W3tech’s Operating System of the year award. For those of us that work on Ubuntu, increased adoption is one of the most satisfying results of our work and is the best measure of the if we…

2013: a year of innovation, interoperability and convergence

By Mark Baker, 8 January 2014

Following our post about the next decade of innovation, we thought now would be a good time to look back at 2013, a year that saw huge strides toward two of our biggest goals: cloud interoperability and OS convergence. First and foremost,…

New year links

By Canonical, 6 January 2014

Happy new year! Here are a couple of links that have been flying around the London office since we returned. The Verge did a recap of their most influential people of 2013.   And there’s a report from JWT pointing at some nice trends,…