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Ubuntu Edge sets crowdfund record, but could still fail

Aug 16, 2013, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by finid)

Ubuntu Edge, the next-generation smartphone that Canonical wants to build by tapping funds directly from end-users, has set the record for the most money raised in a crowdfunded campaign.

At more than US$10 million, it passed the previous record (US$10,266,844) set by the Pebble smartwatch. However with just six days to go, the campaign looks likely to also set a dubious record for a high-profile campaign that failed to meet its target.

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