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Ubuntu Smartphones From Samsung: Targeting BlackBerry 10 In October?

Canonical’s promise to create an Ubuntu smartphone market will become a reality in October 2013. That’s when the first Ubuntu smartphones will arrive, Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth said this week. Now here’s the big twist: For developers, the smartphone operating system is optimized for Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus – perhaps suggesting that Samsung plans to back the mobile open source operating system. Still, I remain skeptical. Here’s why.