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Canonical Embeds Ubuntu Linux Into Devices to Secure IoT

Snappy, initially positioned as a technology for the cloud, is now being brought to embedded devices.

“We identified some time ago that for mobile devices we really had to raise the bar on the reliability, efficiency and security of the update mechanisms, as well as the isolation of apps from one another,” Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and Canonical, told eWEEK.