Scheduled for October 2007 Launch
TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 7, 2007 – Canonical Ltd., the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, announced more details on Ubuntu Mobile and Embedded Edition at Computex 2007 in Taipei.
Following discussions at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Seville Spain and a great response from the developer community generally, the target specifications and technical milestones for the project have been agreed.
Safety concerns surrounding the reliance of cell phone batteries have been thrust into the spotlight this week following the tragic news of the death of a Chinese labourer who was killed when a phone battery abruptly exploded while in his breast pocket.
According to a report posted by the Associated Press, official Chinese state media news agency Xinhua has confirmed that welder Xiao Jinpeng died from sustained injuries on June 19 while working at the Yingpan Iron Ore Dressing facility in Gansu Jinta.