Canonical to Expand Online Commercial Features in Ubuntu

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Online integration and commercial search results in Ubuntu‘s Unity interface are here to stay–and will grow more comprehensive in the next release of the operating system, according to Canonical. But so, too, will tools for controlling and filtering results. Read on for a preview of developers’ current plans for this novel, if controversial, component of one of the world’s most popular open source platforms. First, a little history. For the Ubuntu 12.10 release that appeared in October, Canonical introduced a new feature that lists products from Amazon.com in response t (IT news)