Late News: Samsung S-Cloud Delayed, Apache 2.4 Released, Steve Jobs' Life as Facebook Timeline, Ubuntu for Android

According to the latest study from Kantar Worldpanel the UK smartphone market is growing at a rapid pace. Now half of the British population (50.3%) own a smartphone and although Android is still at the top of the pecking order, Apple's iPhone is climbing rapidly. Compared to a year ago, Apple's handsets have gained 7% of the smartphone market share, now reaching to 29.1%.

Due to the growing popularity regarding the usage of cloud storage these days, companies are trying their best to launch their own cloud storage solutions within the marketplace. It appears that Microsoft is currently engaged in developing a cloud storage service of their own, with Apple Inc. also planning to launch their respective offering very soon.

According to the president of Apache Software Foundation, Jim Jagielski, Apache 2.4 will be putting a tremendous amount of effort into managing their web servers over the next few days. Whilst the development process of Apache 2.4 took six long years, the end product apparently seems to be worth the prolonged wait die-hard fans had to endure.

If you ever wanted to be friends with Steve Jobs, unfortunately you've missed your moment. However now you can be friends with his lifetime - on Facebook at least. A product of fan efforts, the Stevie Paul Jobs account features a timeline of the much lauded Apple CEO, from birth to death and beyond, listing many of his major achievements at Apple, Pixar and before.

UK based software company Canonical has rolled out a new offering called Ubuntu for Android with the vision of introducing the immensely popular Linux distribution in a range of higher end Android smartphones. The company claims that Ubuntu for Android provides users a full-fledged Ubuntu desktop experience which they can install in their handsets along with the existing default Android environment.