Co-creator of Android mobile software leaves Google

Google on Thursday confirmed that an executive behind leading mobile device software Android is leaving the company to create an incubator for hardware startups.

9 hours ago from

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Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 specs and features: metal construction for the mid-range

Say what you like about Samsung but they don't hang about. Just a day after releasing disappointing earnings and swearing to overhaul its line of smartphones its released two new mid-range ...

7 hours ago from The Independent

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Microsoft's Band is a competitive, feature-packed fitness tracker

Microsoft's new wearable, known as the Band, is a sensor-packed, understated wearable that provides both solid fitness tracking and limited smartwatch functionality. It might be a little late ...

Thu 30 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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Fungus from Asia threatens European salamanders

North American salamanders and newts are safe for now, but epidemic could spread through pet trade.

22 hours ago from Nature News

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Pirate Bay founder jailed for 3.5 years for hacking government files

The founder of torrent website Pirate Bay was jailed for three-and-a-half years today for accessing state files in what Danish prosecutors called the country's "biggest hacking case to date".

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Lenovo: World's No.3 mobile maker post munching Motorola

Featured | Written by: Alex Zaharov-Reutt | Published in: DealsChinese tech powerhouse Lenovo has completed its acquisition of Motorola from Google at last, catapulting itself into the world's ...

15 hours ago from iTWire

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Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

Sony's losses ballooned to 136 billion yen ($1.2 billion) last quarter as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company's troubled mobile phone division reported huge red ink.

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Tim Cook comes out as gay: Apple CEO publicly addresses sexuality for the first time

Tim Cook, the CEO of technology giant Apple, has publicly addressed his sexuality for the first time.

Thu 30 Oct 14 from The Independent

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HP is looking to blend physical and digital reality with Sprout AIO

HP has revealed a new all-in-one computer named Sprout which pushes the everything-you-need-in-one-place envelope to both vertical and horizontal workspaces. Users are able to grab an icon or ...

21 hours ago from Gizmag

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Nintendo wants to watch you sleep… for science!

Forthcoming touchless sensor kicks off Nintendo's new "quality of life" initiative.

23 hours ago from Arstechnica

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