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.

14 hours ago from

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Samsung gives Galaxy A3 and A5 premium build, mid-range specs

In recent months, Samsung has placed a stronger emphasis on premium build materials for its smartphones. The Galaxy A3 and A5 continue that trend, being the first full metal handsets we've seen ...

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Roku adds Google Play channel

The Google video service becomes the latest addition to the Roku streaming box.

3 hours ago from CNET

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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.

Thu 30 Oct 14 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".

8 hours ago from The Independent

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Strange, fanged deer persists in Afghanistan

More than 60 years after its last confirmed sighting, a strange deer with vampire-like fangs still persists in the rugged forested slopes of northeast Afghanistan according to a research team ...

6 hours ago from

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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 ...

21 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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Sony (SNE) announces big loss. What's going on with its phones?

Sony announced its earnings report for the second quarter of 2014. While the company announced a better than expected loss, Sony's share of the mobile market around the world continues to struggle.

4 hours ago from The Christian Science Monitor

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