Nokia Reveals Lumia Tablet And Windows Phone

Lumia 2520Nokia has revealed its first tablet device, the Lumia 2520, as well as a new Windows phone with a large six-inch display.  Continue reading

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Blackberry resumes BBM roll-out for Android and iPhone

Blackberry has resumed a phased roll-out of its BBM messaging app for Android and Apple devices after September’s botched launch. Continue reading

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The Seed of Change

The ‘Seed of Change’ scheme is growing solid roots in Palermo. In an abandoned nursery in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the city, the project has brought together a group of young people. Continue reading

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PetroChina supplier Wison says records seized, can’t contact chairman

Wison Engineering Services, a major PetroChina supplier, said Chinese authorities investigating the company had seized records and temporarily frozen some of its bank accounts, adding it was no longer able to contact its chairman. Continue reading

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Powerful Tom Ford woman graces London catwalk

London Fashion Week continues with its flurry of haute couture and A-list celebrities. Vogue editor Anna Wintour and British actor Colin Firth were among those spotted at the Tom Ford show. Continue reading

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Ireland exits recession as economy grows

The Irish Republic’s economy has emerged from recession, according to official figures. The economy grew by 0.4% in the second quarter of the year, although this was much weaker than many economists had forecast. Continue reading

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BlackBerry ‘To Lay Off 40% Of Staff’

BlackBerry is preparing a round of deep staff cuts by the end of 2013 and could lay off as many as 40% of its employees, it is claimed. Continue reading

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New Boeing Jetliner Has First Test Flight

The newest addition to the Boeing 787 line of passenger jets completed its first test flight Tuesday. The U.S.-based aviation company’s new 787-9 took off from an airfield in Washington state near the factory where the plane was assembled while several hundred Boeing employees cheered. Continue reading

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Pirates of the Caribbean sequel delayed

The next Pirates of the Caribbean film has been delayed beyond its planned 2015 release. Continue reading

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Developers force Microsoft to release Windows 8.1 early

An outcry by programmers has forced Microsoft to give them early access to Windows 8.1.The furore came after Microsoft announced that developers would get the new release at the same time as everyone else. Continue reading

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Opel Monza, on a wing and a prayer

The primary way to shift perceptions, of course, is through styling, which Opel design chief Mark Adams has accomplished. The Monza’s surfaces reflect the lapping of waves on shore, Adams explained in Frankfurt, while the trim, arching midsection evokes the slim waist of a greyhound. Whatever the inspirations that begat the Monza, they served their purpose. Continue reading

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Japanese Anime Master Miyazaki Hangs Up Director Hat

TOKYO — Oscar-winning Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki said on Friday he will make no more of the full-length films that have brought him global fame, confessing that his real love is drawing and – at age 72 – he is tired of directing. Continue reading

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