George Snidal

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Yes, Pepsi is launching smartphones in China

In today's edition of baffling corporate branding decisions, Pepsi has confirmed plans to launch smartphones and a line of accessories in China in the coming months, <i>Reuters</i> reports. The company made it clear that it won't be manufacturing the phones, instead it'll be licensing its brand to a …

Microsoft previews Windows 10 Skype integration and Cortana inking

Microsoft is previewing its latest Windows 10 update today, and it comes with some interesting changes. While the software giant has been promising a new Messaging app with Skype integration, it's finally available to test out. It's fairly basic right now, but it does give you access to features …

Did U.S. weapons supplied to Syrian rebels draw Russia into the conflict?

BEIRUT — American antitank missiles supplied to Syrian rebels are playing an unexpectedly prominent role in shaping the Syrian battlefield, giving the conflict the semblance of a proxy war between the United States and Russia, despite President Obama’s express desire to avoid one.<p>The U.S.-made …

Middle East

Russia’s Move in Syria Threatens Energy Deals With Turkey

Not that Russia was ever a slouch, but there’s no denying the recent uptick in activity. As we approach the juicy middle of President Vladimir …

Russia