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Microsoft's new Android app will try to convince you to switch to Windows Phone

Microsoft has been working to provide its services across all platforms, including iOS and Android, but its latest app, called AppComparison, might have a pretty small target audience. The description for AppComparison, released to Google Play on Friday, starts like this: "Are you considering …

Windows Phone

AFC Wimbledon agree to sell their ground to Chelsea

The League Two club will sell Kingsmeadow as part of their long term plan to return to the site of their former ground at Plough Lane<p>The owners of AFC Wimbledon have approved proposals to sell their home ground to Chelsea.<p>The Dons Trust, made up of AFC Wimbledon fans, were 98% in favour of selling …

It begins! Apple Store goes down ahead of today’s keynote

The Apple Online Store has gone down ahead of today’s big keynote.<p>When it comes back up, we expect to see new iPhones, iPads, a new Apple TV, and more added to the site — but it’s unlikely you’ll be able to buy any of them today.<p>Apple’s event kicks off at 10 a.m. PST, and it’s going to be huge. …

Apple Store

Report: the iPhone 6s will get 'always-on' Siri mode

As usual before an Apple event (which is today, in case you've been cave-bound), the rumor mill is churning out new information. We're now hearing that Apple TV will run an all-new operating system called osTV, based on iOS 9, according to <i>9 to 5 Mac</i>. It'll reportedly carry a similar interface to …

France prison official taken hostage by 'particularly dangerous inmate'

Security forces on the scene at facility where deputy prison governor is being held by an inmate, thought to be armed<p>The deputy governor of a high-security prison in northern France has been taken hostage by a "particularly dangerous inmate" who is thought to be armed, authorities said …

Bastian Schweinsteiger transfer fee from Bayern to Man United disclosed

Bastian Schweinsteiger's first club, TSV 1860 Rosenheim, have revealed how much Manchester United paid for the Germany captain.<p>Schweinsteiger, 31, …

Microsoft is out to save online privacy

Microsoft will battle the US Department of Justice in court tomorrow over whether it should hand over emails tied to a narcotics investigation, stored in its Irish data center — and it should be pretty clear which side you should take.<p>The Guardian notes that the verdict will likely influence …

adidas to Bring Together the World's Top Soccer Teams for Marseille Tournament

Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus stars are heading to the south of France.<p>adidas has chosen Marseille as the location for the climax of …

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Google is doubling down on biotech

The company is turning the team that develops smart contact lenses and other healthcare initiatives into a full-fledged, standalone company rather than a lab project.<p>The life sciences group will "graduate" from the Google X labs and become its own separate company under the new Alphabet corporate …

Emerging Technology

North Korea leader orders army to be ready for war

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered his frontline troops to be ready for war, against a backdrop of rising military tensions between his country and South Korea.<p>The announcement follows an exchange of artillery shells across the two countries' heavily fortified border.<p>The Demilitarised Zone …

North Korea

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Productivity

15 Life Lessons I'd Tell My Younger Stuck, Struggling, Entrepreneur Self

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“So you want to be an entrepreneur?” my mom and dad asked, questioning me at the dinner table. A little worried for my sanity and both entrepreneurs themselves, they warned me of the extremely hard work ahead of me.<p>I had just left my …

Entrepreneurship

50 Habits That Prove You Were Born to Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most aspiring entrepreneurs feel it in their bones -- they were born to be an entrepreneur, to the point where nothing else in life could satisfy them. They're dissatisfied as employees, followers or consumers. They want to create, build …

Entrepreneurship

3 Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

I have worked with some of Silicon Valley's best entrepreneurs and unfortunately some dismal ones too. Because we are all part of the Software Revolution, the Valley attracts the world's most ambitious and gives everyone a chance to build something great. So what determines if you will build what …

Entrepreneurship

Superconductivity record sparks wave of follow-up physics

Hydrogen sulfide — the compound responsible for the smell of rotten eggs — conducts electricity with zero resistance at a record high temperature of …

Android M's name is Marshmallow, and it's version 6.0

Google went with the obvious choice<p>Google has revealed what the M in Android M stands for: Marshmallow. The Android 6.0 update, set for release this fall, was first previewed at the company's I/O conference in late May. But as it's done before, Google held off on announcing the full name to build …

Android News

Dixons Carphone teams up with mobile network Sprint to open US stores

The companies will open 20 US-based sites at first, ahead of a potential rollout of some 500 stores<p>Dixons Carphone is venturing stateside by teaming up with US network Sprint to open 20 retail stores, in the first stage of a partnership that could extend to 500 sites.<p>Under the deal, announced this …

UK counter-terror officials criticised over London schoolgirls

Hussen Abase, Amira’s father, urges her to come home as UK counter-terrorism officers face scrutiny over girls’ possible online radicalisation<p>The father of one of the London schoolgirls feared to be on her way to Syria has said her family “cannot stop crying” as he urged her not to fall into the …

Radicalization

Russian bombers threatening Britain could hit passenger aircraft

Air Chief Marshal Lord Stirrup, the former head of the armed forces, warns that Russian bombers testing Britain's air defences could hit a passenger plane<p>Russia is playing a "very dangerous game of chicken" by encroaching on Britain's airspace there is a growing risk that one of its bombers could …