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HTC One Mini banned in the UK following Nokia patent win

Of all the great patent animosities that have raged in the smartphone world over the past couple of years, that between HTC and Nokia could be one of the most brutal. Having already forced HTC to change the microphone and the radio inside its One handset, Nokia has now won a key ruling that bans …

UK awards sales injunction on HTC One, One Mini due to Nokia patent infringement

Finding an HTC One or HTC One Mini in the U.K. is about to get more difficult. On Tuesday, Nokia(s nok) earned an injunction ruling against both …

Apple Patents Face Recognition Tech For Enhanced iPhone Privacy And Automated Controls

Apple has been issued a patent by the USPO today (via AppleInsider) that describes a system for using facial recognition and detection on a mobile or desktop computing device. This could work a lot like the Android face unlock option, which has been criticized before for its fallibility, but is …

Hand over your friends for drink driving and earn £200, West Midlands Police say

Officers across the region will also be on patrol morning and night to catch people who flout the law<p>Revellers are being offered up to £200 to report their friends who drink and drive this Christmas.<p>Police have announced the move in a crackdown on intoxicated drivers who get behind the wheel.<p>Anyone …

David Cameron hits back at accusations of cronyism on China trade trip

The Prime Minister argues he is 'absolutely right' to have his father-in-law as one of the business delegates accompanying him on his three day trip to China<p>David Cameron has hit back at accusations of cronyism over his choice of companions on his first trip to China in three years.<p>The Prime …

Pensioners see their income rise while younger Britons struggle with less

Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show that while retired people have seen their household income grow, working households have less<p>Pensioners’ disposable income rose 5.1 per cent through the credit crisis, while younger Britons saw their spending power fall 6.4 per cent, …

Lee Rigby killers drove around Woolwich barracks looking for soldiers to kill, court hears

Michael Adebolajo, 28, and Michael Adebowale, 22, drove up and down Artillery Place, in south east London, several times before running over Mr Rigby, a court is told<p>Soldier Lee Rigby's killers drove around his Woolwich barracks for up to an hour looking for soldiers to kill before they targeted …

You Can’t Be Fit and Fat

It’s okay to be heavy, as long as you don’t have diabetes or hypertension–right? Not so fast, says the latest research.<p>There are always exceptions to …

Volvo’s Self-Driving Cars Will Max Out at 43 MPH

Volvo is aiming to be the first car maker to bring self-driving vehicles to the public. To do so, it has partnered with Sweden to bring 100 …

Ushering Out the PC Era: Shipments Will Drop 10% in 2013

The International Data Corporation has more bad news for the PC world; not only are worldwide shipments expected to drop by 10.1% this year, they’re …

20 Breathtaking Images Of The Earth As Seen From Space

Aleppo, Syria, May 26, 2013 – The Citadel of Aleppo – medieval fortified palace<br>DigitalGlobe—Getty Images<p>1 of 20<p>Digital Globe, a provider of …

Before Paul Walker and Fast and the Furious: 5 Stars Who Died Mid-Film Project

In the wake of Paul Walker’s untimely death in a car wreck on Nov. 30 at the age of 40, questions quickly began to circulate about the fate of <i>The</i> …

Why a Pacific War Is Possible: The Dangerous Hatred Between China and Japan

From the long-distance perspective of an American, Asia looks like one of the world’s most peaceful places. And it is — for the moment. But when Vice …

Debris From Chinese Moon Rover Launch Crashes Into Village

Minutes after Beijing celebrated the successful launch of the country’s first moon rover on Monday, two homes more than 1,000 km away in China’s …

United Nations to Probe U.K. and U.S. Spy Agencies Over Snowden Leaks

The senior counterterrorism official at the United Nations, Ben Emmerson, is launching a probe into the surveillance activities of the intelligence …

Syria: suicide bomb attack in Damascus leaves at least four dead

At least four people have been killed and more than a dozen injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up in central Damascus on Tuesday afternoon, according to Syrian state television.<p>The TV station described the bomber as “wearing an explosive belt” which he exploded in the Jebbeh district of …

Europe is the Best at Producing, Attracting and Retaining Talent

European countries dominate the first Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), a ranking of the quality of talent nations are able to produce, …

Tax havens urged to expose firms hiding fortunes on their shores

Campaigners have urged Britain's overseas territories to expose the true owners of shell companies set up on their shores to curb illicit financial flows that deprive poor countries of billions of dollars.<p>As the UK government and leaders of the overseas territories hold their annual ministerial …

Yes, Your Toddler Really Is Smarter Than A 5-Year-Old

Parents, does your 18-month-old seem wise beyond her years? Science says you're not fooling yourself.<p>Very small children can reason abstractly, researchers say, and are able to infer the relationships between objects that elude older children who get caught up on the concreteness of things.<p>In …

Majority Of Americans Think Obama Is Not Honest Or Trustworthy: Poll

By Susan Heavey<p>WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (Reuters) - A growing number of Americans doubt President Barack Obama's ability to manage the nation, according to a CNN/ORC poll released on Monday that reflects the possible larger impact of his administration's fumbled rollout of its healthcare law.<p>The poll …

China cotton reserves to go on sale

<b>China, which has about half the world's cotton, will start sales from its reserves on Thursday, the China National Cotton Exchange has said.</b><p>The aim is to increase the supply to China's domestic textile market.<p>But the sale, from its 10 million tonnes of stockpiled cotton, is likely to meet stiff …

China

Why do most Chinese dislike their jobs?

<b>Judging by the survey data, many Chinese workplaces are black holes of misery and despair.</b><p>Only 6% of Chinese employees said they are "engaged" in their jobs, according to a global Gallup survey released this month. China's numbers equal the numbers out of war-weary Iraq.<p>Workers across all income …

Employment

Nine million in 'serious' debt across the UK

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1031000/1031779_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534551778_4c57ce08d6e8d2b32940270394ac559b<p><b>Nearly nine million people across the UK are living with serious debt problems, according to a new report.</b><p>The Money Advice Service (MAS) also said …

England

India’s swap window: much bigger than expected | Financial Times

Print this page<p>At the beginning of September, the Indian rupee hit a series of record lows. Having appeared to be immune to global economic crises in …

Why Germany's Proposed Minimum Wage Could Be Good News for Europe

Europe needs Germany to spend more, and higher wages in Germany could do just that.<p>After an all-night bargaining session, early this morning Germany’s two largest political parties announced a provisional deal to form a coalition government. This comes two months after Angela Merkel’s Christian …

Financial Innovation Goes to School | by Philippe Douste-Blazy, Carol Bellamy and Robert Filipp

PARIS – Later this month, the United Nations will discuss a high-level report on global development priorities for the period following the …

So this is how fiat currency dies, with thunderous CPUs?

2013-11-28T15:15:35.000Z<p>We noted that the shift from Bitcoin into other crypto alternatives, which give early adopters a better chance at pilfering …