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Sony expects smartphone losses and sales decrease over the next year

Sony said its mobile business will likely record declining sales and operating losses over the next twelve months.<p>Sony published today its final results for the fiscal year 2014 (ending March 31) and its forecast for fiscal year 2015, and there aren’t many surprises. The 2014 results were in line …

'He's a very talented player' - Rodgers praises Liverpool target Depay

The Reds have stolen a march on Manchester United in the race for the Dutchman, and he has now been hailed by the Northern Irishman ahead of a potential summer bid<p>Brendan Rodgers admits that Liverpool target Memphis Depay is a "very talented player" as the club step up their summer recruitment …

Bigcommerce Set to Make First Acquisition as Rival Shopify Preps for IPO

The acquisition of Zing is expected to help Bigcommerce improve its offerings for brick-and-mortar businesses.<p>Bigcommerce, a heavily-funded software maker that helps small businesses set up online stores, is close to announcing its first acquisition, according to two people familiar with the …

Brick Buildings That Are Actually Cool (PHOTOS)

GAWK<p>Move over limestone, granite, and steel—brick buildings are pretty amazing too.<p>04.25.15 1:00 PM ET

Architecture

Nepal earthquake: what the thousands of victims share is that they are poor

After more than 36 hours of darkness, Garima Saha, 12, woke up on Monday morning in a makeshift orthopaedic surgery ward in the reception hall of a hospital in central Kathmandu.<p>When she opened her eyes, finally regaining consciousness having been buried for nine hours in rubble after Saturday’s …

Natural Disasters

Microsoft is losing money on Windows phones

Microsoft could be about to write-off billions of dollars related to its Nokia phone business acquisition. In a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week, the software giant revealed that its phone hardware has been losing money. Revenue was $1.4 billion for the quarter …