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Global smartphone shipments top one billion 'milestone'

<b>More than one billion smartphones were shipped last year, with Samsung extending its lead as the world's biggest vendor, a new survey has showed.</b><p>According to market research firm IDC, 1.004 billion smartphones were shipped last year, marking a 38.4% increase from the previous year.<p>South Korea's …

Nintendo reportedly planning mini-games and content for its biggest rival: the smartphone (updated)

Japanese newspaper Nikkei has a generally good record for getting the scoop on Nintendo, and this one could be pretty important. According to this report, Nintendo will announce plans to create "progressive" content for smartphones -- the very devices that many reckon is chipping away at the …

Womb transplants hailed as success in pioneering Swedish project

Nine women in Sweden have successfully received transplanted wombs donated by relatives and will soon try to become pregnant, has revealed. The women, mostly in their 30s, were born without a uterus or had it removed because of cervical cancer. They are part of the first major experiment to test …

Google rumored to launch its own TV set-top box under the Nexus brand next year

We haven't even seen the latest iteration of Google TV yet -- oops, sorry, that's "Android with Google services for TV" these days -- but a new rumor from <i>The Information's</i> Amir Efrati points to a Nexus-branded set-top box directly from Google in the first half of 2014. Previous rumors have noted …

‘Bettie Page Reveals All,’ A Close-Up Look at the Pinup Goddess and Sexual Icon

It was a time completely anathema to today. A time when the class freak was the one who’d <i>had</i> sex, not the one abstaining. A time when anything …

The Big Reveal In Apple's Upcoming iPhone 6

Bloomberg reports Apple will launch two larger screen phones next year but the more significant aspect of the report is the likelihood of an iPhone with a curved screen. The Wall St Journal picked up on it too – it means, most likely, that Apple will be transferring its screen technologies from LCD …

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What’s the best smartphone? The top models face off

The big guns are out from all the major phone manufacturers, and it's a real battle royale on all carriers. Big, powerful phones with 4G LTE connections, high-quality cameras, and HD screens — which do you really want? To help thin the herd a bit, we've put together this little cheat sheet with the …

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EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after emergencies

International Day of the Girl<p>The world’s 1.1 billion girls are a source of power, energy, and creativity – and the millions of girls in emergencies …