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Soccer

Brazil Legend Romario: FIFA President Joseph Blatter is 'Corrupt Thief'

Brazilian football legend Romario has heavily criticised FIFA, calling President Sepp Blatter "a corrupt thief" and Secretary General Jerome Valcke …

Eric Cantona arrested for assault in London

Metropolitan Police have arrested and cautioned former Manchester United star Eric Cantona for assaulting a man in London<p>Eric Cantona has been arrested and cautioned for assaulting a man in London on Wednesday.<p>The former <b>Manchester United</b> star was taken into custody by police following a lunchtime …

Ronaldo Talks About World Cup in His Native Brazil

Billions of people around the world have their eyes set on Brazil this summer, all in anticipation of the World Cup. In Brazil, famed soccer star …

Russia

Google fixes 7 Chrome security holes just before CanSecWest

The day before two annual Google-sponsored hacking contests kick off at a security conference in Vancouver, Google tidies up some of Chrome's loose ends.<p>Google has fixed seven security flaws in Chrome, just a day before the annual, real-time hacking competitions Pwnium and Pwn2Own.<p>The new security …

Google

Starbucks app to let you pre-order your coffee later this year

It sucks when you go to Starbucks for a pick-me-up and some guy's holding up the line with an overly complicated request. Thankfully, the Seattle company's testing a mobile ordering service in an effort to speed things up. To be clear, when it debuts later this year, you still won't be able to get …

'Titanfall' player becomes first in the world to reach 1 million Xbox Live Gamerscore

Xbox Live has an undisputed champion. Ray Cox, better known online as Stallion83, has just become the first person to crack an Xbox Live Gamerscore of 1 million points. He did it playing <i>Titanfall</i>, the blockbuster first-person shooter released earlier this week, and live-streamed his efforts via …

Phones you can unlock with your fingerprint (pictures)

Fingerprint-scanning phones we have known<p>Motorola Atrix 4G<p>iPhone 5S<p>HTC One Max<p>Samsung Galaxy S5<p>Caption by Jessica Dolcourt / Photo by Andrew Hoyle/CNET<p>1<p>of 5<p>Motorola Atrix 4G<p>Caption by Jessica Dolcourt / Photo by AT&T<p>2<p>of 5<p>iPhone 5S<p>Caption by Jessica Dolcourt / Photo by Sarah Tew/CNET<p>3<p>of 5<p>HTC One …

Phones

Mutant dual-boot Android and Windows Phone coming to US this spring

Huawei is no stranger to Windows Phone, having released a handset in the US last year, but the company is now planning to combine Android and Windows Phone into a single smartphone. Speaking to <i>TrustedReviews</i>, Huawei’s chief marketing officer, Shao Yang, reveals the firm is still committed to …

Google removes underlined links, says goodbye to 1996

Google started life as a research project in 1996 to crawl the internet and create a search engine. 18 years later, Google is now removing the last of the design left over from that era. Starting today, the '90s-style underlined links are being removed from Google search results. It truly marks the …

Apple Patents A Smarter, More Accurate Wrist-Based Activity Tracker

Apple has applied for a patent for an improved wearable pedometer design, according to a new filing published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider). The filing describes a way to vastly improve accuracy on wearable step counters, by determining where a user is wearing it and adjusting the way it …

Mind Pirate unveils its first Google Glass and mobile augmented-reality game: Global Food Fight

Mind Pirate is announcing Global Food Fight today, an augmented-reality game that can run on Google Glass, smartwatches, smartphones, and tablets. The title is a wacky brawl where you can slingshot food at your friends who are half a world away.<p>Perhaps this is how a new era of gaming begins as …

Why The Next iPhone Should Have A Bigger Screen

Is the iPhone too small? One designer thinks so, and he may have a point.<p>What will the next iPhone look like when it is released in September after its first major redesign in two years? In a new concept, Sam Beckett, an independent concept designer, imagines a next-gen iPhone Air with a 4.7-inch, …

IPad Air

LeBron James tweets Samsung phone fail, then deletes it

King James may rule the basketball world, but he’s just as susceptible to Android bugs as the rest of us.<p>Samsung had to wince when its highly paid spokesperson tweeted out the following yesterday to his 12 million followers: ”My phone just erased everything it had in it and rebooted. One of the …

Microsoft makes Windows Phone free for some phone makers

Microsoft has been considering offering a free version of Windows Phone to smartphone makers for months now, and it appears the company has signed its first free license deals recently. <i>The Times of India</i> reports that Microsoft is waiving the Windows Phone license fee for two Indian phone makers — …

Samsung wants a patent to let you unlock your phone with a squiggle

Swiping from left to right to unlock your phone is so passé.<p>The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application last week from mobile device maker Samsung for a new way to summon a “mobile terminal” out of lock mode: by dragging your finger in a curved line and having it intersect at …

Galaxy Note

Microsoft launches low-cost Office 365 Personal subscription service

Microsoft originally launched its subscription version of Office back in September 2012, but the company is announcing a new cheaper option for individuals today. Office 365 Personal is a $6.99-per-month (or $69.99 a year) subscription service that provides access to the Office 2013 applications …

Google Smartwatch Specs Leak, Show Hardware Comparable To Galaxy Gear 2

Some new details about Google’s upcoming smartwatch, which is said to be made by occasional Nexus hardware partner LG, have emerged from mobile leaker @evleaks, who has a solid track record when it comes to unreleased devices. Shortly after TechCrunch reported that Google’s smartwatch development …

Smile! The Samsung Galaxy S5's 16-megapixel camera is pretty good so far

We couldn't get it outside into the daylight, but these indoor shots give you an indication of what this phone's camera can do.<p>BARCELONA, Spain -- Artificial spot lighting at trade show booths doesn't make for the optimal conditions to test out what a camera can do. However, it does at least give …

Mobile Photography

The Fingerprint Scanner On The Samsung Galaxy S5 Will Be Accessible By Developers

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 includes a fingerprint scanner embedded in the home button, and that hardware will be made available to third-party devs, the company announced today at a developer-focused event during MWC this year. That move is in stark contrast to Apple’s strategy with its own fingerprint …

Windows Phone to be fastest growing mobile OS, says IDC

Microsoft's mobile OS will surge, after a fashion, amid slower growth for the smartphone industry as a whole, predicts research firm IDC.<p>Windows Phone could be the only major mobile OS to see a gain in market share in the next few years.<p>Released Wednesday, IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone …

Mobile

Buffalo Wings Wants To Pick Up Where Flappy Bird Left Off

Addictive and at the same time frustrating<p>Ads are done more subtly and tastefully than other clones<p>“We think Dong Nguyen made a genius game”

Microsoft sends out mixed messages about Nokia Lumia brand

Microsoft has discussed the survival of the Nokia and Lumia brand names after it completes its Nokia acquisition.<p>BARCELONA, Spain -- Lumia lives! Microsoft will continue the Nokia and Lumia brands when it takes over Nokia's phone business, although the company is sending out mixed messages on the …

Windows Phone