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Yota Devices to put Canada back on the map for smartphone manufacturing?

Exciting news for RIM engineers that have recently found themselves out of work in Canada due to poor sales of BlackBerry smartphones, Yota Devices may be moving to town.<p>Reports are coming in that Yota Devices CEO Vlad Martynov is in serious talks to relocate headquarters from Moscow, Russia into …

Brady sits out Patriots-Redskins preseason opener

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The New England Patriots' preseason opener was a night off for Tom Brady.<p>The Patriots planned to start backup Ryan Mallett for Thursday night's game against the Washington Redskins.<p>Brady already had plenty of work against the Redskins this week. The two teams held three days of …

5 Things We Learned from Patriots' 1st Preseason Game

The New England Patriots starters did their work Monday and Tuesday, dominating the Washington Redskins in their joint practice sessions. That left the second- and third-stringers to pick up the slack in the first preseason game of the year, a task that proved to be too much.<p>While New England will …

Practices top game for Patriots, Redskins starters

WASHINGTON (AP) — In some ways, the preseason opener between the New England Patriots and Washington Redskins is very much an afterthought.<p>For the regulars, the real work has already been accomplished. The teams went head-to-head over three days of joint practices this week at the Redskins training …

NFL

Patriots vs. Redskins: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 NFL Preseason

The hosting Washington Redskins dominated the New England Patriots 23-6 in both teams' preseason opener on Thursday at FedEx Field.<p>As is often the case, much of the emphasis in this game went on second-stringers and, in particular, the No. 2 quarterbacks on each side. Washington's dynamic starting …

New England Patriots Showcasing Ryan Mallett for a Trade?

New England Patriots Showcasing Ryan...

5 Players the 49ers Will Regret Passing on in the 2013 NFL Draft

The San Francisco 49ers had a great draft. They filled needs, found talent and traded for picks in the 2014 NFL draft.<p>Really, there's not much to criticize.<p>However, it's inevitable that some of the players they passed on will end up being great pros for other teams.<p>And that's where regret can come …

Curiosity as Te'o set to meet Chargers teammates

Rookie linebacker Manti Te'o will get tested as Chargers open full-squad practices Monday<p>SAN DIEGO — When the San Diego Chargers convene Monday for their first full-squad practices since the draft — and their choice of linebacker Manti Te'o — new coach Mike McCoy won't issue any special …

Giants lineman Eric Herman suspended four games for PEDs

AP<p>The Giants were in the process of rebuilding an offensive line anyway, and now they have one fewer piece.<p>The league announced that offensive …

Report: Thanasis Antetokounmpo going to D-League or Europe

Knicks draftee Thanasis Antetokounmpo will reportedly not play in the NBA this coming season.<p><b>Offseason: Free Agency | Latest from Ken Berger | …

Suarez told to expect verdict next week after six-hour CAS hearing | FOX Sports

<b>LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP)</b> Luis Suarez gave evidence at sport’s highest court Friday and was told to expect a verdict next week in his appeal against …

Soccer

House artist DJ Rashad died of a drug overdose, post-mortem confirms

Chicago medical examiners have concluded that the pioneering footwork and juke producer DJ Rashad, who died in April, was killed by a drug overdose. A new toxicology report has contradicted the earlier assertion, by Rashad’s cousin, that the musician died as a result of complications from a blood …

Google and Barnes & Noble team up to beat Amazon at book delivery

Barnes & Noble has decided to team up Google in an effort to reclaim its King of Book Retail title from their mutual rival Amazon.<p>Starting today, the …

Facebook acquires server security firm PrivateCore

Looking to make user data more secure, Facebook announced Thursday that it has acquired secure server technology company PrivateCore.<p>PrivateCore, which was founded in 2012 and is based in Palo Alto, Calif., develops software that authenticates and secures server data. The company's goal is to …

Apple runs limited-time sale on 20 popular ‘Amazing Productivity Apps’ for iOS

From <i>9to5Toys.com:</i><p>A lot of our favorite apps are on sale in this special promotion. Scanner Pro, Fantastical, Launch Center Pro, Clear, Notability, PDF Expert and many more are at or near all time low prices. Too early for back to school?<p>Full list of Apps and markdowns follows:<p>Boxer for $4.99 (down …

See 15 Crazy Good Celebrity Doppelgangers

Everyone has a celebrity lookalike: That person you use as a point of reference when you're contemplating any major beauty change (Jennifer Lawrence looks good with a lob, so I should too, right?) or tell the guy you're chatting with on Tinder you look <i>just like</i> ("Megan Fox and I could practically …

Clay robotics: the future of architecture is happening now in a Chilterns farm

In an old barn in the rolling Chilterns, white globules drip from the rafters, while strange fungal forms erupt from the floor. In a shed next door, coils of grey clay spiral upwards into chubby stumps, like a line of elephants’ feet, while robotic rumblings can be heard through the wall. As horses …

Gaza militants resume rocket fire at Israel after truce expires

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel launched air strikes across the Gaza Strip on Friday in response to Palestinian rockets after Egyptian-mediated talks failed to extend a 72-hour truce in a month-old war.<p>Egypt later called for a resumption of the ceasefire, saying only a few points remained to be …