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Mike Ashley eyes latest move with bid for Evans Cycles

The Sports Direct founder is among a group of top retail names trying to buy the company<p><b>Mike Ashley</b>, the founder of Sports Direct, is among a group of top retail names trying to buy Evans Cycles.<p>Mr Ashley is understood to see Evans Cycles, which would cost roughly £100m, as way to expand Sports …

One Of Google's Earliest Android Employees Explains Where It Loses To The iPhone

As of Q3 2014, Android owned more than 80% of the smartphone market around the world, but that's split between the dozens of different companies that produce Android phones. About 12% of devices around the world run on iOS, but that money goes straight back to Apple.<p>There's no clear answer as to …

Kalashnikov, grenade launcher and machine gun seized in mass street brawl

Machine gun, grenade launcher and Kalashnikov seized as 32-year-old and 41-year-old men arrested on suspicion of firearms offences in Bromley, south-east London<p>A Kalashnikov assault rifle, a rocket propelled grenade launcher and a Second World War machine gun were seized by armed police after a …

Leaked Galaxy S6 Details Hint At Samsung's Plan To Rival Apple Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is going to be one of the most anticipated Android devices this year. The Galaxy S6 is expected to have a glass and metal body, improvements in the TouchWiz interface responsiveness, a major decrease in memory consumption, upgraded cameras and a boost in the chipset, according …

Leaked dealer docs say Mercedes-AMG GT S to start at $129,900

The 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT exists as one of the most hotly anticipated European sports coupes to come along in quite some time. Offering some beautifully swoopy styling and a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 with 503 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque in S trim, there's really not much to dislike …

Why The Apple Watch Doesn’t Need More Than A Few Hours Of Active Use Time

Apple’s upcoming wearable still prompts a lot of questions, not least of which is how long it will last on a full charge of its battery. A new report form 9to5Mac suggests that Apple is looking at a smartwatch that will offer 2.5 hours of continuous use for processor-intensive applications like …

The Truth About How A 12-Month Old Company Gets A $1 Billion Valuation

Zero to over $1 billion in 9 months?<p>Even by Silicon Valley's loose standards, that seems insane.<p>And now Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield has admitted that the valuation was based almost as much on speculation as it was on traditional metrics.<p>In an interview with Fortune, Butterfield explained, "There …

Hutchison to buy Telefonica UK unit for 10.25 billion pounds | Reuters

MADRID/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Li Ka-shing’s Hutchison Whampoa Ltd has agreed to buy Telefonica’s British mobile unit O2 for up to 10.25 billion pounds, hastening the consolidation of Britain’s telecoms industry.<p>Hutchison already operates the Three Mobile network in Britain, and buying second-ranked …

Isil 'statement' on Japan hostages' fate due as 72-hour deadline passes

With Isil's deadline to kill two Japanese hostages having passed, follow updates after parents make desperate plea to hostage-takers to spare two mens' lives<p><b>• 'No message from Isil', says Tokyo</b> <b><br>• Isil 'tells Japan state TV' statement due 'soon'</b><p><i>Latest</i><p><b>13.16</b> With no updates on the Japanese hostages, we …

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Big asteroid to fly by Earth Monday

<b>(CNN) —</b> A big asteroid will fly by Earth on Monday, but NASA says don't worry -- we'll be safe.<p>The asteroid is called 2004 BL86. It'll come about 745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) from Earth, or about three times as far away as the moon at 11:19 a.m. ET, according to NASA.<p>You're wondering, …

Prince Andrew denies underage sex claim | Reuters

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Prince Andrew on Thursday made his first public comment on allegations that he had had sex with an underage girl, reiterating previous official denials.<p>Britain's Prince Andrew speaks to business leaders during a reception on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum …