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Newkia aims to rise from Nokia's ashes on Android wings

SINGAPORE -- Nokia's fate would have been a lot different today if it had taken the Android route, and this is what a freshly minted company -- aptly named Newkia -- plans to do by acquiring as much of Nokia's know-how as possible.<p>It's an opportunity opened up by Microsoft's planned $7.2 billion …

Mobile Technology

Philips launches Cloud TV with access to hundreds of channels

Philips rolled out a new cloud-based service promising hundreds of TV channels to its smart TV users.<p>Dubbed Cloud TV, the service announced Thursday streams local, national, international, and special interest TV channels over the Internet to Philips smart TVs. The lineup includes both premium and …

Samsung Galaxy Tablet may run on Intel chip

Samsung may do something it has never done: Put an Intel chip in a Galaxy Tab.<p>The Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Android tablet is expected to sport a dual-core 1.6GHz Intel Atom CloverTrail+ chip, industry sources familiar with the product told CNET. The plus sign means the CloverTrial chip packs a …

Gear & Gadgets

Rome Masters 2013: Rafael Nadal Is No Longer Safe on Clay vs. Novak Djokovic

The days of Rafael Nadal dominating Novak Djokovic on clay are long gone.<p>And, based on Djokovic's play in the 2013 Rome Masters thus far, that doesn't figure to change.<p>When Nadal defeated Djokovic in Madrid in 2009, it marked Nadal's ninth straight victory over the Serb on clay, dating all the way …

David Beckham to retire from football after turning down new PSG deal

David Beckham is to retire from football after two decades at the top of the game. Beckham was initially thought to be contemplating a further year's …

Indian Premier League in crisis after three players are charged with spot fixing

The billion-dollar Indian Premier League was plunged into crisis on Thursday when three players, including Test star Sri Sreesanth, were arrested for alleged spot fixing following an undercover operation by Delhi police.<p>The president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, N Srinivasan, …

iPhone 5S internal overhaul tipped to make room for new features

Rumors of the next-generation iPhone aren’t slowing down, especially when we’re expecting the new device at some point this year. Close-up photos of …

BlackBerry 'phablet' rumour runs rampant at RIM conference

Research In Motion Ltd. executives delivered a lengthy list of new announcements this week at the smartphone maker's annual conference, but the buzz has already shifted to what the company may be still hiding up its sleeve, including the possibility of a small tablet device.<p>The rumours piqued the …

Apple reveals details of 50 billionth App Store download

The Apple App Store odometer was spinning furiously en route to the 50 billionth app download.<p>Apple on Thursday morning formally announced the passing of the milestone and named the winner of the race to reach 50 billion. That honor went to Brandon Ashmore of Mentor, Ohio, who downloaded Say the …

Google Play game services announced

Google has announced the launch of Google Play game services, an initiative designed to serve as a gaming platform for Android, iOS, and other connected devices.<p>The service allows game developers to incorporate achievements, cloud saves, real-time multiplayer, and public leaderboards. Integration …

Sony gets rights for Angry Birds movie

Sony Pictures Entertainment has obtained the exclusive worldwide distribution rights for the upcoming Angry Birds movie, developer and publisher Rovio Entertainment has announced.<p>Several "major" studios reportedly pursued the film rights in recent weeks before Sony Pictures emerged as the winner. …

Ubisoft: Core gamers 'starving' for next-gen

The wait for next-generation consoles will soon be over, and according to Ubisoft, gamers will be eager to adopt the new platforms. As part of its latest earnings report, Ubisoft said the eight-year wait for new consoles has left gamers "starving" for next-gen platforms.<p>The company also detailed …