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HTC working with Microsoft to bring Windows Phone Blue to 8X

HTC hasn't forgotten about Windows Phone after all. The company's been pretty silent on any sort of collaboration with Microsoft for a long time, but the North American product team spoke up today on Reddit. When asked if HTC is done with Windows Phone, the team stated: "we're working with …

Google is working on 10-gigabit Internet connections, executive says

Google wants to create Internet connections of 10 gigabits per second, 10 times faster than what it already delivers to customers of its Fiber service in the Kansas City area.<p>Patrick Pichette, chief financial officer of the tech giant, said it could take as long as 10 years to create the …

Kansas City

Apple and Samsung Fail to Work Out Deal Ahead of Trial

Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly met with Samsung mobile chief J.K. Shin in an attempt to settle the ongoing dispute between the two rivals over mobile …

Android Makes Up Nearly 80% of Global Smartphone Shipments

There is no end in sight to the Android versus iPhone debate, but while we can all argue over the pros and cons of each, the numbers don't lie: …

Crocodiles can climb trees: researchers

ORLANDO (Reuters) - Most people entering crocodile territory keep a wary eye out on water and land, but research suggests they need to look up.<p>An American alligator perches on a tree branch in the Pearl River Delta, Mississippi, in this undated handout photo received on February 14, 2014. …

Kid Gets Tongue Stuck To Metal Pole A La 'A Christmas Story'

A middle school student in Easthampton, Mass., is feeling licked after getting his tongue stuck on a metal pole.<p>The student, whose name has not been released, apparently attempted to reenact a scene from the 1983 holiday classic, "A Christmas Story," Wednesday morning by sticking his tongue against …

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Obama: 'Will not wait' on Congress

CAMBRIDGE, Md. — President Barack Obama warned once again that he wants to work with Republicans in Congress to pass needed legislation, but he “will not wait” to take action if that doesn’t happen.<p>The president also suggested that passage of Obamacare — his signature legislative victory — would be …

Syria crisis: Last UN attempt to break Geneva deadlock

<b>The UN special envoy for Syria is making a last-ditch bid to break the stalemate between the Syrian government and the opposition in Geneva.</b><p>Lakhdar Brahimi is holding final discussions with both sides in Geneva.<p>Negotiations have reached an impasse as the two delegations traded accusations, with …

Middle East

The seven most common fashion mistakes men make

The unironed dress shirt<p>It’s kind of endearing, actually, to see the sort of guy who wears a tee every day pull out his one grown-up shirt with buttons (usually at his girlfriend’s insistence) for a funeral or a dinner party – it means he wants to show respect. But the curled, misshapen collar …

9 Bad Fashion Tips Men Should Stop Following

Even if well-intentioned, the wrong fashion tips can sabotage your style.<p>A recent Reddit men's fashion thread asked "what is bad clothing advice that people give?"<p>We selected some of our favorites.<p><b>1. "As long as the shirt fits at the collar, it's fine."</b><p>"I'm a small skinny guy with a bull neck and …

Clothing