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The New Dynamics Of The Device Economy, iPad, Nexus, Hudl!

Today’s announcement that retailer Tesco has launched a new tablet, the Hudl, is further evidence that we are entering a device economy where the dynamics of product sales and pricing are radically changed.<p>Tesco is the world’s number 2 retailer by profit, after WalMart, and wants a part of the …

LinkedIn: Users Permit Us to Access Email Accounts

Business-focused social network LinkedIn has hit back at claims that it hacks into users’ email accounts to blast out messages without permission.<p>The allegations, which are part of a lawsuit filed in California last week, were rejected by Blake Lewit, Senior Director of Litigation at LinkedIn, who …

Coming Soon: iPads and Kindles During Take-off and Landing

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If all goes as expected this week, the <i>New York Times's</i> Nick Bilton will get almost everything he's …

Why Is Merkel Still So Popular?

The chancellor looks like she's headed for a third term. Here's why Germans love her.<p>BERLIN—Germans reaffirmed their faith in Chancellor Angela Merkel during the country’s elections today, with her supporting center-right Christian Democratic Union garnering 41.7 percent of the vote—8 percent more …

The 100 best novels: an introduction

If lists are a guilty pleasure, then book lists are a sinful addiction. That's an observation for which the <i>Observer</i> can adduce empirical evidence.<p>Ten years ago, on 12 October 2003, in a headline-grabbing stunt, writing as literary editor, I compiled (with a lot of help from colleagues) a list, …

UK growth? Make London independent to mend the north-south divide

Go to Preston and tell them that Britain is booming and the notion will be greeted with a hollow laugh. Tell the folks in Hull that the housing market has caught fire and they will assume you have taken leave of your senses. Mention in Rochdale that a corner has been turned and you are likely to be …

Why Chemotherapy That Costs $70,000 in the U.S. Costs $2,500 in India

By rejecting patent applications, developing countries have kept down the costs of much-needed medications. Can they continue to do so without harming efforts to develop new drugs?<p>Arko Datta/Reuters<p>Why does Gleevec, a leukemia drug that costs $70,000 per year in the United States, cost just $2,500 …

'The Culture of Rape' and a Smart Phone App: Activism Meets Technology in India

The other day at the annual Women in the World conference in New York, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took to the stage to speak bluntly and directly about what she called a “culture of rape.” She talked about the brutal rape and disemboweling of a 23-year-old medical student in Delhi …

Weekly News Roundup - India

<i>In a new weekly segment, I’ll be doing a roundup of the mobile technology news in India, including new device announcements and releases from Indian manufacturers, network carrier news, and anything else that captures the pulse of the Android scene in India.</i><p>It’s been a busy week for in India for …

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