The suprise sale allows Google to drop a struggling part of their business and lets Lenovo leapfrog their way to third place in smartphone sales
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Celebration for patients after India’s landmark ruling against Swiss drug giant Novartis means millions can afford generic medicines
Monday 01 April 2013
For Sourabh Ghosh, it was nothing less than a matter of life or death.
Indian court refuses to grant patent to drugs manufacturer in landmark case that could keep life-saving medicine affordable
Monday 01 April 2013
Health activists have welcomed a decision by India’s highest court not to grant a patent to a drugs manufacturer in a case campaigners say will help safeguard the ability of people around the world to afford life-saving medicine.
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Glance at a photograph of George Petherbridge in his 1950s Bristol Rovers heyday and he appears old before his time. The expression is watchful, almost anxious, and when seen taking to the pitch in the flesh at Eastville – Rovers' much-missed former headquarters, now the site of a vast convenience furniture store – the 5ft 4in Devon-born winger might have seemed a vulnerable figure, especially in comparison to the full-backs charged with marking him, often muscular hulks who appeared capable of eating him alive.
Tuesday 26 March 2013
The Italian Foreign Minister quit today after his government returned two marines to India to face trial for killing two fishermen.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
Outlook It's not often that shares in Arm Holdings finish the day in negative territory, although the fall is understandable enough. Its chief executive Warren East caught more than a few people on the hop by announcing his resignation.
Monday 11 March 2013
Amazon has over 3,000 negative reviews of latest Sims game
Friday 08 March 2013
Opponents call the motion a "horrendous attack on our fundamental freedoms of speech and expression"
Monday 04 March 2013
New game slated for October release, and promises Caribbean pirate adventures
Saturday 02 March 2013
The German media giant Bertelsmann is buying out its joint-venture partner in music-publishing company BMG, thereby giving it full control of a catalogue boasting one million songs by artists including Bruno Mars, Duran Duran and Frank Ocean.
Friday 01 March 2013
He was the judge who handed a major PR win to the South Korean electronics giant Samsung when he chastised rival Apple in court last year during their long-running and bitter legal fight. Now, the Rt Hon Professor Sir Robin Jacob is to be involved in another Samsung legal case – this time employed as an expert on its behalf.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
Mega will offer users 50GB of space on the cloud for files of any time, as well as encrypted email for the more secretive web-browser
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Digital revenue streams such as Spotify and YouTube have fuelled growth according to an IFPI report
Sunday 17 February 2013
A second volume of "pirate ballads, sea songs and chanteys" from the production house of Hal Willner. And this one's starrier than the first.
Wednesday 13 February 2013
The name of Donald Byrd means different things to different generations of music listeners. For those who prize the mainstream jazz of the 1950s and 1960s, he was a gifted trumpeter and one of the best practitioners of "hard-bop". But he reached a far wider audience in the 1970s, by aligning himself with the soul and funk music of the day, achieving huge sales, especially with the album Black Byrd. He was also possessed of a huge intellectual energy, and pursued an academic career in parallel with his musical one, taking lecturing jobs from the 1960s on.
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Local company Gradiente registered name seven years before the US firm
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
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Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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