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The New York gallery has started a new collection that will ignite the debate as to whether computer games can be called 'art'

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Days after announcing her departure from the helm of Financial Times owner Pearson, Dame Marjorie Scardino is preparing to give up a second high-profile role.

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Booming sales of Galaxy smartphones put Samsung on course for another record quarter as the South Korean giant shrugged off its recent legal defeat to rival Apple.

Superfast 4G services to become available this month

Superfast 4G services will be available in 10 cities across the UK by the end of the month, the owner of Orange and T-Mobile said today.

Mobile 4G crunch talks to be held

Crunch talks will be held tonight between mobile phone operators and regulators in a move that could result in superfast 4G services being launched within weeks.

Samsung hit for $12bn as shares slide and Apple calls for sales ban on rival's phones

The South Korean electronics giant Samsung took a $12bn (£7.6bn) body-blow yesterday as investors dumped its shares in the wake of its defeat by rival Apple in a bitter US patent row, which could lead to some of its models being banned.

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Samsung's Galaxy smartphones are outselling rival Apple's iPhones by nearly two to one, leading to record second-quarter profits for the Korean technology giant.

More losses as Nokia turnover dives

Nokia has admitted to another quarter of massive losses as it watched Apple and Samsung continue to ride roughshod through the smartphone market.

Nokia hit by smartphones slump

Nokia's net loss more than tripled in the second quarter on sagging sales of smartphones, a market in which the company is struggling to regain ground lost to rivals including Apple and Samsung.

Nokia to axe 10,000 jobs

Nokia is to slash 10,000 – or one in five – jobs and sell its luxury mobile phones brand Vertu to EQT Partners in the latest blow to the once-mighty Finnish telecoms company.

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