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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Sunday 07 July 2013
There are 20,000 posts advertised a month, but the job can't shake off its negative image
Friday 05 July 2013
Douglas Engelbart was the inventor of the mouse, the simple tool that dramatically changed the way in which humans interact with their computers. Since the first public demonstration of the mouse in 1968 over a billion have been sold worldwide. Although now slowly being overtaken by touchpads and touch-sensitive screens, the mouse and the concepts behind it, remain an important feature of all modern computers.
Wednesday 03 July 2013
Microsoft have shown off a new touchscreen that mimics how physical objects feel by offering ‘tactile feedback’ to users.
Friday 28 June 2013
Is there a cooler architect in Britain than Hugh Broughton? Cooler, as in designing Antarctic bases capable of withstanding temperatures of minus 55C and winds that surge to 100mph, and keeping researchers comfortable for the nine months of the year that they are marooned at their research bases without any prospect of flying or shipping out.
Thursday 27 June 2013
The largest ever donor to Oxford University and “extraordinary intellect” Dr James Martin has died, the university has said.
Three years after being knifed by Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd gets revenge and returns as Australian Prime Minister
Thursday 27 June 2013
In an extraordinary turnaround in political fortunes, Australia's former prime minister, Kevin Rudd, wrestled the top job back today from Julia Gillard, who ousted him nearly three years ago to the day.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Scientists today welcomed the Government's decision to maintain the science budget at £4.6bn a year and to raise capital funding on scientific research from £0.6bn to £1.1bn in 2015-16, which is to be kept it in line with inflation in the following year.
Thursday 20 June 2013
They are subjected to much greater scrutiny than traditional varieties, he says
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Two companies owned by the BBC’s new reality star Neville “Big Nev” Wilshire – who appears in the fly-on-the-wall documentary The Call Centre – have been fined £225,000 for making nuisance calls.
Sunday 16 June 2013
The battle against the deadly ash dieback disease has received an important boost after scientists unscrambled the genetic blueprint of a tree with an extremely rare resistance to the killer fungus.
Thursday 13 June 2013
Model, actress and television personality Caprice is expecting a baby just a month after a surrogate mother is expected to give birth for her.
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Google has bought the community-driven navigation app Waze, setting the stage for an expansion of its maps business.
Scientists proclaim MS treatment breakthrough after dramatic test results - but with small group so far
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Therapy involves extracting patient's white blood cells that are mixed with proteins and re-infused
Feeling tired? Blame city living: Living in urban areas could have major impact on biological clocks of humans and animals, say researchers
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Researchers compared the internal rhythms of blackbirds living in the countryside and in urban areas and found they differ significantly
Saturday 01 June 2013
French study finds higher incidence in elderly people who have had operations
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more