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Apple iPhone 6 with 5.5-inch display, dubbed iPhone Air, delayed until 2015?

Apple iPhone 6 with 5.5-inch display, dubbed iPhone Air, delayed until 2015?

Tue, Apr 22, 2014 - Apple's iPhone 6, rumoured to come in a larger 5.5-inch size with iPhone Air name, could be delayed until as late as 2015. Since…

Earth Day: Five eco gadgets

Earth Day: Five eco gadgets

Tue, Apr 22, 2014 - Earth Day 2014 is here and there are a number of …

How to secure your Wi-Fi router from hackers

How to secure your Wi-Fi router from hackers

Mon, Apr 21, 2014 - Find your router's IP address If you then click …

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  • By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - ARM Holdings, whose chip technology powers Apple's iPhone, said demand for smartphones would pick up in the second half after a disappointing end to 2013 resulted in first-quarter profit rising less than in previous years. Sales of top-end smartphones, a market dominated by Apple and …

  • A multi-chassis cluster router is shown inside the exhibition hall at Huawei's headquarters in Shenzhen

    By Yimou Lee SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's No.2 telecoms equipment maker, on Wednesday shrugged off analysts' concerns that its growth will suffer from media reports alleging the United States accessed servers at its Shenzhen headquarters. The New York Times and Der Spiegel …

  • Novartis, Valeant bids herald new deal-making era for pharma Caroline Humer - Reuters - 14 hours ago
    A Novartis logo is pictured on its headquarters building in Mumbai

    A series of agreed or proposed drug company deals may herald a new era of acquisitions not seen since last decade as pharmaceutical companies improve their best businesses and exit weaker ones. Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline agreed to trade more than $20 billion (11 billion pounds) worth of assets, boosting Novartis' cancer-drug …

  • Cash for vehicle technology schemes Press Association - 17 hours ago
    Cummins and its partners will receive a £4.9 million grant for a £9.9 million project to deliver reductions in carbon emissions from bus engines

    Projects that will put Formula 1 technology into buses and diggers and develop the next generation of engines are to receive money from a joint £1 billion Government-industry fund.

  • Internet TV case: Justices skeptical, concerned MARK SHERMAN - Associated Press - 17 hours ago
    A videojournalist sets up outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2104. The court is hearing oral arguments between Aereo, Inc., an Internet startup company that gives subscribers access to television on their laptops and other portable devices and the over-the-air broadcasters. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.

  • AT&T had strong 1Q on wireless installment plans ANICK JESDANUN - Associated Press - 17 hours ago
    FILE - This Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, file photo shows an AT&T logo on an AT&T Wireless retail store front, in Philadelphia. AT&T reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T's wireless business had a strong first quarter as the company added more than 1 million subscribers and benefited from an installment plan that permits frequent phone upgrades.

  • Maine baby lobster decline could end high catches PATRICK WHITTLE - Associated Press - 19 hours ago
    FILE - In this June 2007, file photo, a scientist releases a juvenile lobster while doing research on Orr's Island in Harpswell, Maine. A University of Maine survey of 11 locations in the Gulf of Maine indicates the number of young lobsters has declined by more than half from their 2007 levels, a significant statistic, since lobsters typically take about eight years to reach the legal harvesting size. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

    YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) — The number of baby lobsters settling off the rocky coast of Maine continues to steadily decline — possibly foreshadowing an end to the recent record catches that have boosted New England's lobster fishery, scientists say.

  • The tail of a humpback whale emerges from the surface of the Pacific Ocean in Colombia, on July 22, 2011

    Environmentalist activists on Tuesday decried Canada's downgrading of humpback whale protections, suggesting the decision was fast-tracked to clear a major hurdle to constructing a pipeline to the Pacific Ocean.

  • Correction: Biofuels-Global Warming story Associated Press - 20 hours ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story April 20 about new research showing biofuels made with corn leftovers are worse for global warming than gasoline in the short term, The Associated Press erroneously reported that cellulosic biofuels that failed to release 60 percent less carbon than gasoline wouldn't earn a $1 per gallon …

  • In Internet TV case, justices show concern MARK SHERMAN - Associated Press - 21 hours ago
    A videojournalist sets up outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2104. The court is hearing oral arguments between Aereo, Inc., an Internet startup company that gives subscribers access to television on their laptops and other portable devices and the over-the-air broadcasters. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.

  • High court hears streaming TV case Mark Sherman, Associated Press - Associated Press - 22 hours ago
    High court hears streaming TV case

    Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can side with broadcasters in a copyright challenge to an Internet startup company without threatening the burgeoning world of cloud computing. The high ...

  • XCOR Aerospace Hires Private Spaceflight Pioneer Brian Binnie as Senior Test Pilot Douglas Messier, SPACE.com Contributor - SPACE.com - Tue, Apr 22, 2014
    XCOR Aerospace Hires Private Spaceflight Pioneer Brian Binnie as Senior Test Pilot

    MOJAVE, Calif. — Commercial astronaut Brian Binnie, who piloted the suborbital SpaceShipOne on a famous $10-million prize-winning flight nearly a decade ago, has been named XCOR Aerospace's senior test pilot. "I'm very pleased to be part of the XCOR team and look forward to working with friends and colleagues on many of …

  • Comcast adds video subscribers, beats Street Liana B. Baker - Reuters - Tue, Apr 22, 2014
    A Comcast sign is shown on the side of a vehicle in San Francisco

    Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable operator, posted higher first-quarter revenue and net income on Tuesday and showed it could add video subscribers for two quarters in a row, a rare sight in the cable industry. That surprised analysts who expected a loss of 26,000 net subscribers, according to StreetAccount. Last year's …

  • Comcast's profit rises; company adds video subscribers Liana B. Baker - Reuters - Tue, Apr 22, 2014
    A Comcast sign is shown on the side of a vehicle in San Francisco

    Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable operator, posted higher first-quarter revenue and net income on Tuesday showing it could add video subscribers for two quarters in a row, a rare sight in the cable industry. On the cable side, Comcast added 24,000 net video subscribers in the first quarter, which surprised Wall Street …

  • A passanger is reflected in a sign of German air carrier Lufthansa at Vienna's airport in Schwechat

    Lufthansa's IT infrastructure business, which the airline is trying to sell, is drawing interest from big IT groups IBM, Hewlett-Packard and France's Atos, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. The German airline earlier this month said it was seeking a buyer for the business, part of its IT unit Lufthansa Systems, …

 

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